May 31, 2020

Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP


2018 Go To Thought Leader AwardWilson Elser helps individuals and organizations transcend challenges and realize goals by offering an optimal balance of legal excellence and bottom-line value.

More than 800 attorneys strong, Wilson Elser serves clients of all sizes, across multiple industries and around the world. Wilson Elser has 27 strategically located offices in the United States, another in London and several European affiliates. This depth and scale has made us one of the nation’s most influential law firms, ranked in the Am Law 200 and in the top 50 of the National Law Journal 350.

Since our founding in 1978, Wilson Elser has forged a reputation as a formidable player in insurance coverage and defense. Our experience in this tightly regulated, cost-conscious industry has shaped a firm culture of accomplished professionalism and cost efficiency that delivers demonstrable value to clients.

Today, Wilson Elser provides clients with full-service, first-class legal services, spanning the spectrum of litigation and related areas. We apply the discipline and diligence of effective litigation to virtually all areas of the law, drawing on a comprehensive roster of legal services to create multidisciplinary teams that give each client matter the best of the firm’s collective intelligence and capabilities.

Contributing authors from Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP:

Kimberly Blair Litigation Attorney Wilson Elser Chicago
Partner
Kimberly Blair focuses her litigation practice on professional liability, including accountants, attorneys, insurance agents, real estate agents, technology and media professionals,...
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William T. Bogaert, Wilson Elser, Insurance Lawyer, Consumer Protection Attorney
Partner
William Bogaert is the deputy regional managing partner of the firm’s Boston office. Bill has 30 years of experience as a litigator, during which time he has represented lawyers, non-...
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Daniel Braude, Complex Litigation, Electronic Discovery, Document preservation,
Partner
Daniel Braude, co-chair of Wilson Elser’s e-Discovery team, centers his practice on complex litigation involving product liability and commercial disputes, with an emphasis on related...
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Brian Breen, Wilson Elser, claim resolution attorney, insurance defense lawyer, bad faith claims litigator, transportation liability legal counsel
Of Counsel
Brian Breen represents a broad range of clients in insurance defense and coverage matters, from claim inception through resolution. He has litigation experience in the state and federal...
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Siobhán A. Breen Associate New York Directors & Officers Liability Insurance & Reinsurance Coverage
Associate
Siobhán A. Breen represents primary and excess professional liability insurers and drafts coverage opinions with respect to complex insurance coverage matters involving directors and...
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Stephen P. Brown, Wilson Elser, Fair Housing Insurance lawyer, Toxic Tort Attorney,
Partner
Steve Brown has a diverse civil litigation practice representing clients in a variety of industries in state and federal courts in Connecticut and across the country. During his career,...
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Thomas Corless, Litigator, Toxic Tort, environmental, Wilson Elser Law Firm
Partner
Tom Corless has focused his career of over 30 years on litigation in toxic tort, environmental, product liability, professional liability and general casualty cases. He has also provided...
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Anthony Corleto, Wilson Elser Law Firm, Stamford, White Plains, Commercial Litigation and Sports Law Attorney
Partner
Tony Corleto focuses on commercial litigation, transactions and sports risk matters. His experience covers intellectual property, corporate, construction, insurance coverage and bad faith,...
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Robert Cornish, Wilson Elser Law Firm, Commercial and Financial Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Bob Cornish focuses his practice on litigation, arbitration, regulatory and compliance matters for broker-dealers, investment advisers, hedge funds, commodity firms, institutional investors...
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William F. Cusack III, Wilson Elser, cooperative housing corporations lawyer, boards of directors attorney
Partner
William Cusack represents employers in all areas of employment law, including race, national origin, age, gender, pregnancy and disability discrimination; retaliation; labor relations;...
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Technology facilitates the interconnected global economy, but with its many positive advancements comes an entirely new form of risk for consumers and companies alike. Cyber-based crime...
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Michael C. Douglass, Wilson Elser, general liability claims lawyer,
Partner
Michael Douglass is an experienced trial attorney with a diverse civil litigation practice in California and Arizona state and federal courts. Michael focuses on the defense of corporate...
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Jonathan Dryer, Product Liability, Wilson Elser Law FIrm, Attorney
Partner
Jonathan Dryer is the managing partner of the Philadelphia office. Throughout his career, he has tried numerous cases to verdict, including product liability, aviation, railroad, toxic tort...
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Angela Duerden Employment Attorney
Of Counsel
Angela Duerden has significant experience representing a wide variety of employers, from small family-owned businesses to international corporations. Her practice includes providing advice...
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Christopher Flanagan is the regional managing partner of the Boston office. He focuses his practice on commercial and complex tort litigation, with emphasis on general liability, product...
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Stacy Fogarty, Wilson Elser Law Firm, Insurance Law Attorney
Associate
Stacy Fogarty focuses her practice on insurance law, intellectual property and civil litigation defense. Stacy has vast knowledge of insurance coverage and is experienced in specialty...
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Joseph Francoeur, Wilson Elser Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Partner
Joe Francoeur is an experienced trial lawyer and appellate advocate who concentrates his practice on professional liability defense, federal statutory litigation, commercial disputes and...
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Nick Freeman, Wilson Elser, Products Liability Defender, Manufacturing Attorney
Partner
