Sanjit S. Shah
Sanjit S. Shah is a partner with Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP.
Mr. Shah’s litigation experience includes first party and third party insurance coverage disputes involving D&O, E&O, fidelity, property and general liability claims, defense of professional liability suits, and other complex commercial matters, including securities actions. He has also handled land use appeals at the commission, trial court and appellate levels. Mr. Shah has argued before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Federal Circuits, the Connecticut Supreme Court, and the First and Second Departments of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Shah served as an assistant district attorney in Bronx County. He is admitted to the bars of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. He is also a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Shah joined the firm in 2003. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Fordham University School of Law, where he was an editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal.
Honors / Memberships
- Recognized in Super Lawyers, New York Metro, Insurance Coverage, 2013-2021
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- “When A Law Firm Purchases Less Insurance Coverage Than Required By The Rules Of Court,” August 16, 2021.
- Co-authored with Daphne Gokalan, Can There Be Coverage or A Ransomware Attack Under the Computer Fraud Provision of a Commercial Crime Endorsement?, July 16, 2021.
- Up In Smoke: Considerations For Property Insurers As More States Legalize Marijuana, MCWG Summer Newsletter, 2018.
- Tanasi v. New Alliance Bank: Second Circuit Clarifies Whether Unaccepted Rule 68 Offers of Judgment Moot a Plaintiff’s Claims, MCWG Summer Newsletter, 2015.
- Co-authored, “A Survey of Recent Second Circuit Cases Interpreting the FDCPA,” MCWG Winter Newsletter, 2014.
- “Novel Commodities v. QBE Insurance: A Cautionary Tale in Policy Drafting,” MCWG Summer Newsletter, 2014.
- Co-authored, “Protecting the Public Interest in Securities Fraud Settlements: Enhanced Vigilance by the Federal Bench in the Wake of the Financial Crisis,” MCWG Winter Newsletter, 2013.
- Co-authored, “Does a “Responsive Pleading” Under CPLR 3217(a)(1) Include a Motion to Dismiss? ” MCWG Summer Newsletter, 2013.
- Speaker & Faculty Member, “Ethical Dilemmas That Keep Lawyers Awake at Night,” New York City Bar Association, February 5, 2019.
- Panelist, “Hard Legal Ethics Questions: How to Resolve Them or, Even Better, Avoid Them,” New York City Bar Association, May 16, 2019.
New Jersey, 1991
New York, 1992
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1991
B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1986