For the twelfth consecutive year Chambers USA has ranked Anderson Kill among the nation’s top law firms nationally for insurance dispute resolution. The firm's New York office was also ranked in the top tier for insurance dispute resolution, and its New Jersey office was recognized for insurance litigation.
Chambers describes Anderson Kill's national 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." A client says of the practice, "They are good at taking the end result that I want and formulating a strategy and a plan to get there."
Chambers cites the New York practice's "outstanding trial capabilities backed up by a ready command of all types of coverage, from major environmental and asbestos claims to data breaches and property damage."
Chambers recognized the following attorneys in Anderson Kill's insurance recovery practice as leaders in their field:
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)
Robert D. Chesler - Litigation: Insurance (New Jersey)
Steven Pudell – Litigation: Insurance (New Jersey)
Chambers notes that Robert Horkovich, chair of Anderson Kill's insurance recovery group, is "highly respected by peers and clients alike" and cites a client who calls him a "very talented coverage lawyer who leads the charge" for policyholders. William Passannante, co-chair of Anderson Kill's insurance recovery group, is "well regarded for his considerable abilities handling high-value insurance coverage matters." A client deems him "a strong, zealous advocate for clients." Finley Harckham "has notable skill handling business interruption, professional liability and asbestos claims," according to Chambers.
In the firm's New Jersey practice, Chambers cites a client who dubs Robert Chesler "a dean of the insurance bar" endowed with "encyclopedic knowledge." Steven Pudell, according to Chambers, "is skilled representing clients from a wide range of industries, with particular expertise in the food and beverage, real estate, chemical and pharmaceutical sectors."
For more information, please see Anderson Kill 2018 Chambers Rankings.