Katherine Smith Dedrick, JD MBA

Areas of Practice

The areas of practice include:

Business Matters

  • Board governance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Transactional agreements
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment agreements
  • Insurance coverage opinions
  • Review and analysis of corporate and director/officer insurance
  • Risk management


  • Claim resolution
  • Coverage opinions
  • Dispute resolution

Insurance Matters

All lines including liability, property, business interruption, remediation stop loss, environmental impairment liability, D&O, E&O, professional liability.

  • Bad faith
  • Claim handling practices
  • Claim management
  • Claim resolution
  • Captive
  • Coverage opinions
  • Dispute resolution
  • Insurance policy review
  • Manuscript issues
  • Reinsurance

Non-public arbitrator