Steven P. Wright

Partner

State Street Financial Center, One Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111-2950

United States of America

Mr. Wright is a partner in the Boston office of K&L Gates and has a broad-based commercial litigation practice. Mr. Wright has been actively involved in the trial and management of cases in federal and state courts in Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Maine, North Carolina, Illinois and a variety of other jurisdictions around the country. Mr. Wright also has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clients in arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution settings.

In addition to his general commercial litigation practice, Mr. Wright maintains a substantial focus on the insurance coverage area. In the insurance coverage area, he has represented a wide range of policyholders, including publicly traded corporations, privately held corporations, financial services companies (including broker-dealers, registered advisers, mutual funds, hedge funds, and independent directors of funds), non-profits, quasi-governmental entities and public entities. Mr. Wright has litigated coverage issues arising out of directors and officers (“D&O”) policies, errors and omissions (“E&O”)/professional liability policies, commercial general liability policies, fidelity/crime policies, products and food contamination and recall policies, property policies and a variety of specialty insurance policies. Mr. Wright also advises clients in connection with cyber insurance matters relating to cyber breaches and attacks. Mr. Wright regularly assists clients in the claims process, seeking to resolve disputes with insurers through negotiation or mediation prior to litigation. He also regularly counsels clients concerning risk mitigation, including the purchase, renewal, and negotiation of insurance policies.

Education

  • B.A., Columbia University (1997)
    (magna cum laude)
  • J.D., Boston College Law School (2000)
    (cum laude)

Admissions

Bar of Massachusetts, Bar of Maine
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