Seth Lamden

Seth D. Lamden

Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Contact Info

Blank Rome LLP
444 W. Lake St., Ste. 1650
Chicago, IL 60606
Tel: (312) 776–2524


Mr. Lamden joined CGL Reporter as an executive editor in 2016 and currently serves on the Insurance Law Essentials Board. He is a frequent author and speaker on insurance coverage and risk management issues.

Mr. Lamden is a partner in the Insurance Recovery Practice Group of Blank Rome LLP, resident in the firm's Chicago office. For more than 20 years, he has focused his legal practice exclusively on helping policyholders understand and enforce their rights to insurance coverage. Through litigation and negotiation, Mr. Lamden has helped policyholders recover hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance proceeds in connection with a broad array of claims and losses, including consumer class actions, professional liability claims, environmental claims, course-of-construction property damage and delay claims, construction defect claims, toxic tort claims, product liability claims, directors and officers liability claims, employment practices claims, Employee Retirement Income Security Act fiduciary liability claims, property damage, cyber claims, and business interruption losses. Mr. Lamden is widely recognized for his insurance recovery practice and is listed in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Illinois Super Lawyers, and the Leading Lawyers Network. He also maintains an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is a fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel.

Mr. Lamden is an active member of the American Bar Association's Tort, Trial, and Insurance Practice Section, including serving as the 2021–2022 chair of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee and the 2018–2018 chair of the Self-Insurers and Risk Managers Committee.