Professional Liability Insurance Recovery Attorney | Anderson Kill P.C.

Diana Shafter Gliedman

Shareholder
New York

“She probably saved my entire career. . . . [she] is one of the best professionals that I’ve ever met.”

For more than 20 years, Diana Shafter Gliedman, a senior shareholder with Anderson Kill's insurance recovery group, has represented policyholders in multi-party, multiissue insurance coverage disputes with an emphasis on Comprehensive General Liability Insurance, Directors & Officers Liability Insurance, Property Insurance and Errors & Omissions/Professional Liability Insurance. With extensive experience in litigation, arbitration and mediation, Diana prides herself on identifying potential coverage issues early and counseling clients to avoid pitfalls down the road in order to maximize insurance recovery as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

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Business Insurance - 2023 "Women to Watch" Honoree

Super Lawyers - 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020

The Legal 500 United States - 2023, 2022, 2018

Law360 – Hospitality Editorial Board, 2023-24; Insurance Editorial Board, 2021

Professional Memberships

New York State and American Bar Associations; co-chair, Professional Liability Subcommittee of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation.

Association Memberships

Member, Council on Litigation Management's Professional Liability subcommittee; Member, Step Up Women's Network; Fellow, American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel.

Diana is highly committed to pro-bono work, most recently securing a victory for Tibetan independence activist Sherab Dorje in the Matter of the Application for Asylum of Sherab Dorje. She is also an active member of the Step Up Women's Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to connecting and advancing women and girls through mentoring and enrichment programs. While attending the Fordham University School of Law, Diana was a member of the Fordham Law Women Executive Board and, as a member of the Fordham University School of Law Children's Disability And Special Education Clinic, represented children in need of special education services and SSI benefits. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two sons.

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Who Gets Paid When the D&O Insurance Is Not Enough?
Risk Management Magazine | December 20, 2023
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Potential Employer Liability Stemming from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Risk Management Magazine (RMM) | November 26, 2021
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COVID-19: Keep calm and review your insurance
Hotels Magazine | March 09, 2020
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Professional Liability Policies and Prior Knowledge
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | October 22, 2019
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Do Insurance Policies Cover the Cost of Responding to Subpoenas?
American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee, Practice Points | July 23, 2018
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The Right to Settle - Protecting the right to control your case
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel | September 01, 2016
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Insurance 101: Professional Liability Policies and Prior Knowledge
American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation | May 05, 2016
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ELP on the Way: Professional Liability Coverage for In-House Counsel
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | October 27, 2015
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Don't Settle Away Your Liability Insurance
Hospitality Lawyer, Converge blog | August 13, 2015
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Don't Settle Away Your Liability Insurance
Focus (Industry News) | May 01, 2015
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Whose Case is it, Anyway?
Hospitality Alert | April 06, 2015
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Employers and Ebola: Precautions, Limitations and Insurance
New Jersey Law Journal, Employment & Immigration Law | December 08, 2014
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Insurance Coverage For Possible Ebola Claims
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | October 28, 2014
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Maximizing Coverage for Additional Insureds
Focus (Industry News) | November 06, 2013
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Omission Impossible?
The John Liner Review | May 18, 2011
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Brands At Risk
Risk Management | May 05, 2009
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Insurance Coverage for Swine Flu Claims
Policyholder Advisor & Alert | May 04, 2009
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The Claim Game
The John Liner Review | February 17, 2009
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Horns of a Defense Counsel Dilemma
The Corporate Counselor | January 31, 2008
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Absolutely Not - Absolute Pollution Exclusion Shouldn't Apply to Greenhouse Gases
Energy and Chemical Insurance Advisor | November 18, 2007
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Workers' Compensation and Avian Flu - Adding Insult to Injury
Energy and Chemical Insurance Advisor | May 16, 2007
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Insurance Can Negate the Nefarious Effect of Lawsuits
February 20, 2006
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Paying by the Rules - Recovery of Attorney Fees
The John Liner Review | October 10, 2002
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All Risk Marine Cargo Insurance: Are You Covered For All Risks, or Just Some Risks?
Marine Cargo Policyholder Advisor | January 01, 2001
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No Reservation: How Insurance Companies and Policyholders Can Work Together to Successfully Mediate Complex Claims

ClaimsXchange 2023 Annual Conference

October 12, 2023  |  Philadelphia, PA
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Using ADR to Resolve Commercial Cyber Insurance Policy Claims

NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section Insurance Dispute Committee Program

June 12, 2023  |  New York, New York
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Insurance and Casualty - How Your Policies Will Respond to Cyber Issues

The Hospitality Law Conference

May 10, 2023  |  Houston, TX
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Anderson Kill's 11th Annual NJ Policyholder Advisor Conference

Anderson Kill

April 27, 2023  |  New Jersey, NJ
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Do You Want to Get the Deal Done? Obstacles and Opportunities in Contract Negotiation

