September 9, 2021
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (September 9, 2021): Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass is expanding its Florida office with the addition of partner Wendy Stein Fulton, a seasoned commercial litigator with experience representing clients in complex insurance...
August 16, 2021
The Case Of Cadre v. Proassurance Casualty Company Rule 1:21-1B of the New Jersey Rules of Court governs the practice of law as a limited liability company, and provides in relevant part that “[a]ttorneys may engage in the practice of law as limited...
New York Law Journal Published Barry Temkin’s Article, NY Prompt Pay Act for Construction Contractors
August 10, 2021
The New York Law Journal published “NY Prompt Pay Act for Construction Contractors,” written by partner Barry Temkin and coauthor Ken Eccleston, on August 10, 2021. This article provides an in-depth discussion of New York’s Prompt Pay Act,...
Jeffrey Weinstein To Present Discussion On Civil Unrest Claims At LEA’s Fall Conference; Costantino Suriano To Welcome Attendees
August 3, 2021
Partner Jeffrey Weinstein will present “Adjustment/Analysis of 2020 Civil Unrest Claims” at Loss Executives Association (LEA)’s Conference, the 2021 Golf and Education Event. Targeted towards insurance claim managers and adjusters, the...
July 26, 2021
Partner Amy Kallal will be presenting – in person – “Reinsurance 101 for Claims Handlers: What You Need to Know and Why” at the 2021 CLM (Claims and Litigation Management) Alliance’s Annual Conference, on August 12, at...
July 26, 2021
Partner Michael Koblenz, who represents the buyer in a real estate sale in the Hamptons, commented on the it in The Real Deal. He filed a complaint with the Department of State, alleging gross misrepresentation and exaggeration of the circumstances by...
Now Available: Partner William Wilson’s Book, New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioners Guide
July 23, 2021
William Wilson published new book, NJ Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioners Guide (2021), 3rd ed. With co-author Frank DeAngelis, they provide a broad overview of insurance coverage litigation in NJ involving the enforcement and...
Can There Be Coverage For A Ransomware Attack Under The Computer Fraud Provision Of A Commercial Crime Endorsement?
July 16, 2021
The Indiana Supreme Court Weighs In With the proliferation of computer crime these days, cyber insurance has become a must for businesses. There are many different types of cyber coverage available on the market, and the coverage that an insured...
Partner Matthew Lasky and Associate Alexis Stevens Will Present “Privacy, Confidentiality, Data Protection, and Sanctions Clauses” at RAA’s Re Contracts 2021
July 15, 2021
Partner Matthew Lasky and associate Alexis Stevens will co-present “Privacy, Confidentiality, Data Protection, and Sanctions Clauses” as a Hot Topic at Reinsurance Association of America (RAA)’s Re Contracts: The Art of Designing...
July 2, 2021
Raymond Mastrangelo will speak on a panel discussing “The Scope of an Arbitration Panel’s Authority” at AIRROC’s Summer Membership Meeting on July 14. Joining Raymond on the panel is Ann Field, Senior Managing Director, Head of...
June 17, 2021
Maintaining Confidentiality When Petitioning for Relief in Court A long-running dispute between Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company and one of its reinsurers, Everest Reinsurance Company, recently culminated in the unsealing of an...
June 10, 2021
This article was published on Law360.com (subscription required) on June 10, 2021, in Insurance Authority, and in the daily Insurance newsletter. On June 9, El Salvador became the first country to adopt a Bitcoin standard. The law passed by El...
Law firm Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC sought coverage under professional liability insurance policies issued by Greenwich Insurance Company and Hudson Excess Insurance Company for a lawsuit filed against it in federal court in Maryland, alleging that it had...
Vanessa Durante and Ethan Friedman Join Mound Cotton as Special Counsel, Expanding the Firm’s Insurance and Commercial Litigation Practices
May 24, 2021
PC360: People on the Move Partner Kathleen DeLaney and Special Counsel Benjamin Messing joined earlier this year, as well as two new associates, expanding the firm’s footprint NEW YORK (May 24, 2021): Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP today...
