Benchmark also deemed Anderson Kill a recommended litigation firm in New York, recognizing Mr. Horkovich and Mr. Passannante as state litigation stars, Joshua Gold, chair of the firm's Cyber Insurance Recovery Group, and David Graff, co-chair of the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Litigation Group, as future stars. Mr. Gold won a precedent-setting federal appeals court decision finding coverage under a crime policy for a retailer that suffered a data breach and has developed a significant cyber practice. Mr. Graff has pioneered successful strategies to recover value for U.S. investors in foreign firms that have gone dark on U.S. exchanges, including unprecedented damage models accepted by courts in Delaware, New York and Nevada, as well as novel approaches to securities disputes with major broker-dealers.
Drawing on client input, Benchmark Litigation 2016 cites one who remarked “The folks at Anderson Kill are truly a great group of professionals, in every meaning of the word.” Benchmark observes that "the firm has also managed to parlay its reputation as a go-to shop for traditional insurance-related areas like asbestos into a haven where clients can turn in instances of more recent threats such as cloud-related data breach and privacy issues."
With respect to Robert Horkovich, Benchmark cites a frequent opponent in court: “I would say that a good percentage of my time is spent fending off the likes of Bob Horkovich, but that’s not an accurate summation because there is nobody exactly like Bob and … no one fights harder for his clients.”
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Anderson Kill practices law in the areas of Insurance Recovery, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Estates, 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, Newark, NJ, and Burlington, VT.
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