Taryn’s practice focuses on providing insurance coverage advice to both domestic and international insurers regarding commercial property and commercial general liability claims. In addition, Taryn represents insurers in coverage litigation, including the pursuit of declaratory judgment actions and defense of breach of contract and bad faith actions against insurers in both first and third-party claims.

In 2017, Taryn was seconded to two leading Lloyd’s syndicates for a period of six months.  In these roles, she worked with the in-house legal teams and provided advice regarding U.S. and international claims (including property and casualty, marine, reinsurance, contingency, cargo, and professional indemnity claims), and conducted coverage litigation management and assessment. Taryn also worked with underwriters to draft and review U.S. policy wordings.

Taryn also represents insureds as defense counsel in direct litigation involving personal injury and professional liability claims.

Obtained summary judgment in a U.S. District Court regarding rescission based on material misrepresentations in a policy application.

Represented London and domestic insurers in coverage litigation stemming from cult leader’s alleged sexual abuse of minors.

Represented domestic insurer and obtained summary judgment on all extra-contractual damages claims, which included allegations of unreasonable coverage denial and failure to settle.

Represented insurers in coverage litigation with respect to property damage claims at commercial properties, arising from a variety of perils including hail, theft, fire, vandalism, windstorm, and flood.

Representing insurers in numerous large property loss claims arising out of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria across the southeastern U.S., Texas, and the Caribbean.

Representing certain insurers in force-placed class action.

American Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia

National Association of Professional Women

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers