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...
Register for the 6th Annual NYC Reinsurance Conference Now!
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...
Jonathan Chernow Spoke at Lloyd’s Marine and Energy U35’s: Fine Art and Specie Lecture
May 9, 2019
Jonathan Chernow’s lecture, “But is it real? Addressing fakes and forgeries in the art market from an insurance coverage and risk management perspective,” addressed recent scandals in the news; how to spot forgeries and fakes before they are...
Partner Amy Kallal and Associate Tyler Flynn Were Published in the 2019 Spring Issue of AIRROC Matters
May 8, 2019
The article, “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.
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,...
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:...
Partner William D. Wilson to chair New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2019
April 16, 2019
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Partner Emilie Bakal-Caplan to Speak at Natural Disaster Conference
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...
Lloyd Gura and Andrea Fort on the Automatization of Underwriting – Journal of Reinsurance
March 1, 2019
Partner Lloyd Gura and special counsel Andrea Fort’s article, “Automatization of Underwriting and the Future of the Reinsurance Relationship,” was published in the March 2019 Journal of Reinsurance. New technology and artificial...
MCWG opens Houston, Texas Office and Welcomes Dustin Dubose as Resident Partner
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,...
On Wednesday, January 23, 2019, MCWG will be hosting the IRUA/Reinsurance Networking Group Luncheon
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.
Michael R. Koblenz graduates from the FBI Citizens’ Academy
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...
Up in Smoke: Considerations for Property Insurers as More States Legalize Marijuana
August 7, 2018
According to Business Insider, thirty states currently allow the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, and nine permit the recreational use of marijuana. Seven years ago, medical marijuana was allowed in seventeen states and the District of...
Register for the 5th Annual NYC Reinsurance Conference now!
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 quoted in Law360, “Cohen Tapes Show Broken Attorney-Client Relationship”
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) ...
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 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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MCWG 5th Annual NYC Reinsurance Conference – Thursday, September 13, 2018 | Save the Date!
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...
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 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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Partner Barry Temkin quoted in Investment News article: “SEC warns advisers to toe the line on fees”
April 12, 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...
MCWG welcomes new Counsel Laura F. Farrant
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 in Sandy Case Claiming Contingent Business Interruption at Trump Atlantic City Casinos
March 15, 2018
On March 14, 2018, Lexington Insurance Company and Aspen Specialty Insurance Company received a decision from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Atlantic County, granting summary judgment against Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc. and related companies...
PARTNERS Michael Goldstein and Barry Temkin will be on the AIRROC Faculty March 13-14, 2018
February 10, 2018
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PARTNER Michael Goldstein was approved as an ARIAS U.S. Arbitrator
February 10, 2018
Congratulations! The ARIAS U.S. Board of Directors have approved Michael Goldstein for certification as an ARIAS U.S. Arbitrator.
MCWG Partner Barry Temkin quoted in Investment News
February 10, 2018
Click the link below to read the article. Finra: More than a quarter of arbitration awards go unpaid
MCWG Partner Michael Koblenz Graduates Nassau County Citizen Police Academy
November 21, 2017
Congratulations to Michael Koblenz for graduating the Nassau County Citizen Police Academy.
In Memoriam: Daniel Markewich 1940-2017
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...
Partner Costantino Suriano continues role with St. John’s University Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation
August 29, 2016
MCWG is pleased to note that partner Costantino Suriano continues his role for the St. John’s University Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation as a member of its Advisory Board. The Center for the Study of Insurance Regulation enhances...
WHO IS THE CBI WINNER? An Oil-Producing City Evacuated Must Mean a CBI Claim is Coming to Some Insurer
July 2, 2016
MCWG partners Costantino Suriano and Deanna Manzo authored a White Paper on Fort McMurray Wildfires: “WHO IS THE CBI WINNER? An Oil-Producing City Evacuated Must Mean a CBI Claim is Coming to Some Insurer.” The paper was published in the...
REBUTTAL: When Insurance Policies Are Enforced As Written
January 26, 2016
Jeffrey Weinstein and Jared Markowitz co-authored “REBUTTAL: When Insurance Policies Are Enforced As Written,” published by Law360 on January 26, 2016. This article is reprinted with permission.