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J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

B.A., magna cum laude, University of Georgia

Law Journals

Editor-in-Chief, Virginia Journal of International Law

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar



Chiara Tondi Resta


Practice Areas

Chiara represents insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes arising under various types of general liability, professional liability, and cyber insurance policies.

Representative Experience

  • Advises insurers on coverage issues, including applicability of various policy exclusions and conditions.
  • Conducts legal research addressing a wide variety of substantive and procedural issues for clients involved in complex insurance litigation.
  • Serves as monitoring counsel in connection with ongoing litigation in federal and state courts.
  • Researched, analyzed, and drafted memoranda on insurance litigation, government contracts, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation Act, and Fair Housing Act claims.

Professional Experience

  • Law Clerk, University of Virginia General Counsel’s Office (2017)
  • Innocence Project at the UVA School of Law (2015-2018)
    • Pro Bono Project President (2017-2018)
    • Clinic Student (2016-2017)
  • Judicial Intern, The Honorable Judge Wendy Shoob, Fulton County Superior Court (2016)