Chambers describes Anderson Kill’s Insurance Recovery practice as “a high-quality team capable of handling multiparty disputes and taking on coverage matters in diverse areas such as asbestos liability, bodily injury, data breach and financial lines.” Clients interviewed by Chambers USA 2022 laud “a strong policyholder practice” that is “knowledgeable, sophisticated and responsive, while strong on client service."
Chambers cites Anderson Kill’s New York team for “outstanding trial capabilities backed up by a ready command of all types of coverage.” In New Jersey, a client says of Anderson Kill, “"They are an excellent firm. I would not hesitate to recommend them."
Chambers USA 2022 ranks eight Anderson Kill insurance recovery attorneys as leaders in their field. Anderson Kill congratulates Pamela Hans, the firm’s managing shareholder in Pennsylvania, recognized for the first time in 2022. Chambers cites a Pennsylvania client who says of Pam, “"She has a superior understanding of insurance law in a multitude of different jurisdictions which she uses to drive commercially appropriate results for her clients. She is pragmatic and always willing to go the extra mile for her clients."
Other Anderson Kill attorneys recognized by Chambers are as follows:
Robert M. Horkovich - Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (National and New York)
William G. Passannante - Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (National and New York)
Finley Harckham - Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (New York)
Joshua Gold - Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (New York)
Rhonda D. Orin - Insurance, Policyholder (District of Columbia)
Robert D. Chesler - Insurance (New Jersey)
Steven J. Pudell - Insurance (New Jersey)
Chambers reports that Robert Horkovich, Anderson Kill’s managing shareholder and chair of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group, “is held in high regard for his substantial expertise in representing policyholders in complex coverage disputes including asbestos and business interruption cases.” A New York client calls Bob “a dean of the Bar.” Another client says that Bob “has strong trial skills and he is a strong appellate strategist.”
William Passannante, co-chair of Anderson Kill's insurance recovery group, "operates an excellent policyholder-side insurance practice.," and is described by clients as “responsive and a true expert in his field” and “a true advocate for his clients." A client says of Finley Harckham, “"He is a great lawyer and is very experienced." Clients say of Joshua Gold, chair of Anderson Kill’s Cyber Insurance Recovery Group, "Joshua is always very responsive to client needs and has strong expertise in handling crime insurance recovery matters" and, "he is knowledgeable with a focus on client service."
In the firm's Washington, D.C. practice, Chambers dubs managing partner Rhonda Orin “a respected litigator,” of whom a client reports, ""Rhonda is a superb strategist and litigator with extensive experience in insurance coverage litigation." Another client deems Rhonda “a sophisticated and experienced attorney whose advocacy skills are very impressive.”
In the New Jersey practice, a client says of Robert Chesler, “"Robert is the recognized dean of insurance coverage law in New Jersey on the policyholder side." Another client lauds Bob as "a brilliant and strategic legal mind,” noting that “knowing how to settle is his greatest strength." As for managing shareholder Steven Pudell, a client reports, "He knows the coverage area well and is a strong advocate for clients."
For more information, please see Chambers USA 2022 listing for Anderson Kill.
About Anderson Kill
Anderson Kill is a full-service law firm best known for its work in insurance recovery. Clients include Fortune 1000 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, governmental entities, trusts, committees and nonprofits as well as personal estates. Based in New York City, the firm also has offices in Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Newark, NJ, Denver, CO, and Los Angeles, CA.