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drupprecht@reedsmith.com

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Dominic Rupprecht is a litigator whose practice focuses on insurance coverage disputes on behalf of policyholders as well as other complex commercial litigation.  As part of his insurance coverage practice, Dominic has assisted policyholders in recovering tens of millions of dollars for claims arising from environmental liabilities, toxic torts, trademark disputes, first-party losses, and other claims.  He has won rulings on behalf of clients on issues of first impression, including related to the scope of the duty to defend, whether a PRP Notice qualifies as a “suit” under a general liability policy, and the transfer of coverage rights.  Dominic has also assisted policyholders in securing coverage without the need for litigation, negotiating coverage-in-place agreements, and counseling clients regarding their insurance programs.

Credentials

  • Bucknell University, 2007, B.A., magna cum laude
  • Pennsylvania State University, 2010, J.D., summa cum laude,
    • Class Valedictorian
    • Articles Editor, Penn State Law Review
    • Woolsack Honor Society

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania

  • Board, Penn State Law Alumni Society
  • Board, River City Brass Band
  • Board, Lawrenceville Hospitality Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Penn State Law Distinguished Alumni Award, 2016