Jack C. Hsu



Los Angeles
312 214 5355


Jack represents multi-national and U.S. insurers in complex property & casualty, excess, and reinsurance claims. He also audits excess and reinsurance claims for Lloyd’s and London insurers. As national counsel, he coordinates claims for large account insureds.

Jack has thirty years of experience in defending insurers in first and third-party energy, construction, manufacturing, and transportation claims. He advises clients on catastrophic losses, pollution liability, cyber risks, and bad faith.

Jack has successfully resolved disputes involving ISO, Bermuda form, London, and manuscript wordings, including standard and nonstandard pollution exclusions, claims made and occurrence reported coverage, integrated and batch occurrence, cargo, hull and P&I cover, completed operations and business risk exclusions, allocation of costs, application misrepresentation, policy nullification and rescission, and the priority of coverage among insurers.
Jack defends clients with high deductibles or self-insured retentions in personal injury and property damage claims, including commercial property owners, developers, retailers, contractors, manufacturers, and service providers. He also represents clients in contract dispute, warranty, class action, and compliance matters.

Jack is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell. He was selected for inclusion in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 Illinois Super Lawyers®. Jack is past vice-chair of the Economics of Tort and Insurance Law Practice Committee of the American Bar Association.


  • University of Chicago, A.B., 1990
  • Indiana University, J.D., 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1993
  • California, 2003
  • New York, 2009

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Central, Southern, and Northern Districts of California, District of Colorado, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims