Insurance Recovery Attorney | Anderson Kill P.C.

Luma S. Al-Shibib

New York

Luma S. Al-Shibib is a shareholder in the New York office of Anderson Kill and co-chair of the firm’s Cyber Insurance Recovery Practice Group. She focuses her practice on insurance recovery for corporate policyholders, with an emphasis on cyber liability insurance, crime insurance, directors & officers liability insurance, and other claims-made professional liability insurance.

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Ms. Al-Shibib is committed to public service, pursuing various local and international community projects in her personal time.  From 2010-2012, Ms. Al-Shibib served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer to the Kalinago People in the Commonwealth of Dominica in the Eastern Caribbean, where, among other things, she worked on indigenous rights issues.  She also has volunteered with the International Rescue Committee in New York, working with the refugee resettlement unit, Habitat for Humanity in Chang Mai, Thailand, and New York Cares.


Cyber-Related Losses

  • Secured multi-million dollar settlements under a tower of primary and excess cyber liability policies and first-party “all risk” policies for losses incurred by a resorts and casino operator as a result of a cyberattack, including costs for forensic investigation, data recovery, property damage, and business interruption, among others. 
  • Assisted a law firm in securing coverage under its primary cyber liability policy for a ransomware attack.
  • Successfully reversed an insurance company’s denial of coverage and obtained a pre-litigation recovery under a cyber liability policy for a manufacturing company’s multi-million dollar losses from a ransomware attack.
  • Assisted a number of private companies in fraudulent funds transfer claims under fidelity crime policies for losses suffered from phishing schemes involving fraudulent wire transfer instructions.

Directors and Officers Liability

  • Represented a manufacturing company in attaining a multi-million dollar recovery in litigation against its D&O liability carrier and its insurance broker for defense costs incurred in an underlying shareholder action.
  • Assisted a pharmaceutical company in securing a recovery from its primary and excess D&O carriers for defense and indemnity losses incurred by the company and its officers in an action brought by a competitor.
  • Represented a wealth management advisory firm in an action seeking D&O coverage for costs related to a federal securities investigation.
  • Successfully procured defense costs coverage under a D&O policy for a corporate director in a criminal action.
  • Obtained D&O coverage for a retailer in connection with defense and indemnity liability in a class action lawsuit alleging violations of the TCPA.

Other Matters

  • Represented a computer technology distributions company in seeking to recover for losses sustained from a theft of computer and cybersecurity products under a fidelity crime policy.
  • Represented an electronics manufacturer in an action against several of its CGL insurers concerning long tail environmental liability claims.
  • Secured settlements for a construction general contractor under builders risk policies, contractor-controlled insurance program policies, and CGL policies.
  • Represented corporate policyholders in cases involving broker liability.
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5 steps to ensure cyber insurance claims don't get denied
PropertyCasualty360 | September 29, 2021
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Steps to Take Before a Loss to Get a Cyber Insurance Claim Paid
Insurance Coverage Law Center (ICLC) | September 28, 2021
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Third Circuit Raises the Bar on Grants of Substantive Consolidation
The Journal Of Corporate Renewal | September 13, 2007
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The Precarious Status of Substantive Consolidation as a Bankruptcy Remedy
Anderson Kill's Bankruptcy and Restructuring Newsletter | July 01, 2007
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Cyber Insurance

2024 Cybersecurity Summit

March 26, 2024  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Using ADR to Resolve Commercial Cyber Insurance Policy Claims

NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section Insurance Dispute Committee Program

June 12, 2023  |  New York, New York
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Cyber Insurance - What Does It Really Cover?

ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Summit

May 09, 2023  |  Los Angeles, CA
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Anderson Kill's 11th Annual NJ Policyholder Advisor Conference

Anderson Kill

April 27, 2023  |  New Jersey, NJ
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Financial Lines Insurance 2022: Curtailing Corporate Risk - "Specialty Coverages Overview"

Practising Law Institute

September 09, 2022  |  New York, NY
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Anderson Kill's 7th Annual Cyber Insurance Recovery Webinar

Anderson Kill

June 28, 2022  |  New York, New York
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Anderson Kill's 10th Annual NJ Policyholder Advisor Conference

Anderson Kill

April 28, 2022  |  Newark, NJ
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D&O Panel on Cyber and Privacy Risk as D&O Risk

Anderson Kill's 23rd Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 06, 2019  |  New York, NY
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You've Been Served . . . Can You Recover Your Subpoena Compliance Costs Through Your Directors and Officers Liability Insurance Policy?

Anderson Kill's 22nd Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference 'Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery'

November 01, 2018  |  New York, NY
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That Consumer Class Action Suit You're Defending May Be Covered by Insurance

Anderson Kill's 21st Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 09, 2017  |  New York, NY


Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2002

Connecticut College, B.A
. cum laude, graduated with honors and distinction in major field,


New York


United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; United States District Court for the Northern District of New York; New York Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.