Randy J. Maniloff Counsel

Philadelphia, PA | Direct 215.864.6311 | Fax 215.789.7608
 | maniloffr@whiteandwilliams.com
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Randy Maniloff concentrates his practice in the representation of insurers in coverage disputes over primary and excess obligations under a host of policies, including commercial general liability, various professional liability, liquor liability and policies covering Indian Tribes. Randy has significant experience in coverage matters involving construction defects, including additional insured and contractual indemnity issues.

Randy previously spent seven years as a White and Williams Partner and recently transitioned to Counsel as he pursues certain insurance writing projects.  He still maintains a full-time insurance coverage practice at the firm.

Randy is the co-author of “General Liability Insurance Coverage – Key Issues in Every State” (with Professor Jeffrey Stempel of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Boyd School of Law).  

Randy publishes Coverage Opinions: Judicial Opinions Today – Impact On Counsel’s Opinions Tomorrow, a free, bi-weekly insurance coverage newsletter that reports and provides commentary on just-released decisions that concern numerous issues under commercial general liability and professional liability insurance policies.  A careful selection process ensures that only decisions that address coverage issues of broad interest are featured.  In addition, each issue of Coverage Opinions features an interview with a leading figure in the insurance field.  For more information about Coverage Opinions, and to subscribe, visit the Coverage Opinions website

Randy is a frequent lecturer at industry seminars and has been quoted on insurance coverage topics by such media as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, Dow Jones Newswires, Associated Press, A.M. Best, Business Insurance, National Underwriter, Insurance Journal, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Times-Picayune and The National Law Journal.

Randy is a frequent contributor of articles to numerous insurance publications, addressing a variety of insurance coverage topics. For the past fourteen years, Randy has published a year-end article that addresses the ten most significant insurance coverage decisions of that year. Randy has written for such influential organizations as The Federalist Society, Manhattan Institute, Washington Legal Foundation and FC&S.

For over four years Randy published Binding Authority, an e-mail newsletter that provided summaries and in-depth analysis of just-issued significant insurance coverage decisions. Randy retired Binding Authority in 2012 to pursue his Coverage Opinions newsletter. 

Randy serves as one of three Deans of the White and Williams Coverage College - an annual event that brings together 500 insurance professionals from across the country, representing approximately 150 companies, for an intensive day-long curriculum of insurance coverage education.

Before entering private practice, Randy spent four years as counsel to Professional Travel Insurance Company, Ltd., a Gibraltar-based insurer conducting business primarily in the United Kingdom.

Recognition & Involvement

In October 2014, Randy was elected as a member of the American Law Institute, the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and otherwise improve the law. At that time Randy was one of three new members from Pennsylvania, along with a federal judge and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice.

Since 2009, Randy has been named by U.S. News and World Report / Best Lawyers as a "Best Lawyer" in the area of Insurance Law. He has also been a finalist for LexisNexis’s national Insurer Attorney of the Year.

Since 2006, Randy was selected in a survey of his peers as a Pennsylvania "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics magazine. 




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Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, JD, 1991

Pennsylvania State University, BS, with distinction, 1988