Chambers and Partners Ranks Mound Cotton in 2021 USA Guide, Partner Lloyd Gura is individually ranked
May 20, 2021
NEW YORK (May 20, 2020): Mound Cotton’s Insurance practice group is ranked in Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer, New York, in Chambers and Partners USA’s 2021 guide to the top lawyers and law firms in the United States, with partner Lloyd Gura...
May 3, 2021
Partner Barry Temkin will discuss The Ethics of the Remote Practice of Law, and ABA’s Ethics Opinion 498, at NELA/NY’s (National Employment Lawyers Association) Spring Conference on May 14. With his co-presenter, Jennifer Goldsmith at...
April 5, 2021
Barry Temkin co-authored “ABA Remote Work Guide Raises Bar For Atty Tech Know-How” in Law360 (subscription required) with Jennifer Goldsmith, vice president of professional liability claims at Ironshore, discussing ABA Ethics Opinion 498, a...
April 27, 2021
State and federal courts across the country are grappling with insurance coverage litigation, as insureds who suffered business losses due to government-mandated shutdowns look to their property insurers for relief. These cases present the following key...
January 15, 2021
In addition to a 2018 ABA ethics opinion which outlines when law firms are ethically obligated to notify clients of data breaches jeopardizing the security of their confidential information, the California Bar Association has handed down additional...
January 12, 2021
This article was published on Liberty Mutual’s website. This article will consider potential future claims against design professionals that are expected to arise from the Covid-19 pandemic and offer recommendations for how design professionals...
Partner Matthew Lasky to speak at the Re Underwriting 2020 — Underwriting Fundamentals and Current Issues For the RAA on November 5, 2020
October 8, 2020
MCWG Partner Matthew Lasky will be a panelist in the ‘Hot Topic Panel – Underwriting in the Time of Covid 19’ at the Re Underwriting 2020 — Underwriting Fundamentals and Current Issues for the Reinsurance Education Institute of...
Partners Matthew Lasky and Amy Kallal to Present at AIRROC’s Work from Home Webinars on September 29th
September 16, 2020
Partners Matthew Lasky and Amy Kallal have prepared updates on two key areas for AIRROC’s Work From Home Webinars that they will present on September 29, 2020. To sign up or find out more about the webinars, ‘Vaping: What’s Hiding...
Partner Barry Temkin to Speak at the New York State Bar Association program on “Securities Arbitration 2020: Deep Dive.”
February 19, 2020
Partner Barry Temkin will be speaking on March 6 at the New York State Bar Association program on “Securities Arbitration 2020: Deep Dive.” See attached brochure for more information.
Partner Barry Temkin quoted in Investment News Article “Finra fines Prudential $1 million over inaccurate retirement-plan information”
January 22, 2020
Partner Barry Temkin is quoted in an Investment News article about FINRA’s recent enforcement action against Prudential Investment Management Services regarding inaccurate retirement plan disclosures. To view this article please click below.
MCWG will once again sponsor, and this year defend its championship, at the upcoming “Frozen Apple VII” Insurance Industry Outdoor Hockey Game on January 18
January 10, 2020
Defending Champion Mound Cotton will once again be sponsoring a team at the “Frozen Apple VII” insurance industry outdoor hockey game, taking place on January 18 at Lasker Rink in Central Park. Jeff Weinstein and Ken Labbate will be skating for MCWG....
MCWG Attorneys will attend the Loss Executives Association conference in Ft. Lauderdale from January 15th to the 17th
January 9, 2020
Several MCWG attorneys will be attending the Loss Executives Association’s 89th Annual Meeting & Mid-Winter Educational Program in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, from January 15th to the 17th. Partner Jeffrey Weinstein will be a featured speaker,...
December 18, 2019
On December 18th MCWG participated in Brooklyn Public School 131’s Annual Toy Drive. Each child in the assigned third grade class wrote a letter to Santa Claus and our firm gladly granted their wishes. Click play to watch the video above.
September 25, 2019
Partner Barry Temkin’s article, “New ‘Regulation Best Interest’ Becomes Effective for Broker Dealers” was published in New York Law Journal. NYLJ Article
Partner Costantino Suriano was a Speaker at the LEA 2019 Young Professionals Seminar at St. John’s University School of Risk Management on November 7th
November 11, 2019
Congratulations to our Partner Costantino Suriano for speaking about Cyber Law at the LEA 2019 Young Professionals Seminar at St. John’s University School of Risk Management on November 7, 2019. The seminar had presentations that covered: Cyber Attacks...
