Overview Experience Events News Eric A. Haab Partner ehaab foley.com Download vCard Eric Haab is a partner and dispute resolution attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP where he concentrates his practice in the areas of reinsurance, insurance and insurance insolvency. For over 25 years, Mr. Haab has represented ceding companies and reinsurers in the U.S., London, Europe and Asia in the litigation and arbitration of complex reinsurance disputes. He is a member of the firm’s Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation Practice and the Insurance & Reinsurance Industry Team. Mr. Haab has litigated a wide variety of substantial disputes involving cutting edge reinsurance issues. He has extensive experience in both the property/casualty and life, accident & health reinsurance sectors. In addition, Mr. Haab has been involved in complex insurance insolvencies, including many with a cross-border dimension. His recent matters include numerous disputes regarding rate increases in connection with YRT life reinsurance agreements, cases regarding the allocation of complex coverage settlements of asbestos losses, disputes concerning the reinsurance of "pre-need" life insurance policies, various portfolios of personal accident reinsurance, high layer, catastrophic worker's compensation coverage, Bermuda Form coverage issues, medical stop loss treaties, and environmental coverage issues. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Haab was a partner in the Chicago office of Lovells LLP. He was a founding member of that office, and served as its managing partner for six years. Mr. Haab is a member of the law committee for ARIAS U.S. (2007-present). Education Mr. Haab received his law degree (J.D., 1989) from Harvard Law School and his bachelor’s degree (A.B, with high distinction, 1986) from the University of Michigan. Recognition Mr. Haab has been recognized as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business by Chambers USA (2003-present), recognized in the International Who's Who of Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers (2003-present) and the Who's Who Legal Illinois (2006-present). He was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in 2017 in the field of insurance law. He has also been selected for inclusion in the Illinois Super Lawyers® lists (2005-2010). In 2012-2016, he was recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in insurance: advice to insurers.* Admissions Mr. Haab is admitted to practice in Illinois. Publications “Arbitrator Disclosure and Arbitrator Bias,” ARIAS-U.S. Quarterly, June 2011, co-author "Transatlantic Commercial Litigation and Arbitration," John Fellas, ed. Oceana Publications, Inc., 2004, contributing author "The Rising Impact of Statutes of Limitations," Reactions, January 1997, co-author with Neal Moglin "Court Decisions Stress Broad Loss Distribution," Reactions, January 1996, co-author "Going on the Record," Reactions, October 1993, co-author "The Loss of Faith," Reactions, September 1993, co-author "A Devil of a Job," Reactions, October 1992, co-author *The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.