Bateman Seidel Miner Blomgren Chellis & Gram, P.C.
Kevin Mapes is a commercial litigator with more than 25 years of experience in state and federal courts in Oregon, Washington, and California. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of business disputes involving commercial lending, partnership disputes, general contract matters, construction disputes, and a wide variety of commercial real estate disputes. Mr. Mapes is also an experienced environmental litigator, and has represented clients in matters involving the federal Superfund law and its state-law equivalents, claims involving RCRA and the Clean Water Act, and claims for Natural Resource Damages.
Mr. Mapes dedicates a significant portion of his practice to the representation of policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. His policyholder clients range from individuals and small businesses to large publicly traded companies and municipalities. Mr. Mapes represents clients on a wide range of insurance coverage issues, including environmental matters, property damage claims, construction-related claims, directors and officers coverage disputes, business interruption claims, cyber coverage claims, and general commercial liability disputes. He has successfully pursued claims based on insurer bad faith and other extra-contractual claims, and has recovered millions of dollars for his policyholder clients. Mr. Mapes also advises clients on the scope of their insurance coverage and potential issues that could arise in the future. Mr. Mapes regularly speaks and writes on insurance coverage issues.