Talley H-S Kovacs

“Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Professional Experience

Ms. Kovacs is an attorney in PK Law’s General Litigation Group representing clients in state and federal litigation in disputes relating to insurance coverage, real estate, and business-to-business contracts.

Representative matters include:

  • Representing an LLC owner of a roof-top easement to enforce rights to use and profit from the easement;
  • Representing a trustee defendant in a personal injury lawsuit to maximize insurance protection for the trust;
  • Representing entrepreneurs seeking to procure insurance to minimize liability risks;
  • Representing a condemning authority in an acquisition of property in Washington, DC;
  • Representing real estate agents in enforcing sale contracts, buyer/seller agreements, and protecting their business assets;
  • Representing national insurance carriers in property and casualty coverage disputes;
  • Representing insurance agents in errors & omissions claims and regulatory matters;
  • Representing national insurance carriers in claims handling, fraud, and extra-contractual litigation; and
  • Representing contractors and property owners in construction claims.

Ms. Kovacs received her undergraduate degree from St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, and an MBA from the University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business. Ms. Kovacs clerked for the Honorable Clayton Greene, Jr. on the Maryland Court of Appeals prior to entering private practice with PK Law. Before entering the legal profession, Ms. Kovacs worked in marketing, public policy relating to public health and environmental regulation, venture capital, and in the culinary industry completing a culinary apprenticeship in the Gascony region of France.

Personal Information

Education

  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, J.D., cum laude, May 2009
  • University of Baltimore/ Towson University, Merrick School of Business, MBA, May 2009
  • St. John’s College, BA, History of Philosophy and the History of Mathematics and Sciences, May 2001

Bar Admission

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • State of Maryland

Publications

  • Talley Kovacs, Esq., Law firm offers primer on insurance issues surrounding drones, The Daily Record, October 29, 2015.
  • Maryland Daily Record, Generation JD Blogger (September 2015-October 2016)
  • Michael Greenberger, Marita Mike & Talley Kovacs, Governance and Biosecurity: Strengthening Security and Oversight of the Nation’s Biological Agent Laboratories, 13 De Paul J. Health Care L. 77 (2010)

Community Involvement

  • WYPR 88.1 FM, Community Advisory Board
  • United Way of Central Maryland Baltimore City Partnership Board
  • University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Alumni Board, Chair of the Governance Committee
  • Maryland Food Bank, Lawyers’ Campaign Against Hunger, Executive Committee
  • Executive Alliance, Effective Impact Mentee
  • St. John’s College Career Mentor and former Baltimore Alumni Chapter Leader
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Special Committee on Law School Graduates
  • Member, Board of Directors, Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance
  • Business Volunteers Maryland, GIVE Program Alumnus

Additional Information

  • “Rising Stars” in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013 – 2017
  • The Daily Record, Leading Women, 2016
  • The Daily Record, Very Important Professional Under 40, 2015

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