November 4, 2019
Our Partner William Wilson will be speaking this Wednesday, November 6, at the DRI Complex Coverage Forum taking place in the Hilton Hartford Downtown, 315 Trumbull Street, Hartford, CT. For more information please click the link below....
Congratulations to our Partner Costantino Suriano on a successful Regulatory Conference at St. John’s University on October 23, 2019
October 28, 2019
Congratulations to our partner, Costantino Suriano, for co-chairing a panel of industry leaders in the St. John’s University School of Risk Management annual conference, Regulatory Risk in Uncertain Times on October 23, 2019.
Partner Costantino Suriano will be Co-Chairing in the St. John’s University School of Risk Management Annual Conference, Regulatory Risk in Uncertain Times, on October 23, 2019
October 10, 2019
Our partner, Costantino Suriano, is co-chairing a panel of industry leaders in the St. John’s University School of Risk Management annual conference, Regulatory Risk in Uncertain Times on October 23, 2019, which will be held at the Yale Club in New York...
Partner Costantino Suriano Will Present at the Loss Executives Association’s 4th Annual Young Professionals Day
September 12, 2019
Partner Costantino Suriano will present at the Loss Executives Association’s 4th Annual Young Professionals Day on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the St. John’s School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Sciences. Please click the link...
August 6, 2019
MCWG’s 6th Annual NYC Reinsurance Conference is on Thursday, September 19 at the New York City Bar Association. This conference, chaired by Lloyd Gura, qualifies for CE/CLE credit. The Panel Moderators this year are Ann Field, Gregg Hirsch,...
Managing Clerk Jack Bove Received Network of Bar Leaders Presidents’ Award as President of the Managing Attorneys and Clerks Association
June 17, 2019
Congratulations to Jack Bove! On June 12, 2019, he received the Network of Bar Leaders Presidents’ Award as President of the Managing Attorneys and Clerks Association at the Annual Presidents’ Dinner. The featured speaker was Letitia James, NYS Attorney...
Partner Barry Temkin To Speak on June 12 at the New York City Bar Association about “Current Ethical Issues for In House Lawyers and Those Who Advise Them”
June 7, 2019
For more information: Current Ethical Issues for In-House Counsel & Those Who Advise Them: Litigation Perspectives...
Partner Barry Temkin’s article “Digital Assistants Raise Ethics, Privacy Concerns” was Published in Law360
May 28, 2019
The article, co-authored with Brenda Dorsett, is about ethical concerns for lawyers who use Amazon Echo and other voice-activated digital assistants. It was published on Friday, May 24, 2019, as an Expert Analysis. Click here to download and read. Click...
Partner Costantino Suriano was a Panel Moderator at the 2019 Annual Loss Executives Association Conference
May 24, 2019
The 2019 Annual Loss Executives Association Conference was hosted in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from January 30 to February 1, 2019.
Partner Sanjit Shah participated as a panelist during a New York City Bar Association CLE course titled “Hard Legal Ethics Questions: How to Resolve Them or, Even Better, Avoid Them”
May 17, 2019
Sanjit S. Shah represented MCWG as a panelist during a New York City Bar Association CLE course titled “Hard Legal Ethics Questions: How to Resolve Them or, Even Better, Avoid Them.” The course was held on May 16, 2019 from 9:00-10:45 AM and...
Partner Amy Kallal and Associate Tyler Flynn Were Published in the 2019 Spring Issue of AIRROC Matters
May 8, 2019
The article, named “America Has An Opioid Problem: Who’s Going To Pay To Fix It?”, is available in the AIRROC Matters 2019 Spring Issue and The Society of Actuaries. Read the article here.
May 6, 2019
Mr. Gura’s and Ms. Fort’s article titled “Automatization of Underwriting and the Future of the Reinsurance Relationship,” will be available to all members of the Intermediaries & Reinsurance Underwriters Association in the...