ACC Greater Philadelphia

April 20, 2023  |  Philadelphia, PA
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The Habits of Highly Effective Dispute Resolvers

New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section

February 01, 2023  |  New York, NY
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Arbitrations in Representation and Warranty (Rep. and Warranty) Insurance; Understanding the Unique Issues

NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section Insurance Dispute Committee Program

January 23, 2023  |  New York, NY
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Three's Company - Navigating Claims Management Within the Parameters of the Tripartite Relationship

ClaimsXChange 2022 Annual Conference

October 13, 2022  |  New York, New York
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Insurance Consent to Settle Provisions: How Neutrals Can Help Break the Stalemate

NYSBA, Dispute Resolution Section, Committee On Continuing Legal Education

June 27, 2022  |  New York, New York
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Anderson Kill's 19th Annual D&O Webinar

Anderson Kill P.C.

September 30, 2021  |  New York, NY
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Insurance and Mediation

New York State Bar Association

September 30, 2021  |  New York, NY
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A New Era of Disputes — A Look at Specific Areas Impacted by the Global Health Crisis

New York State Bar Association Webinar

October 23, 2020  |  New York, NY
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Insurance Coverage for Losses Stemming from the Coronavirus

Anderson Kill

March 26, 2020  |  New York, New York
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Ethics of Communications with the Insurance Company (the Tripartite Relationship)

Anderson Kill's 23rd Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 06, 2019  |  New York, NY
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Top Risks and Threats Facing Hotels Today - A HospitalityLawyer.com Panel Discussion

2019 Choice Hotel Convention

May 02, 2019  |  Las Vegas, NV
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Top Risks and Threats Facing Hotels Today - A HospitalityLawyer.com Panel Discussion

2019 Choice Hotel Convention

May 01, 2019  |  Las Vegas, NV
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Insurance 101 - What Kinds Are There and How Do Your Clients Collect?

NAAG, NAGTRI and SABA

October 16, 2018  |  Columbus, OH
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Professional Liabilities: Everything You Need to Know about Your Professional Liability Insurance?

Anderson Kill’s 21st Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference “Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery”

November 09, 2017  |  New York, NY
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Wrongs and Rights; How to Protect Your Client And Yourself When Errors or Omissions Emerge

Anderson Kill's 20th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference "Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery"

November 11, 2016  |  New York, NY
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D&O Insurance 2016: Emerging Risks and Essential Strategies

Anderson Kill's 14th Annual D&O Conference

June 07, 2016  |  New York, NY
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Financial Services: Insurance for Regulatory Investigations and Settlements

Anderson Kill's 19th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference 'Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery'; Industry Breakout Session: Important Issues Affecting Key Industries

October 29, 2015  |  New York, NY
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Attorney Ethics and Privilege Concerns in the Electronic Age

Anderson Kill's 19th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference 'Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery'

October 29, 2015  |  New York, NY
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Ten Tips for Getting Claims Paid

RIMS Virginia Chapter

July 10, 2015  |  Richmond, Virginia
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Insurance Law Basics

New York City Bar Association Annual Program

May 14, 2015  |  New York, New York
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Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery

Anderson Kill's 3rd Annual New Jersey Policyholder Advisor Conference 'Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery'

April 23, 2015  |  Iselin, NJ
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Attorney-Client Issues in the Insurance Recovery and Underlying Defense Context (Ethics!)

Anderson Kill's 18th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 23, 2014  |  New York, NY
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Financial Services: Insurance Coverage for Regulatory Investigations and Resulting Consent

Anderson Kill's 18th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 23, 2014  |  New York, NY
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When Whistleblowers Strike, Give a Little Whistle for D&O Insurance

Anderson Kill's 11th Annual D&O Conference

April 09, 2014  |  New York, NY
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Helping CFOs/CEOs with M&A Due Diligence

Anderson Kill's 16th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 25, 2012  |  New York, NY
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Product Coverage: What Every Insured, Insurer, and Counsel Should Know About Insurance Coverage Regarding Defective Products and Product Recall

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance 2012 Annual Conference

March 29, 2012  |  San Diego, CA
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Ethics: Insurance Conflicts Counsel

Anderson Kill’s 15th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

October 13, 2011  |  New York, NY
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Justice Denied, Justice Defended

Annual Council on Litigation Management Conference

March 24, 2011  |  New Orleans, LA
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Ethics: Insurance Conflicts Counsel

14th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 23, 2010  |  New York, NY
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Ethics - Conflicts Counsel

Anderson Kill's 12th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 17, 2009  |  New York , NY
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Ethics - Conflicts Counsel

Anderson Kill’s 10th Annual Policyholder Advisor Conference

September 18, 2007  |  New York , NY
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Doing Business in New York: Insurance Issues You Must Be Aware of to Protect Your Business

Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York Annual Conference

April 15, 2005  |  New York, NY
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EDUCATION

Fordham University School of Law, cum laude, J.D.

Order of the Coif

University of Rochester (English and Political Science) magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

COURT ADMISSIONS

United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York