General and Commercial Insurance Defense

Vande Zande & Kaufman is skilled and experienced in the complexities of residential, municipal and commercial insurance defense. Vande Zande & Kaufman fully values and understands the sensitivities required in managing the special and unique relationship between insurers and insureds. In that regard, we have represented Wisconsin Insurance carriers insurers and their insureds on a myriad of insurance defense issues.

Vande Zande & Kaufman is committed to providing consistent and cost-effective legal services to insurers and insureds. Wherever possible and beneficial to our clients, we pursue early settlements. When a case will not settle, we provide the insured with an aggressive but cost-effective and efficient defense through trial and also appeal, if necessary.


We have provided insurance defense services to small and large commercial insurers.

Our attorneys have defended professionals, businesses, non-profits and individuals under a wide array of commercial and individual liability policies, including:

  • Employment Practices Liability

  • Directors and Officers

  • Commercial General Liability

  • Liquor Liability

  • Real Estate Errors & Omissions

  • Insurance Agents and Brokers E&O

  • Accounting Malpractice

  • Legal Malpractice

  • Homeowners

  • Business and Personal Auto

  • Umbrella Policies