For almost fifteen years, Mike Kuiken has served as nationwide coverage, claims, and trial counsel to corporate entities and domestic and international primary and excess insurers. Mike’s domestic and international insurance experience includes the following areas: professional liability, directors and officers, excess liability, Bermuda Form, commercial property, general liability, non-profit liability, and environmental. Mike’s litigation experience also includes the following areas: business torts, financial services, commercial subrogation, construction defect, premises liability, transportation, general tort defense.
In 2021, Mike earned his Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation (“CPCU”) from The Institutes, with a concentration in commercial insurance lines.
Mike was identified an “Emerging Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers Magazine while eligible (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020). Mike provides topical client seminars, authors insurance-related articles and is very active in professional and charitable organizations.
Mike enjoyed a prior career as a professional television sports anchor and reporter.
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BA, Political Science
The University of Michigan Law School, JD
State of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Designations: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (Member, Junior Board)
University of Michigan Law School Club of Chicago (Member, Steering Committee)
Professional Liability Underwriting Society (Member, Steering Committee- Midwest Chapter)
Chicago Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association