Frank J. DeAngelis was selected as the 2008-09 Adjunct Professor of the Year at Seton Hall University School of Law. Frank has been an adjunct faculty member since 2001 and has been teaching New York Practice since January 2002.
Five Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass Partners Selected as Finalists for Insurer Attorney of the Year Award
The LexisNexis Law Center's Insurer Attorney of the Year Award recognizes the attorney who did the most in 2008 to effectively advance insurer positions and improve insurance law from the perspective of insurers. Out of 17 finalists selected by the Advisory Board, 5 of them are Partners at Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass. They are:
Stuart Cotton Lawrence S. Greengrass Lloyd A. Gura Philip C. Silverberg James D. Veach
Michael Goldstein and Robert Wilder were appointed as Board Members of Reinsurance
Michael Goldstein and Robert Wilder were appointed as Board Members of Reinsurance, an online reinsurance newsletter published by Harris Martin Publishing which is devoted to daily coverage of reinsurance litigation in the United States and abroad http://www.harrismartin.com/
Costantino Suriano Awarded 5th Annual Stephen P. Cronin Jr. Memorial Award
Costantino Suriano was recently awarded the 5th Annual Stephen P. Cronin, Jr. Memorial Award, presented each year at the Loss Executives Association Annual Meeting to an individual who donates their time, skill and exceptional service to the property claim profession.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass Expands to Florida
We are pleased to announce the firm's expansion to the state of Florida. On August 1, 2007, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass opened an office at 101 NE Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. To contact resident Partner Ira Bergman, call 954-467-5800 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the press release here.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass Announces Two New Partners
New York, NY, December 2, 2008 — Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass is pleased to announce that Amy J. Kallal and Eric J. Voigt have become members of the firm.
Ms. Kallal’s practice focuses on all aspects of reinsurance arbitration and litigation and includes disputes relating to asbestos, environmental, and clergy sexual misconduct claims, as well as other complex reinsurance coverage issues. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Kallal worked as an attorney at the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department. She is a member of the American Bar Association and is admitted to the New York bar.
Ms Kallal is a graduate of Syracuse University College of Law (cum laude) and Michigan State University (cum laude). At Syracuse, she was an editor of the Journal of Legislation and Policy; she also attended the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and received a Masters Degree in Public Administration.
Mr. Voigt’s practice includes all aspects of litigation and arbitration of complex insurance and reinsurance disputes involving commercial property/casualty insurance; life, accident and health insurance and reinsurance; long term care reinsurance; workers’ compensation carve out business; and professional liability insurance. He also advises clients on a wide variety of coverage issues pertaining to commercial liability insurance including coverage for product liability and pollution claims as well as professional and contractual liability matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Voigt spent several years in the insurance industry as counsel in the environmental and mass tort divisions of two international insurance companies. He also worked for a New Jersey law firm where he concentrated in insurance-related coverage disputes involving environmental, toxic tort, and products liability issues.
Mr. Voigt is a graduate of Cook College at Rutgers University (cum laude) and Vermont Law School, where he received a Master of Studies in Environmental Law (cum laude) in addition to his law degree. He is a member of the New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts bars.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass is an internationally recognized law firm practicing insurance, reinsurance, general commercial litigation and business, securities and commodities law. Founded in 1933, Mound Cotton is based in New York City, with additional offices in Newark, Ft. Lauderdale, Garden City, Long Island and San Francisco. The firm has almost 100 lawyers.
From Katrina-related coverage disputes to the World Trade Center trials to asbestos-driven reinsurance disputes to regulator-approved commutation programs for insolvent reinsurers, MCWG continues to do what its founders intended—concentrate and focus on the needs of the insurance and reinsurance community, both in the U.S. and abroad.
In 1933 three attorneys opened a law office at 64 Williams Street in downtown Manhattan to serve the insurance and reinsurance community. Today almost 90 partners and associates continue to serve this community from our firm’s offices in New York, New Jersey, Florida and California.