09
Jan
2015

Benchmark Litigation Names Anderson Kill a National Tier 1


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Anderson Kill has been ranked a National Tier 1 firm in Insurance Litigation in Benchmark Litigation 2015. Benchmark also recognized Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, as national litigation stars.

Benchmark also deemed Anderson Kill a recommended litigation firm in New York, recognizing Mr. Horkovich and Mr. Passannante as state litigation stars and Joshua Gold, chair of the firm's Cyber Insurance Recovery Group, as a future star.

"While Anderson Kill offers a full range of litigation services," Benchmark Litigation 2015 notes, "including commercial, bankruptcy, securities and intellectual property, its primary calling card is insurance; in that regard, the firm is dedicated to policyholder-only matters. Far from finding this a limiting approach, the firm has instead excelled at this with gusto, and is revered by peers on both sides of the “V.” 'These guys are zealots,” opines a peer. 'They view insurance litigation as a ‘holy war – good and evil.’ But they know what they’re doing; they’ve been doing this a long time. They know these carriers and they’ve kept these files, meticulously protecting them.'”

With respect to Robert Horkovich, Benchmark cites a frequent opponent in court: “Bob Horkovich has taken over with abandon. I view him as the organizer for the other side, the ‘rabble rouser,’ the ‘troublemaker.’ But I say that fondly because I think the world of him. He’s relentless and quite a character and he has an unshakeable belief in his clients’ cause.”

Benchmark Litigation, a guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys, focuses exclusively on US Litigation. Benchmark researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms.

About Anderson Kill

Anderson Kill practices law in the areas of Insurance Recovery, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Estate, Trusts and Tax Services, Corporate and Securities, Antitrust, Banking and Lending, Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Real Estate and Construction, Foreign Investment Recovery, Public Law, Government Affairs, Employment and Labor Law, Captive Insurance, Intellectual Property, Corporate Tax, Hospitality and Health Reform. Recognized nationwide by Chambers USA for Client Service and Commercial Awareness, and best-known for its work in insurance recovery, the firm represents policyholders only in insurance coverage disputes - with no ties to insurance companies and has no conflicts of interest. Clients include Fortune 1000 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, governmental entities, and nonprofits as well as personal estates. Based in New York City, the firm also has offices in Ventura, CA, Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Washington, DC and Newark, NJ.

For more information, please contact:

Carol A. Ueckerman
Anderson Kill
Communications/Marketing Manager
cueckerman@andersonkill.com
(212) 278-1339

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