Kimball Ann Lane

Of Counsel

  • Kimball Ann Lane
  • Phone: +1 212 692 1023
    Fax: +1 212 202 7573

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086
    USA

Kimball Ann Lane concentrates her practice in insurance and reinsurance law and complex business litigation. She is admitted to practice in New York, California and before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Duane Morris, Ms. Lane was the partner in charge of the New York office of a California based law firm. While actively engaged in the practice of law, Ms. Lane has dedicated herself to other areas of her profession. Ms. Lane is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, where she currently volunteers her services to its Veterans Assistance Project and was previously active in its student mentoring program. Presently, she serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Union League Club where she is also Chair of its History Committee and member of its Membership Development Committee. 

She served as co-chair of the New York Women's Bar Association Standing Committee on Professional Ethics & Discipline. She was a member of the Federal Defense Council, the International Association of Defense Council, the Defense Research Institute and AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society. She was appointed a referee of the California State Bar Court and the State Bar's Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct. She served on the Client Relations and Arbitration Committees of the San Diego Bar Association. She has served as an arbitrator and was an instructor of labor law at a local law school.

Ms. Lane was a director of the San Diego State University Alumni Association, president and director of The Charter 100, a professional women's organization and director of the San Diego Big Sisters League. In addition, she has been a speaker for the Practising Law Institute, Executive Enterprises, Inc., Continuing Education of the Bar, State Bar of California and Fulcrum Information Services, Inc. In 1990 she was honored by the YWCA as an outstanding woman professional at its Tribute to San Diego Women in Industry. Ms. Lane is a graduate of Loyola University of Los Angeles School of Law, where she contributed to and was associate editor of the Loyola Law Review. She attended San Diego State University.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Complex Business Litigation

Representative Matters

  • Counsel to domestic and international insurers and reinsurers
  • Represent insurers and reinsurers in coverage disputes involving a broad range of financial products

Admissions

  • New York
  • California
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Education

  • Loyola University School of Law, J.D.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
    - Section of Litigation
    - Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
    - Referee, State Bar Court, 1979-1987
    - Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, 1980-1983
  • The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • San Diego County Bar Association
    - Client Relations Committee, 1977-1987
    - Arbitration Committee, 1979-1987
  • AIDA Reinsurance & Insurance Arbitration Society
  • Federal Bar Council
  • New York Women's Bar Association
    - Former Co-chair, Standing Committee on Professional Ethics & Discipline
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Arbitrator, San Diego Superior and Municipal Courts, 1980-1987
  • Instructor, Labor Law, Western State University School of Law, 1978-1979
  • Charter 100, a professional women's organization

Honors and Awards

  • YWCA Outstanding Woman Professional, 1990 Tribute to Women in Industry

Board Memberships

  • United States Army War College Foundation, Inc.
    - Board of Trustees
  • Union League Club

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Big Sisters League
  • Knickerbocker Republican Club
  • Lawyers Club
  • Delegate, Republican Judicial District Convention
  • New York Republican County Committee
  • New York Women's Republican Club
  • San Diego State University Alumni Association