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Ben Lenhart is a partner practicing in the areas of insurance and litigation. He serves as co-chair for Covington’s preeminent Insurance Practice Group. For more than 20 years, he has helped his coverage clients successfully resolve their insurance disputes. Mr. Lenhart believes that his clients are best served by knowing how and when to use all of the tools available to resolve coverage disputes including settlement negotiations, ADR, and litigation. Using this balanced approach, many of his coverage cases resolve successfully with little or no litigation. He has been named as a leading lawyer by numerous ranking firms including Chambers USA (Nationwide), Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America, International Who’s Who, Washington DC Super Lawyers and PLC Leading Lawyers, and he is one of only a dozen policyholder lawyers nationwide included in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame. He has been a featured speaker at many leading insurance conferences.

Pro Bono

  • More than a dozen landlord/tenant and disability cases for D.C. area low income residents
  • Mississippi Center for Justice (Katrina insurance advice)
  • Jerry Rogers (representation of death row inmate)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Georgetown Law Center, Adjunct Professor, Constitutional Law (23 years)
  • ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Asbestos Subcommittee, Regional Representative
  • NARTC, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

Previous Experience

  •  Barrerra, Siqueiros & Torres Landa, Mexico City, “Lawyer from abroad" (1989)
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Insurance Law
  • Chambers USA, Leading Business Lawyers
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers, Insurance
  • Legal 500, Leading Insurance Lawyers
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star - Insurance 
  • Euromoney Legal Media, World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers
  • The BTI Consulting Group, Client Service All-Stars
  • Who’s Who Legal, Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Practical Law Company (PLC), Leading Lawyers