Elisa Alcabes is Senior Counsel in the Litigation Department of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Her practice focuses on complex insurance coverage litigation and arbitration. She also regularly counsels commercial and non-profit entities on directors & officers liability insurance, employers liability insurance and cyber insurance, and advises deal teams on insurance issues impacting multi-billion dollar corporate transactions and financing arrangements. Elisa co-edits a highly-respected 3-volume treatise on insurance coverage disputes now in its eighteenth edition, frequently cited by judges and practitioners nationwide. On a pro bono basis, she has helped to secure life-changing results for military veterans suffering from service-connected disabilities and is a key member of a legal team that achieved a watershed ruling for a class of veterans seeking disability benefits and compensation.