Kyle P. Brinkman

Biography

Kyle Brinkman is an associate in Blank Rome’s policyholder-only insurance recovery practice.

Kyle focuses his practice on representing corporate policyholders or their directors and officers in complex insurance coverage matters, from preemptive analysis of coverage for potential risks to advocacy, dispute resolution, litigation, and appeals.

Kyle’s clients have included regulated utilities, hospitality and entertainment industry companies, logistics companies, private equity firms, chemical, pharmaceutical, and other manufacturers, and individual directors and officers. Matters handled for these clients include disputes as to:

  • defense and indemnity coverage relating to asbestos, mass tort, and environmental liabilities
  • defense and indemnity coverage relating to advertising injury liabilities
  • defense and indemnity coverage relating to government investigation, shareholder derivative, and other fiduciary duty liabilities
  • insurance coverage implications of corporate bankruptcies
  • first party coverage for high value accidental and theft losses

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Recognitions

  • 2016–2019, Washington, D.C. “Rising Star” in Insurance Coverage, listed in Super Lawyers
  • 2015 and 2018, Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

Affiliations

Professional Activities

Kyle volunteers with the Duke Ellington High School for the Arts’ Student-Lawyer Round Table and Street Law projects.

While in law school, he was on the Virginia Law Review.

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Virginia

Education

  • Georgetown University, AB
  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD