Barnes & Thornburg LLP
For more than 25 years, Tom Mielenhausen devoted his practice exclusively to resolving insurance coverage disputes in favor of commercial policyholders throughout the U.S.Tom helped many types of businesses obtain successful outcomes through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation in trial and appellate courts.
Tom has extensive experience in resolving the often complex coverage issues associated with a variety of insurance policies, including:
In 2009, Tom led the effort to secure passage of the Minnesota Business Policyholder Act (Minn. Stat. '60A.0811), which entitles a commercial property/casualty policyholder to 10% annual interest when it prevails in a coverage dispute. Tom led and served on several Minnesota Supreme Court and bar committees working to improve the delivery of legal services to the disadvantaged. He is also an inventor ' he holds two software patents related to computerized research.