Richard Shore, a founding partner of Gilbert LLP, focuses on insurance and other asset recovery for major property damage and other first-party claims and third-party liabilities. He has helped clients recover well over a billion dollars through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation. Among other major matters he has been involved in over the course of his career, he worked on various aspects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill. He blogs on the insurance and other asset recovery aspects of the Gulf oil spill at