Daniel E. Feinberg


  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography
    Daniel E. Feinberg is a Partner in GRSM’s Chicago and Milwaukee offices, practicing primarily in the Commercial Litigation and Insurance Practice Groups.  
    Dan is a litigator who, for the past 20 years, has handled complex commercial cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States.  He has extensive trial, appellate and ADR experience in a broad range of cases involving professional liability, directors and officers liability, product liability, toxic torts, long-tail/progressive injuries and bad faith.  Dan has successfully litigated these matters on behalf of both insurers (in the insurance coverage context) and businesses and professionals (in the direct defense context).  
    In addition to his core practice areas, Dan has handled complex disputes involving bankruptcy issues, employment issues, commercial agreements, business torts, corporate successor liability and consumer fraud.  
    Prior to joining GRSM, Daniel was a partner at another Am Law 100 law firm.


    • Illinois
    • Wisconsin
    • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin


    • American Bar Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Illinois State Bar Association
    • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience
    • Hiscox Ins. Co. Inc. v. The Center For Financial, Legal & Tax Planning, Inc., Case No. 22-CH-2811 (Cook County, Illinois June 27, 2023) (summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
    • Lynn Properties, LLC v. JTH Tax, Inc., et al., Case No. 21-CV-305 (W.D. Wis. Aug. 30, 2022) (summary judgment in defendant’s favor in negligence/breach of contract action).
    • East Coast Entertainment of Durham, LLC v/ Houston Casualty Co., 2021 WL 4437818 (N.D. Ill. 2021); aff’d – F.4th – (7th Cir. 2022) (dismissal in insurer’s favor).
    • Hartford Acc. and Indemn. Co., et al. v. Danna Pools Inc., et al., Case No. 21-MR-187 (DuPage County, Illinois Apr. 22, 2026) (summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
    • The Doe Run Resources Corp. v. American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Company, 531 S.W.3d 508 (Mo. 2017) (summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
    • The Travelers Indemnity Company v. Amsted Industries, Inc., 2016 WL 6878949 (Ill. Ct. App. 2016) (summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
    • Adams v. Employers Insurance Company of Wausau, 49 N.E.3d 924 (Ill. Ct. App. 2016) (defeated claimants’ attempts to access dissolved insured’s expired insurance policies).
    • Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company v. Lumber Liquidators, Inc., 314 F.R.D. 180 (E.D. Va. 2016) (successful intervention in first-filed coverage action).
    • Fairmount Park, Inc. v. The Travelers Indemnity Company, 982 F. Supp. 2d 864 (S.D. Ill. 2013) (summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
    • Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Chubb Custom Insurance Company, 864 F. Supp. 2d 301 (E.D. Pa. 2012) (summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
    • ProBuild Holdings, Inc. v. Granite State Insurance Company, 2011 WL 31128 (Colo. Dist. Ct. 2011) (dismissal in insurer’s favor).
    • Amsted Industries, Inc. v. The Travelers Indemnity Company, No. 2011-CV-1463 (N.D. Ill. July 8, 2011) (dismissal in insurer’s favor).
    • Select Insurance Company v. Renewable Environmental Solutions, LLC, 2008 WL 4104552 (W.D. Mo. 2008) (defeated insured’s attempt to stay coverage action).
    • United State Fire Insurance Company v. Bunge North America, Inc., 2008 WL 3077074 (D. Kan. 2008) (partial summary judgment in insurer’s favor).
  • Publications & Presentations


    • Hot Topics in Insurance Coverage Law, GRSM Legal Education Conference, New York, NY (May 2023)
    • Hot Topics in Insurance Coverage Law, GRSM Legal Education Conference, Hartford, CT (May 2023)


    • Daniel E. Feinberg and Geoffrey Repo, Not So Fast: Eight Corners Rule Is Not The Final Word, Law360 (January 5, 2017)
    • Defenses to Bad Faith Claims, Second Edition, New Appleman Insurance Bad Faith Litigation (2010)
  • Education


    J.D., Loyola University Chicago, 1999

    B.A., Indiana University, 1996

  • Languages
    • Spanish