Dan Rylaarsdam has more than 19 years of litigation experience. He focuses on negotiating and obtaining insurance benefits for corporate and individual policyholders in a broad range of complex, multi-million-dollar insurance coverage matters through litigation, mediation, and facilitated settlement.
Dan’s insurance recovery and litigation experience includes diverse first- and third-party disputes in California and around the nation involving directors’ and officers’ liability, entertainment claims, errors and omissions claims, first-party property/business interruption losses, commercial general liability policies, cyber risks, construction defects/additional insured issues, employment practices liability, and intellectual property claims. He also conducts insurance policy audits during underwriting and after placement to maximize his client’s potential for insurance recovery.
Dan is active in the American Bar Association Litigation Section. He formally served as the co-chair of the Excess and Umbrella Subcommittee of the Section’s Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee and as the Committee’s co-editor-in-chief.
Dan has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© Insurance Law list from 2020 to 2023.