Mr. Hosking is a trial lawyer who maintains an active trial practice in federal and state courts, where he has represented a broad range of clients on a wide variety of litigation matters. Mr. Hosking has tried more than 50 cases to verdict, and has appeared as lead or trial counsel in more than 74 federal and state courts. He has significant jury trial experience and a record of notable verdicts. He is also a certified mediator with extensive experience in mediations, arbitrations and early case evaluation. Mr. Hosking has served as lead counsel in the following substantive areas: class actions (including nationwide and multi-state class actions), business torts, insurance coverage, contract and general commercial, defamation, ERISA, health care, labor and employment, oil and gas, toxic torts and environmental (including defense of citizen suits, class actions, commercial actions and government suits, and prosecution of environmental indemnification and cost recovery claims against private and government parties). In the insurance coverage area, he served as lead trial counsel in complex coverage actions tried to jury verdicts in Connecticut and Washington and as lead trial counsel in coverage actions that were concluded before trial commenced in California and Ohio.