Fidelity Bond Defense


A commercial dispute involving dishonesty or malfeasance on the part of an employee, officer, or director can cause a serious drain on a business’ resources. In turn, fidelity insurers experience financial ramifications as they typically bear the burden of such claims.

Kelley Kronenberg’s Fidelity Bond Defense Practice Group has extensive experience in the investigation and defense of claims likely to be encountered by fidelity insurers. Our team specializes in defending commercial crime claims, including the following:

  • Bookkeeper Defalcation
  • Bribery
  • Check Fraud
  • Cyber Crimes
  • Derivative Losses
  • Embezzlement
  • Employee Dishonesty
  • Expense Account Abuse
  • Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Industrial Sabotage
  • Insider Trading Losses
  • Inventory Theft
  • Mortgage Fraud Schemes
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Telecommunication Fraud
  • Wire Fraud

Recognized as a team of highly skilled professionals, our firm has the knowledge, tools, and resources to help our clients make early assessments of their claims and assert coverage defenses, when appropriate. We meticulously review the applicable insurance policies and underlying relevant transactions to develop a plan of action that advances our clients’ objectives. While resolution of these matters without litigation is often the goal, our attorneys are highly experienced in and fully prepared to litigate fidelity bond disputes, when in our clients’ best interests.

Our Fidelity Bond Defense Team is swift and efficient in addressing our clients’ needs, using a multidisciplinary approach that spans multiple practice areas and jurisdictions. Our fidelity bond attorneys work side-by-side with our Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights, Commercial Litigation, Copyright and Trademark, Data Privacy and Technology, and Mortgage Banking and Lending Practice Groups to ensure our clients receive the most comprehensive representation available. These expansive inner-firm resources place our Fidelity Bond Defense Team in a unique position to investigate, litigate, and resolve complex claims and mitigate claims presenting high-exposure risk.