White and Williams
MAURICE PESSO is a Partner at White and Williams LLP in New York City. Mr. Pesso represents domestic and international insurers in connection with insurance coverage and liability issues arising under major professional liability lines, including directors and officers (public and private company), banker and financial professional liability, errors and omissions and fiduciary liability. Insurance company clients seek Maurice’s advice and guidance on many of their most highest profile and most significant matters, including securities class actions, shareholders derivative actions, private equity disputes, and in bankruptcy and insolvency issues arising in the insurance context. Maurice has resolved hundreds of these matters through mediation, arbitration, and in coverage litigation before state and federal courts across the country. Maurice is a frequent speaker on issues of interest to professional liability insurers, specifically with respect to exposures faced by directors and officers and how those exposures can impact professional liability insurers.