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Education

  • Brown University, B.A. (2002)
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. (2007)

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Miranda H. Turner

Partner
Washington, D.C.
mturner@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2659
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Miranda H. Turner is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance and Litigation practice groups. Miranda represents major insurance companies and other corporate clients in federal and state litigation around the country. Her experience focuses on complex insurance coverage litigation and advice, including in connection with environmental, toxic tort, and products liability disputes. Miranda litigates an array of coverage issues, such as allocation, contribution, exhaustion, duty to defend, and policy conditions and exclusions, in addition to a broad range of general commercial disputes. She also provides strategic advice and policy analysis regarding coverage, defenses to coverage, and emerging issues in the industry. Miranda has experience representing insurance clients in bankruptcy matters, regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, and providing advice around disclosures and governance.

Miranda graduated from Brown University and the University of Virginia School of Law. She clerked for the Honorable Beverly B. Martin in the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia.

Representative Matters

  • Represented an insurer in COVID-19 related litigation over first-party coverage disputes.
  • Obtained judgment on the pleadings, subsequently affirmed on appeal, in favor of an insurer over coverage for cleanup costs under an environmental liability policy.
  • Represented an insurer in connection with potential coverage obligations to insureds facing talc-related products liability and attendant bankruptcy issues.
  • Represented an insurer in coverage litigation over multiple issues arising out of legacy asbestos liability, including allocation, contribution, and trigger of coverage.
  • Represented an insurer in connection with the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, including evaluation of underlying exposure, policy analysis, and mediation of coverage disputes and contribution claims.


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Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York



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Jul.21.2021 Experienced First-Chair Insurance Litigator Miranda H. Turner Joins Crowell & Moring