John N. Love

617.859.2710

Experience

  • Insurance practice focuses on both property and casualty coverage issues as well as reinsurance. 
  • Claims involve major industrial, commercial, and technology losses.
  • Intellectual property practice has involved patent litigation ranging from cameras to vaccines, including issues involving trademarks and trade names.

Declaratory judgments ruling no duty to defend lawsuits under the “personal and advertising injury” coverage of CGL policies.

Dismissal of coverage lawsuits for construction defect claims.

September 11 insurance claims for all buildings at the World Trade Center and several related business interruption claims.

Reinsurance claims involving loss of data, pharmaceuticals, asbestos, ocean cargo, and supercomputers.

Mold and other progressive loss claims.

Super Lawyers 2018
  • Named a “Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law,” American Lawyer Media (2013)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2012-2020 editions)
  • Named a "Massachusetts Super Lawyer," Super Lawyers (2004, 2006-2018)
Bar Admissions
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Maine
  • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, Minnesota
Education
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (1978)
  • Cornell University, B.S., Engineering, with distinction
Professional Associations
  • Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association, Board of Directors 
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association - Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Ensuing Loss Coverage
    American Bar Association, Las Vegas, Nevada (April 8, 2016)
  • All Risk Overview
    American Bar Association, Palm Beach, Florida (May 16, 2013)
  • A Greater Appreciation of Contingent Business
    Loss Executives Association, Tampa, Florida (January 18, 2012)
  • Mock Reinsurance Arbitration Deliberation
    Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association, Harvard Club, Boston, Massachusetts (October 1, 2009)
  • Dollars and Sense: Loss of Market, Business Interruption, Contingent Business Interruption, and Creative Lawyering
    PLRB/FDCC, Chicago, Illinois (September 14, 2008)
  • A New Twist on an Old Problem: The Impact of a Loss of Historical Data on the Business Interruption Claim
    The Property Loss Research Bureau and The Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, Embassy Suites O'Hare Hotel, Chicago, Illinois (October 23, 2006)
  • Business Interruption Issues
    Practicing Law Institute (February 14, 2005)
  • Critical Issues in Business Interruption After 9-11
    Joint PLRB/FDCC (September 14, 2004)
  • Mold and the Causation Quagmire
    Complex Insurance Claims Litigation Association (June 14, 2003)
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