Partner Barry Temkin Chosen to Present at the Professional Liability Defense Federation Annual Meeting in Chicago on September 26
May 3, 2019
Mr. Temkin’s presentation of “The Trump Bubble: What Happens When the Longest Bull Market in U.S. History Hiccups?,” was chosen to be included in the 2019 PLDF Annual Meeting. This will take place at the W Lakeshore – Chicago, located at 644 N...
Partner Matthew J. Lasky to Present at The RAA’s Re Contracts Course: The Art of Designing Reinsurance Contracts and Programs, on July 23rd
May 2, 2019
Mr. Lasky will speak about Privacy, Confidentiality, Data Protection and Sanctions Clauses, on Tuesday, July 23rd, from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m The RAA’s Re Contracts Course: The Art of Designing Reinsurance Contracts and Programs will be conducted on Tuesday,...
Senior Counsel Jonathan Chernow delivered a lecture at the Lloyd’s Marine and Energy U35’s: Fine Art and Specie Lecture
April 23, 2019
Jonathan Chernow delivered a lecture in May 2019, “But is it real? Addressing fakes and forgeries in the art market from an insurance coverage and risk management perspective,” addressing recent scandals in the news; how to spot forgeries and fakes...
Partner Costantino Suriano spoke on behalf of The Loss Executives Association at St. John’s University’s Best and Brightest Students
April 16, 2019
Costantino Suriano was a speaker on behalf of The Loss Executives Association at St. John’s University’s Best and Brightest Students, hosted by Allied World Assurance Holdings in Bermuda on March 29, 2019. For more information please visit:...
April 16, 2019
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March 7, 2019
Partner Emilie Baklan-Caplan will speak at the Perrin Conferences’ Natural Disaster Conference on April 2-3, 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami, FL. This one-and-a-half-day conference will feature thought leaders with varied...
February 11, 2019
The New York-based law firm of Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP announced today that Dustin DuBose will be joining the firm as Resident Partner in its new Houston, Texas office. Dustin, a seasoned litigator and advisor, has represented domestic...
Partner Sanjit Shah participated as a speaker during a New York City Bar Association CLE course titled “Ethical Dilemmas That Keep Lawyers Awake at Night”
February 6, 2019
Sanjit S. Shah represented MCWG as a speaker and faculty member during a New York City Bar Association CLE course titled “Ethical Dilemmas That Keep Lawyers Awake at Night.” The course was held on February 5, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 PM and...
Court Holds Property Damage and Business Interruption Loss Subject to Water Damage Sub-Limit and Dismisses all Claims in Excess of the Sub-Limit
December 13, 2018
On December 5, 2018, Justice Patrick J. McGrath of the New York Supreme Court, Rensselaer County, issued a decision in the case Black River Partners, et al. v. Adirondack Mechanical Services and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Index No. 252627/2016,...
December 10, 2018
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP will be hosting the IRUA/Reinsurance Networking Group Luncheon on Wednesday, January 23rd. The topic of the luncheon presentation will be “Ethics in Arbitration: Is It an Oxymoron? Arbitrator...
Partners Jeffrey Weinstein and Bruce Kaliner authored Law360 article,”Property Insurance Considerations For Green Energy Storage”
November 28, 2018
Click here to read the full article by Jeffrey Weinstein and Bruce Kaliner!
Partner Barry Temkin will be speaking at a New York State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education program on Securities Arbitration and Mediation on Thursday, November 29th
November 28, 2018
The program will be offering 7 hours of CLE credit, including one hour of ethics CLE. To register or get more information, visit here.
November 20, 2018
On November 19, 2018, the Federal Bureau of Investigation New York Division Community Outreach hosted the 16th Annual FBI Citizens’ Academy Graduation Ceremony. Michael R. Koblenz was one of thirty one graduates.
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass has been named a Tier 1 firm in New York City for Insurance by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2019
November 1, 2018
U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has ranked law firms in 75 national practice areas and 122 metro practice areas for 2019. Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass has been named as a Tier 1 firm in the New York Metropolitan area and in Tier 2...
July 23, 2018
Barry Temkin discussed whether Michael Cohen committed a crime under New York law when he recorded phone calls he had with President Trump in secret in Law360, “Cohen Tapes Show Broken Attorney-Client Relationship.” (subscription required) ...
