My goal is always to identify and secure the best business solution for our client. A win is not a victory if it doesn’t achieve that goal.

Peri Mahaley assists corporate policyholders in securing recoveries for major claims and losses from their insurance carriers.

As a Senior Counsel in Pillsbury’s leading Insurance Recovery and Advisory practice, Peri brings over 27 years’ experience representing and advising policyholder clients in the recovery of insurance proceeds in a wide array of bet-the-company claims. She is one of Pillsbury’s most knowledgeable practitioners regarding insurance recovery for losses and liabilities arising out of cyber-attacks, computer fraud and privacy violations.

Representative Experience

Representing several Sony companies in recovering insurance for claims and losses arising out of the PlayStation® and “Guardians of Peace” cyber-attacks, including coverage litigation with general liability insurers.


Advising a number of the world’s largest mining and metals refining companies in negotiating global settlements of their historical insurance coverage for environmental liabilities.


Assisting major loyalty program administrator to recover insurance proceeds for claims and losses arising out of cyber-based fraudulent redemption of gift cards worth millions of dollars.

Professional Highlights

Member of the Insurance Recovery & Advisory practice, named by Law360 as a Practice Group of the Year in 2015 and 2016.


The Legal 500 U.S., Cyber Law (2017) and Data Protection and Data Breach Response (2017)

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  • Blog Posts
    • GDPR is Coming—Have You Checked Your Insurance Program Lately?, Author: Peri N. Mahaley, Policyholder Pulse, 02/07/2018
    • The Cyber Crystal Ball—Is There Insurance Coverage for the Top Threats of 2017? (Part 2), Author: Peri N. Mahaley, Policyholder Pulse, 03/16/2017
    • The Cyber Crystal Ball—Is There Insurance Coverage for the Top Threats of 2017? (Part 1), Author: Peri N. Mahaley, Policyholder Pulse, 03/14/2017
    • Phishing for Insurance Coverage, Author: Peri N. Mahaley, Policyholder Pulse, 08/22/2016

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1979
    magna cum laude

    B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, 1976
    summa cum laude

Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Languages

  • French