Marcy Levine Aldrich concentrates her practice in complex litigation disputes, including class action litigation and complex insurance litigation. In particular, Marcy has handled the defense of over 150 class action cases in both state and federal courts.
Marcy has significant experience defending property and casualty insurers in class action litigation involving a wide variety of issues including, but not limited to: insurers' specification of non-original equipment manufacturer parts for insured vehicles; whether automobile insurers are required to pay for "diminished value" losses in the first party context; the use of "betterment" deductions in adjusting insured losses; compliance with Florida "three-option letter" statute in connection with insurance premium quotes; deductible refund practices in connection with subrogation claims; handling of uninsured motorist claims; adjustment for overhead and profit in connection with homeowners' insurance claims; adjustment of hurricane claims under homeowners' policies; and a wide variety of issues arising under the Florida No-Fault ("PIP") Statute.
She also defends insurers in class actions involving underwriting issues, coverage issues, insurance agency issues, disability insurance issues, and claims handling issues. In addition to insurance class action litigation, Marcy handles the prosecution and defense of appeals on behalf of insurers in both state and federal appellate courts, and the defense of extracontractual and bad faith claims against insurers in state and federal courts.
Marcy represents securities industry firms in securities class action cases, as well as in disputes before the NASD and the NYSE. Marcy also has experience in handling other complex commercial disputes, including class action disputes involving warranty issues, products liability, RICO, and contract matters.
Marcy regularly publishes articles on the subject of class action litigation in various publications, including ABA and DRI publications. She has served as a Regional Coordinating Editor of the annual ABA Survey of State Class Action Laws for several years.