Nicholas Freeman, the deputy managing partner of the Orlando office, has devoted his entire legal career to civil trial practice. Nick has extensive experience defending product liability...
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Samantha J. Funt Associate Atlanta Art Law Asia Commercial Litigation Complex Tort & General Casualty Employment & Labor
Associate
Samantha Funt serves domestic and international insurance clients in a variety of areas, including commercial litigation, intellectual property rights, premises liability, negligent...
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Christine Knipper Products Liability Lawyer Wilson Elser
Partner
Christine Knipper specializes in the defense of complex and high-exposure matters, with an emphasis on products, general and professional liability matters. She has defended foreign and...
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Jason Kuzniar, Litigator, Life, Health, Disability Insurance, Wilson Esler Law
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Jason Kuzniar is an experienced federal and state court litigator, who focuses his practice on defending professionals and representing a large and expanding base of life, health and...
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Larry Lum Insurance Litigation Attorney Wilson Elser
Larry Lum practices in all areas of insurance defense litigation. He places particular emphasis on general liability, including sports, gaming and other entertainment-related risks;...
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Joseph Mc Govern, Wilson Elser Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Partner
Joe McGovern practices in the general liability area and has extensive experience litigating high-exposure personal injury claims in New York and Connecticut state and federal trial and...
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Jonathan E. Meer, Wilson Elser, insurance coverage lawyer, coverage determinations attorney
Partner
Jonathan Meer focuses his practice on insurance coverage, including monitoring and coverage determinations, with a concentration on directors and officers (D&O), professional errors and...
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Josef Mensah represents employers in federal and state court litigation and before administrative agencies in a variety of matters arising from the employment relationship, including...
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Jeremy Merkel, White Plains Attorney, cybersecurity, data management, wilson Elser law firm
Associate
Jeremy Merkel focuses his practice in the areas of cyber security and information governance in the context of the significant challenges presented by the management of data across the...
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Of Counsel
James Monagle maintains a comprehensive practice in intellectual property and technology law, handling litigation in state and federal courts. Matters include copyright infringement,...
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Jordan Montet handles a wide range of civil litigation cases, including medical malpractice defense and labor and employment matters. Prior to working at Wilson Elser, Jordan represented...
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Jennifer L. Moran Associate Appellate Commercial Litigation Complex Tort & General Casualty Directors & Officers Liability National Trial Team
Associate
Jennifer Moran has significant experience defending general liability cases. Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Jennifer's practice focused on insurance and recreational defense matters on...
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Melissa Murphy-Petros is chair of Wilson Elser’s Appellate practice. She has concentrated solely on appellate law and procedure throughout her career, and has litigated hundreds of appeals...
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David Sheiffer, Wilson Elser, litigation attorney
Partner
David Sheiffer, a member of Wilson Elser's Executive Committee, represents leading insurers nationwide in high-profile, high-value complex coverage matters. In addition, he defends...
212.915.5318
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Elisabeth Shu, Wilson Elser Law Firm, Labor and Employment Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Lisa Shu is a litigator with a proven track record of successfully defending her clients against claims arising out of employment or other business relationships. Her practice centers...
703-852-7793
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Samuel Shusterhoff focuses his practice on general liability matters, with a concentration in transportation/trucking cases. He has worked cases from inception to trial or settlement on the...
203.388.2408
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Michael J. Silvestri Civil Litigation Attorney Wilson Elser Baltimore, MD
Associate
Michael Silvestri defends companies in all areas of civil litigation, particularly the defense of companies and individuals in product liability and insurance defense matters. Mike also...
410.962.5313
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Of Counsel
Jana Slavina Farmer represents client interests in connection with design professional matters and architects’ copyright; intellectual property matters involving copyright, sale and...
914.872.7247
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Andrea Sobolewski Attorney Wilson Elser Law Firm
Associate
Andrea Sobolewski handles general liability and casualty matters. When claims arise, she follows a resolution plan designed to determine likely exposure, identify resolution options and...
212.915.5547
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Jianlin Song, Wilson Elser Law Firm, San Francisco, Health Care Litigation Attorney
Of Counsel
Jianlin Song began her professional life as a physician, and today focuses her product liability legal practice on litigation and compliance issues involving medical device and...
415-625-9259
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Thomas M. Spitaletto, Wilson Elser, Insurance matters attorney, partner
Partner
Combining extensive litigation experience with proven coverage analysis capabilities, Tommy Spitaletto provides legal assistance to a large and growing base of clients. For his insurance...
214.698.8099
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Aviva Stein, litigation lawyer, Wilson Elser
Partner
Aviva Stein is an experienced civil litigator whose practice encompasses general liability defense work with a strong emphasis on construction cases, labor law matters and insurance...
212.915.5759
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Ian A. Stewart, Wilson Elser, Data Privacy Lawyer, General Liability Attorney
Partner
Ian Stewart handles complex litigation in state and federal courts, where he frequently defends catastrophic multi-party litigation. Ian’s practice includes product liability, professional...
213.330.8830
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