July 23, 2018
MCWG’s 5th Annual NYC Reinsurance Conference is on Thursday, September 13 at the New York City Bar Association. This conference, chaired by Lloyd Gura, qualifies for CE/CLE credit. For more information or to register, please email...
Partner Barry Temkin was quoted in Compliance Reporter article titled “SEC examiners probe wrap fees”
July 18, 2018
Partner Jonathan Gross Selected as Chairman of the First Party Property Subcommittee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI)
July 12, 2018
To learn more about the Defense Research Institute (DRI), click here.
Partner William Wilson will be leading a program for the New Jersey State Bar Association called: “Successfully Handling Issues of Insurance Bad Faith: Simple Strategies for Big Results” | Tuesday, August 21
July 10, 2018
For more information about the program, please click here. This program offers 4.0 NJ CLE credits (including 1.0 ethics/professionalism credit).
Partner Jonathan Gross co-authored the California chapter in the DRI Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Compendium
July 9, 2018
Partners Barry Temkin and Kenneth Labbate authored article titled: “The NY Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations: An Update”
July 2, 2018
Reprinted with permission from the New York Law Journal, Volume 259 – NO. 124 on Thursday, June 28, 2018. To view the article, click here.
Partner Amy Kallal will be speaking at RAA’s Re Claims 2018: Navigating the World of Reinsurance Protection When Loss Strikes | “Insurance and Reinsurance Implications of the Opioid Crisis” July 17 – July 18, 2018 | New York, NY
May 22, 2018
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May 16, 2018
MCWG 5th Annual NYC Reinsurance Conference will be taking place on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the New York Bar Association. This conference is a one-day educational and networking conference for experienced industry professionals. This...
Victory For Mound Cotton Client in Lawsuit Arising From the Yeager Airport Runway Extension Collapse
May 14, 2018 (New York, NY) – On May 10, 2018, the judges of the West Virginia Mass Litigation Panel granted summary judgment in favor of New Hampshire Insurance Company on a $30 million claim arising from the March 2015 collapse of an airport...
Partner Matthew Lasky will be speaking at RAA’s Demystifying Reinsurance: A Basics of Reinsurance Course – “Contract Clauses Required for Reinsurance Credit” May 10-11, 2018
April 30, 2018
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Partner Barry Temkin quoted in Investment News article: “SEC warns advisers to toe the line on fees”
April 19, 2018
Partner Barry Temkin was recently quoted in an article in Investment News about a risk alert sent out by the Securities and Exchange Commission to advisers in regards to the overcharging of clients: “This might be a good opportunity for advisers...
Partner Amy Kallal will be speaking at AIRROC Chicago Regional Education Day – “The U.S. Opioid Epidemic: Background, Current Statistics, Litigation & Insurance Claims/Coverage Issues” June 12, 2018
April 19, 2018
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April 9, 2018
Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP is pleased to welcome Counsel Laura F. Farrant, who will be joining our Florida office. Effective April 9, 2018
Partner Amy Kallal will be speaking at BRMA’s Committee Rendezvous: “Driverless Cars” April 9-10, 2018
March 20, 2018
Marriott Princeton Hotel & Conference Center April 9-10, 2018
Victory For Mound Cotton Clients in Sandy Case Claiming Contingent Business Interruption At Trump Atlantic City Casinos
February 10, 2018
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February 10, 2018
Congratulations! The ARIAS U.S. Board of Directors have approved Michael Goldstein for certification as an ARIAS U.S. Arbitrator.
February 10, 2018
Click the link below to read the article. Finra: More than a quarter of arbitration awards go unpaid
November 21, 2017
Congratulations to Michael Koblenz for graduating the Nassau County Citizen Police Academy.
June 15, 2017
April 19, 2017
This article is reprinted with permission from the December 2016 Plus Journal, * Vol. XXIX * Number 12.
Partner Costantino Suriano co-authored “Judgment Is Within Policy Limits But Insurer Believes Part Is Outside Coverage” – New York Law Journal
March 1, 2017
This article is reprinted with permission from the New York Law Journal, Volume 257—NO. 39, Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
February 14, 2017
The lawyers of Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass LLP mourn the loss of our brilliant and esteemed colleague, Daniel Markewich, who died on January 29 at the age of 76. Mr. Markewich passed peacefully, surrounded by family, after a long fight with...