Anna Cathcart practices in the firm’s insurance practice group, including advising clients on pre-litigation matters and representing clients in coverage disputes in state and federal courts. Her experience includes counseling clients on complex coverage issues in both the first-party property and third-party liability contexts, including with respect to commercial general liability, commercial property, condominium, homeowners, flood, law enforcement liability, and manuscript policies. Anna has extensive experience representing insurance clients in first-party hurricane related disputes, including counseling clients through appraisal and litigation. She has also defended insurance clients against allegations of “bad faith” and unfair and deceptive trade practices. She also counsels clients with respect to suspected fraudulent claims, including conducting examinations under oath.
Anna's experience also includes handling insurance defense litigation matters, in which she has represented clients in various construction defect, personal injury, and wrongful death lawsuits in North Carolina and South Carolina courts. Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, she practiced in the government contracts group of a prominent firm in the Washington, DC area.