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Miller Nash Names Carrie Mount and Tristan Swanson as Insurance Recovery Team Cochairs



Miller Nash LLP, a leading Pacific Northwest law firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Carrie Mount and Tristan Swanson as cochairs of the firm's insurance recovery team.

"Carrie and Tristan are exceptional attorneys known for their expertise and creative client-focused solutions,” said Kieran Curley, managing partner of Miller Nash. “Their leadership will further strengthen our industry-leading insurance recovery team’s advocacy for our policyholder clients."

Insurance recovery team cochair Tristan Swanson brings more than 15 years of experience representing commercial policyholders. Tristan, who has been repeatedly recognized for his outstanding legal work, regularly litigates against the world’s largest insurers, and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for his policyholder clients. His ability to engineer amicable resolutions to the most difficult coverage situations along with his mastery of complex legal issues impacting insurance recovery has made Tristan one of the most sought-after insurance recovery attorneys nationwide. Tristan is a frequent speaker on insurance issues to audiences in industries ranging from construction to technology.

Joining Tristan as cochair is Carrie Mount, who has earned her reputation as one of the Northwest’s premier commercial policyholder lawyers. Armed with extensive experience with a variety of commercial lines, Carrie represents Miller Nash’s policyholder clients in claim negotiations, mediations, appraisals, and all stages of litigation, including jury trials. Her creative and collaborative approach to solving problems, tenacity, and substantive understanding of insurance coverage have made her an indispensable advocate for policyholders across a broad array of industries.

As cochairs, Carrie and Tristan will lead Miller Nash's efforts to provide innovative solutions and strategic counsel to policyholder clients in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

About Miller Nash’s Insurance Recovery Team
Miller Nash's insurance recovery team provides comprehensive representation to commercial policyholders across countless industries in a variety of contexts. We represent policyholders insured under all types of policies, including general liability, D&O, cyber, builder’s risk, marine, and professional liability. Our clients are large corporations, public entities, nonprofits, professional services organizations, and closely held companies. We have recovered over a billion dollars from insurers in the past decade alone.

Our insurance recovery attorneys offer a multitude of legal services to our commercial policyholder clients, including but not limited to:

  1. Insurance applications, procurement, and renewals;
  2. Drafting and negotiation of contractual insurance provisions;
  3. Loss notices and claim tenders;
  4. Claim presentations and settlement;
  5. Insurance appraisals;
  6. Informal negotiations;
  7. Mediations and, arbitrations; and
  8. Litigation, including appeals.

We have litigated issues that established new insurance law precedents in several jurisdictions. Our attorneys regularly speak and publish on issues that impact policyholders nationwide.

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