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Rivkin Radler LLP

Insurance

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What the team is known for

Highly capable team that acts on major coverage litigation for insurers as well as providing comprehensive liability defense work. Particularly active in the property and casualty sphere, while also advising on an array of significant environmental and health insurance matters. Additional strength in cyber liability and data privacy disputes. Also offers experience advising on complex bad faith disputes.

Strengths

Clients say: "I am very impressed by the team's ability to simplify very complex issues."

"The team is highly practical and strategic," reports an interviewee.

Work highlights

Retained by Badger Mutual in a case brought by a variety of Chicago Metropolitan Area restaurants and entertainment venues seeking COVID-19-related business interruption coverage from various insurers.

Notable practitioners

William Savino is a key partner in the firm’s insurance coverage and commercial litigation practice groups. He frequently litigates on behalf of carriers in complex coverage disputes, in addition to class action claims.
"He is intelligent and thoughtful."

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Overview

With more than 60 attorneys and a long track record, Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage group is one of the largest coverage-focused practice groups in the U.S. We represent insurers big and small, domestic and foreign, investor-owned and policyholder-owned.

We tackle the insurance industry’s newest and most challenging issues, with innovative strategies.  Rivkin Radler was among the first firms to handle complex coverage issues such as pollution, cyber, asbestos, advertising injury, molestation, life sciences, medical technologies, climate change, terrorism, and fraud.  We stay at the cutting edge of insurance law.

We are committed to outstanding client service.  And our commitment is validated by our client retention rate.  Many of our insurer relationships are more than 20 years old.

Our attorneys handle all aspects of insurance coverage law, including litigation and other forms of dispute resolution.  Insurers rely on our coverage advice. 

    Focus areas

    • Casualty coverage -- CGL, umbrella &excess liability
    • D&O liability coverage
    • Employment practice liability
    • Extra-contractual & bad faith
    • Life, health & disability
    • Personal lines -- home & auto
    • Professional liability
    • Property
    • Reinsurance
    • Specialty & other coverage lines
    • Title insurance litigation

    Members

    Ade, Brian

    Cannata, Michael

    Eagle, Alan

    Engeldrum, Joanne

    Gambardella, Anthony

    Jones, Michael

    Kappus, George

    Kotula, Michael

    Krinick, Evan

    Linker, Ian

    Maloney, Robert

    McAloon, Sean

    McNamara, Peter

    Misiti, Frank

    Murray, Anne

    Rutkin, Alan

    Savino, William

    Savino, William M

    Smirti, Jr., Stephen

    Tolle, Norman

    Troisi, Michael

    Tugander, Robert

    Valverde, Frank

    Versichelli, Michael

    Welch, Michael

    Zuckermann, Steven

    Clients

    ACE Insurance Co.

    AEGIS Insurance Services

    Allianz

    Allstate Insurance Companies

    Certain Underwriters at Lloyds

    Fireman's Fund

    GEICO

    Hanover Insurance

    Hudson Insurance Co.

    Interstate

    Kinsale Insurance Co.

    Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.

    Medical Liability Mutual Insurance

    Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.

    Network Adjusters Inc.

    OneBeacon Insurance

    Oxford Health Plans

    QBE Insurance

    Riverstone Claims Management

    Seneca Insurance Co.

    State Farm Insurance

    The Hartford

    Travelers

    Insurance Department

    Rivkin Radler LLP

    firm
    Department location

    926 RXR Plaza

    Uniondale

    New York

    USA

    NY 11556-0926

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    William M Savino
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