Kaitlin M. Calov
Associate | Chicago
312.244.6718 | kcalov@walkerwilcox.com
Legal Assistant | Jessica Vail
jvail@walkerwilcox.com | 312.244.6745
Paralegal | Kristin Duewerth
Overview

Kaitlin is an attorney in the Chicago office. She focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and analysis. Kaitlin has experience representing domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in matters involving professional liability, construction defects, environmental contamination, first-party property damage and general liability for bodily injuries.

Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Wisconsin
Education
  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., cum laude
Notable Decisions
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Von Hart, et al., Case No. 18-MR-335 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2019) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of general liability insurer with respect to the duty to defend and indemnify underlying premises liability claim)
  • First State Ins. Co., et al. v. Swiss Re. Amer. Corp., et al., Case No. 16-cv-1822-VAB, Dkt. Nos. 262 (D. Conn. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of commercial general liability insurer regarding number of aggregate limits available to insured for underlying asbestos claims under policy issued for 15 months)
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Miroslawa Inc., et al., Case No. 18-MR-00045 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2018) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of professional and commercial general liability insurer with respect to the duty to defend and indemnify underlying claims for breach of contract, invasion of privacy and negligence)
  • Market Street Bancshares, et al. v. Federal Insurance Co., Case No. 17-cv-00036-NJR-GCS, Dkt. Nos. 74, 80  (S.D. Ill. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of banker’s liability insurer regarding defense and indemnity obligation for underlying conversion and breach of fiduciary duty claims, application of the Illinois estoppel doctrine and bad faith claim) (appeal pending)
  • Rana Trucking, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, Case No. 18-010352-CB (Mich. Cir. Ct. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of motor truck cargo insurer in connection with underlying claim for indemnity involving an unscheduled trailer)
  • Premcor Refining Group, Inc. v. ACE Insur. Co. of Illinois, et al., 16-MR-78 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2017), aff’d on appeal, 2019 IL App (5th) 180210-U 7 (dismissal of action seeking defense and indemnity for underlying environmental clean-up claims against commercial general liability insurers)
  • Village of Sauk Village v. Brit Syndicates, 2013-CH-09150 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2017) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of public entity liability insurer regarding duty to defend underlying claims for bodily injuries and property damage resulting from contaminated water)
  • Sunshine v. Gen. Star Nat'l Ins. Co., No. 115CV01374SEBDML, 2016 WL 5371848 (S.D. Ind. Sept. 26, 2016) (dismissal of coverage and bad faith claims against professional liability insurer)
Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
Kaitlin M. Calov
Associate | Chicago
312.244.6718 | kcalov@walkerwilcox.com
Legal Assistant | Jessica Vail
jvail@walkerwilcox.com | 312.244.6745
Paralegal | Kristin Duewerth
Overview

Kaitlin is an attorney in the Chicago office. She focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and analysis. Kaitlin has experience representing domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in matters involving professional liability, construction defects, environmental contamination, first-party property damage and general liability for bodily injuries.

Admissions
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. Wisconsin
Education
  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., cum laude
Notable Decisions
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Von Hart, et al., Case No. 18-MR-335 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2019) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of general liability insurer with respect to the duty to defend and indemnify underlying premises liability claim)
  • First State Ins. Co., et al. v. Swiss Re. Amer. Corp., et al., Case No. 16-cv-1822-VAB, Dkt. Nos. 262 (D. Conn. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of commercial general liability insurer regarding number of aggregate limits available to insured for underlying asbestos claims under policy issued for 15 months)
  • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Miroslawa Inc., et al., Case No. 18-MR-00045 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2018) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of professional and commercial general liability insurer with respect to the duty to defend and indemnify underlying claims for breach of contract, invasion of privacy and negligence)
  • Market Street Bancshares, et al. v. Federal Insurance Co., Case No. 17-cv-00036-NJR-GCS, Dkt. Nos. 74, 80  (S.D. Ill. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of banker’s liability insurer regarding defense and indemnity obligation for underlying conversion and breach of fiduciary duty claims, application of the Illinois estoppel doctrine and bad faith claim) (appeal pending)
  • Rana Trucking, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, Case No. 18-010352-CB (Mich. Cir. Ct. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of motor truck cargo insurer in connection with underlying claim for indemnity involving an unscheduled trailer)
  • Premcor Refining Group, Inc. v. ACE Insur. Co. of Illinois, et al., 16-MR-78 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2017), aff’d on appeal, 2019 IL App (5th) 180210-U 7 (dismissal of action seeking defense and indemnity for underlying environmental clean-up claims against commercial general liability insurers)
  • Village of Sauk Village v. Brit Syndicates, 2013-CH-09150 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2017) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of public entity liability insurer regarding duty to defend underlying claims for bodily injuries and property damage resulting from contaminated water)
  • Sunshine v. Gen. Star Nat'l Ins. Co., No. 115CV01374SEBDML, 2016 WL 5371848 (S.D. Ind. Sept. 26, 2016) (dismissal of coverage and bad faith claims against professional liability insurer)
Affiliations
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Focus Areas
  • Overview

    Kaitlin is an attorney in the Chicago office. She focuses her practice in the areas of insurance coverage litigation and analysis. Kaitlin has experience representing domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in matters involving professional liability, construction defects, environmental contamination, first-party property damage and general liability for bodily injuries.

  • Credentials
    Admissions
    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, N.D. Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, E.D. Wisconsin
    Education
    • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., cum laude
    • Loyola University of Chicago, B.A., cum laude
  • Experience
    • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Von Hart, et al., Case No. 18-MR-335 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2019) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of general liability insurer with respect to the duty to defend and indemnify underlying premises liability claim)
    • First State Ins. Co., et al. v. Swiss Re. Amer. Corp., et al., Case No. 16-cv-1822-VAB, Dkt. Nos. 262 (D. Conn. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of commercial general liability insurer regarding number of aggregate limits available to insured for underlying asbestos claims under policy issued for 15 months)
    • Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Miroslawa Inc., et al., Case No. 18-MR-00045 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2018) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of professional and commercial general liability insurer with respect to the duty to defend and indemnify underlying claims for breach of contract, invasion of privacy and negligence)
    • Market Street Bancshares, et al. v. Federal Insurance Co., Case No. 17-cv-00036-NJR-GCS, Dkt. Nos. 74, 80  (S.D. Ill. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of banker’s liability insurer regarding defense and indemnity obligation for underlying conversion and breach of fiduciary duty claims, application of the Illinois estoppel doctrine and bad faith claim) (appeal pending)
    • Rana Trucking, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, Case No. 18-010352-CB (Mich. Cir. Ct. 2018) (summary judgment in favor of motor truck cargo insurer in connection with underlying claim for indemnity involving an unscheduled trailer)
    • Premcor Refining Group, Inc. v. ACE Insur. Co. of Illinois, et al., 16-MR-78 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2017), aff’d on appeal, 2019 IL App (5th) 180210-U 7 (dismissal of action seeking defense and indemnity for underlying environmental clean-up claims against commercial general liability insurers)
    • Village of Sauk Village v. Brit Syndicates, 2013-CH-09150 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2017) (judgment on the pleadings in favor of public entity liability insurer regarding duty to defend underlying claims for bodily injuries and property damage resulting from contaminated water)
    • Sunshine v. Gen. Star Nat'l Ins. Co., No. 115CV01374SEBDML, 2016 WL 5371848 (S.D. Ind. Sept. 26, 2016) (dismissal of coverage and bad faith claims against professional liability insurer)
  • Affiliations
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
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