Peter A. Halprin is an attorney in Anderson Kill's New York office. Mr. Halprin's practice concentrates in commercial litigation and insurance recovery, exclusively on behalf of policyholders. Mr. Halprin also acts as counsel for U.S. and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitrations (including London and Bermuda Form arbitrations).
While attending the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Mr. Halprin was an Articles Editor of the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law as well as a participant in the Sixteenth Annual Wilhelm C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria.
Mr. Halprin received a Postgraduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from the Queen Mary School of Law, University of London, and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Mr. Halprin is a member of Anderson Kill's Financial Services Industry Group and regularly contributes to Anderson Kill's blog.
Since 2013, Mr. Halprin has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star for Insurance Coverage.
- Represented a European technology services company in London arbitration, as well as related litigation, in connection with insurance coverage under an E&O insurance policy;
- Represented a European financial institution in a series of LCIA arbitrations relating to insurance coverage under trade credit insurance policies;
- Represented a European financial institution in an ICC arbitration relating to insurance coverage under a trade credit insurance policy;
- Represented a fitness company in a Bermuda Form arbitration relating to insurance coverage under an EPL policy;
- Represented a financial institution in New York state court litigation in support of a parallel arbitration under an E&O insurance policy;
- Advised a captive insurance company on Bermuda Form and ICC arbitration in connection with a reinsurance claim under a hospital professional liability policy;
- Advised a Japanese financing and leasing company on insurance coverage under a trade credit insurance policy.
Book: "Guide to Effective Negotiation Strategies Employed in Mediation of Large Dollar Disputes," American Bar Association's TIPS ADR Committee (February 2011) (Contributing Author)
Book Chapter: "Site Pollution Liability Insurance," Environmental Liability and Insurance Recovery (American Bar Association: Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, May 2012) (with Robert M. Horkovich and Rene F. Hertzog)
New York State Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section, “Comments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Connection with its Review of Arbitration for Consumer Financial Products or Services,” 12 CARDOZO J. CONFLICT RESOL. 491 (May 2011) (Contributing Author)
"Forthcoming Changes to English Insurance Law," Anderson Kill Policyholder Alert (February 2015) (with Joshua Gold)
"Maximizing Insurance Coverage Under Trade Credit Insurance Policies," Global Trade magazine (January 28, 2015)
"Arbitration in Insurance Coverage Disputes: Pluses and Minuses," Anderson Kill Policyholder Advisor (November/December 2014)
"Arbitration Clauses Can Make Dispute Resolution Arbitrary," The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (July/August 2014) (with Finley T. Harckham)
"Insurance Coverage for Crowdfunding," The Insurance Research Letter (July 2014)
"Boundaries of the FAA and Reverse Preemption Under the McCarran-Ferguson Act," New York Law Journal (March 31, 2014) (with Alexander D. Hardiman)
"London and Bermuda Insurance Arbitrations: A Roadmap for Policyholders," New York Law Journal (April 1, 2013) (with Finley T. Harckham)
"Anti-Suit Injunctions and Insurance Coverage," New York Dispute Resolution Lawyer, Vol. 5 No. 2, published by the New York State Bar Association (Fall 2012)
"Three Ways To Ensure That Your Hedge Fund Insurance Coverage Will Be There When You Need It," Corporate Counsel (September 2012) and Advisen (October 1, 2012) (with R. Mark Keenan)
"The Fourth Circuit Rules Against State Anti-Arbitration Statutes," AKO Policyholder Advisor (July/August 2012) (with John G. Nevius)
"Current Trends in Site-Specific Environmental Coverage," AKO Policyholder Advisor (May/June 2012) (with Robert M. Horkovich and Rene F. Hertzog)
"Commercial Coverage Conundrums - Property Appraisals and Theft Coverage Problems," CPCU Society Risk Management Interest Group Newsletter (November 2011) (with Joshua Gold)
"Declining Asset Values and Fidelity Insurance Coverage," Risk Management Magazine (June 2011) (with Robert M. Horkovich and Edward J. Stein)
"Brownfield redevelopment: A new funding alternative," Real Estate Weekly (March 2011) (with John G. Nevius and Robert S. Cook, Jr.)
"Arbitration of Insurance Coverage Disputes: A Policyholder's Definitive Survival Guide," The John Liner Review (Fall 2010) (with John G. Nevius)
"International Arbitration: How Substantial Is the Presumption In Favor of It?," American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Insurance Regulation Committee (Summer 2010) (with John G. Nevius)
"Recovery of Attorney's Fees and Arbitral Clauses: Ask to Opt In!," AKO Policyholder Advisor, Volume 19, Number 2 (March/April 2010) (with John G. Nevius)
"Protecting Your Bottom Line When Facing Potential Superfund Liability: Critical First Steps," AKO Real Estate & Construction Advisor (Spring 2010) (with John G. Nevius)
"Will Policyholders be Compelled to Arbitrate International Coverage Disputes?," Executive Counsel Magazine, Volume 7, Number 1 (February/March 2010) (with John G. Nevius)
"Supreme Court Serves Notice on 'Notice' Pleading," AKO Commercial Litigation Advisor (Winter 2009) (with Jerry S. Goldman)
“View From the Policyholder’s Bar: How Insurers Can Avoid Bad Faith Claims and Tailoring Your Litigation Strategies to the Latest Wave of First-Party and Third-Party Claims Being Asserted,” American Conference Institute’s 29th National Forum on Bad Faith Claims & Litigation, Orlando, FL (November 18, 2014)
"High Court's Chubb Snub Shifts Insurer Approach to Cleanups," Law360 (January 16, 2014)
"Supreme Court Declines to Hear Chubb's Appeal on CERCLA Subrogation Suit," LexisNexis (January 15, 2014)
"Insurers Lose More Ground In Arbitration Clause Debate," Law360 (January 22, 2013)
"In UK Howden Ruling, A Warning For Forum Shopping Insurers," Law360 (December 12, 2012)
New York, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, ADR Committee; Bar Association of the City of New York; Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; Member, Young International Arbitration Group, London Court of International Arbitration; Member, CPR Y-ADR; Member, ICDR Young & International; Member, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
Young Professionals Committee, Big Brother Big Sister of New York City; Bronx High School of Science Speech & Debate Alumni
President and Board Member, McGill Young Alumni of New York
Queen Mary School of Law, University of London
Postgraduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
McGill University, B.A., First Class Joint Honours