Colleen A. Beverly


Location: Chicago, IL

Phone: 312.606.7624


Colleen represents insurance companies throughout the United States in a multitude of complex insurance coverage matters, including environmental, asbestos, silica, manganese, mold, semiconductor clean room and advertising injury claims. In addition to this large scale litigation, Colleen often consults clients on coverage decisions, prepares opinion letters and assists clients in the drafting of declination and reservation of rights letters with respect to general and excess liability policies, workers compensation/employers’ liability policies and professional liability policies. Colleen has also filed many declaratory judgment actions to determine coverage issues with respect to assault and battery and liquor liability exclusions, obtaining favorable rulings in every action.

Colleen has tried numerous insurance coverage cases involving millions of dollars of insurance coverage limits. Colleen has also participated in the mediation of many large scale, multi-party insurance coverage disputes.

Colleen has a scientific background with a bachelor of science degree in biology. Colleen is a registered patent attorney, admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Colleen has worked at Clausen Miller her entire legal career, starting as a law clerk at the firm during her first year in law school. Outside of work, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband and four children.

Matters of Note

  • Century Surety Co. v. Euro, Inc.,

    2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73663

  • John Crane v. Admiral Ins. Co.,

    2013 IL App (1st) 093240-B

  • Coffeyville Res. Ref. & Mktg., LLC v. Ill. Union Ins. Co.,

    979 F.Supp.2d 1199 (D. Kan. 2013)

  • Tadlock v. Century Surety Co.,

    2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157218

  • Varlen Corp. v. Nat’l Union Fire. Ins. Co.,

    2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83126

  • BASF AG v. Great American Assurance Co. ,

    595 F. Supp.2d 899 (N.D. Ill. 2009)

  • Associated Indemnity Corp. v. The Dow Chemical Co.,

    248 F.Supp.2d 629 (E.D. Mich. 2003)

  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

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  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

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    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

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    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

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  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

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  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

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    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

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