FIRM - HONOR'S AND AWARDS

 

Honors & Awards 
 

Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group Named 2019 Legal Team of the Year by Business Insurance

 

For the second consecutive year, Business Insurance has named Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group the Legal Team of the Year in the publication's U.S. Insurance Awards. Winners were announced at an awards dinner in New York on March 21. Finalists were selected by senior Business Insurance staff from more than 170 nominations. The winners were picked by a panel of 65 risk management professionals who independently assessed each of the nominated finalists.

 
 

Insurance Group Of The Year: Anderson Kill

 

Anderson Kill PC's insurance recovery group scored a series of wins last year that unlocked more than $100 million dollars in coverage for its clients and broke new ground by helping to define cybersecurity policies before the Second Circuit and defending "all sums" allocation in New York state court, earning the firm a spot among Law360's Practice Groups of the Year.

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20 Anderson Kill Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers in 2018

 

The attorney ranking directory Super Lawyers has recognized 13 Anderson Kill attorneys as top practitioners.  In addition, 7 Anderson Kill attorneys have been recognized as “Rising Stars,” lawyers who are either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.

 
 

Anderson Kill Ranked Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” For the Sixth Straight Year by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

 

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill as a National Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for Insurance Law for the sixth consecutive year in the 2019 edition of Best Law Firms. In regional rankings, Anderson Kill was also ranked in Tier 1 for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

 

9 Anderson Kill lawyers named to 2019 Best Lawyers® list

 

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that 9 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Lawyers selected for inclusion are reviewed by thousands of their peers on the basis of professional expertise.

 
 

Nine Anderson Kill Insurance Recovery Attorneys Recognized by The Legal 500

 

The Legal 500 USA has ranked Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group among the nation's top practices for the twelfth consecutive year in the category Insurance: Advice to Policyholders.

 

Chambers USA Recognizes Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Practice for Twelfth Straight Year

 

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.

 

Business Insurance Names Anderson Kill Legal Team of the Year

 

Business Insurance has named Anderson Kill Legal Team of the Year for 2018 in Business Insurance's inaugural U.S. Insurance Awards. The winners were chosen by a panel of 80 risk management professionals who independently assessed each of the nominated finalists in each category. Recognizing that major achievements are seldom the work of individuals working in isolation, the awards honor teams of professionals.

 

Anderson Kill Ranked a National Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for the Fifth Straight Year by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

 

U.S. News - Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill as a National Tier 1 firm for Insurance Law for the fifth consecutive year. In regional rankings, Best Lawyers also recognized Anderson Kill for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington D.C.

 

Anderson Kill Ranked a National Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” for the Fifth Straight Year by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

 

U.S. News - Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill as a National Tier 1 firm for Insurance Law for the fifth consecutive year. In regional rankings, Best Lawyers also recognized Anderson Kill for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington D.C.

 
 

Benchmark Litigation Names Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Firm for Fourth Straight Year

 

Anderson Kill has been ranked a National Tier 1 firm in Insurance Litigation for the fourth year in a row by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation 2018 also recognized Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, as national litigation stars.

 
 

Chambers USA Ranks Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group for 11th Straight Year

 

Anderson Kill has been named one of the nation’s top law firms nationally for insurance dispute resolution for the eleventh consecutive year by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. 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.

 
 

Anderson Kill Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2018

Best Lawyers in America has selected seven attorneys in Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America

 

 

The Legal 500 USA has ranked Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group among the nation's top practices in its category.

Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, were once again named leaders in their field. Also recognized were shareholder Finley T. Harckham in New York; Rhonda D. Orin, managing partner in Washington, D.C.; and, for the first time, Pamela D. Hans, managing shareholder in Philadelphia, PA; and Steven J. Pudell, managing shareholder in Newark, NJ.

 

 

Chambers USA Recognizes Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group for 11th Consecutive Year

Anderson Kill has been named one of the nation's top law firms nationally for insurance dispute resolution for the eleventh consecutive year by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. 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.

 

Anderson Kill Named a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm for the Fourth Year in a Row by U.S. News – Best Lawyers  

Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Insurance Law for a fourth consecutive year. Best Lawyers also recognized Anderson Kill for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington D.C.

According to Best Lawyers, Tier 1 Rankings are determined through a combination of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. 

 

 
 

Legal 500 USA 2016 Recognizes Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Practice 

Anderson Kill has been ranked among top insurance recovery practice groups by The Legal 500 USA 2016 in the category "Insurance: advice to policyholders."


Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, were once again named leading lawyers, as were shareholders Finley T. Harckham and Joshua Gold, chair of Anderson Kill's Cyber Insurance Recovery Group. Recognized for the first time was Robert D. Chesler, a shareholder in Anderson Kill's Newark, New Jersey office.

 

 

U.S. News – Best Lawyers Names Anderson Kill Named a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm for Third Year Running

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Insurance Law for a third consecutive year. Best Lawyers also recognized Anderson Kill for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington D.C.

According to Best Lawyers, Tier 1 Rankings are determined through a combination of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more information about the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings, please visit http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.


 

 


 

Benchmark Litigation Once Again Names Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Firm

Anderson Kill has been ranked a National Tier 1 firm in Insurance Litigation for a second year in a row in Benchmark Litigation 2016. Benchmark also recognized Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, as national litigation stars.

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. 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. 


 

 


 

Anderson Kill Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers in America

Best Lawyers in America has selected five attorneys in Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group and one attorney in the firm's Real Estate and Construction Group for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

The attorneys, who were selected by their peers are: Robert M. Horkovich – Insurance Law (NY); William G. Passannante – Insurance Law (NY); Rhonda D. Orin – Insurance Law (DC); Steven J. Pudell – Insurance Law (NJ); Robert D. Chesler – Insurance Law (NJ); and Robert S. Cook, Jr. – Land Use and Zoning Law (NY).

 

 


 

The Legal 500 USA 2015 Recognizes Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group

The Legal 500 USA 2015 directory has ranked Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group among top practice groups in the category "Insurance: advice to policyholders."

Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, were once again named leading lawyers, and shareholders Finley T. Harckham and Joshua Gold, chair of Anderson Kill's Cyber Insurance Recovery Group, were also singled out for recognition of their work on behalf of policyholders.

 

Anderson Kill Named National Tier 1 Best Law Firm by U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015

 

 

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Insurance Law for a second consecutive year. The firm was also recognized for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. According to Best Lawyers, Tier 1 Rankings are determined through a combination of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more information about the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings, please visit: http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.

 

 


 

Chambers USA Recognizes Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Practice for Ninth Consecutive Year 

Anderson Kill has been named one of the nation’s top law firms for insurance dispute resolution for the ninth consecutive year by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm’s New York office was also recognized for insurance dispute resolution, and its New Jersey office for insurance litigation.

Chambers also recognized Robert M. HorkovichWilliam G. PassannanteFinley HarckhamRobert D. Chesler and Steven Pudell as being a leader in their field.

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Benchmark Litigation Names Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Firm in Insurance Litigation

Anderson Kill has been ranked a National Tier 1 firm in Insurance Litigation in Benchmark Litigation 2015. Benchmark also recognized Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, as national litigation stars.

Benchmark also named Anderson Kill a recommended litigation firm in New York, recognizing Mr. Horkovich and Mr. Passannante as state litigation stars and Joshua Gold, chair of the firm's Cyber Insurance Recovery Group, as a future star.


Anderson Kill Named National Tier 1 Best Law Firm by U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2014

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has named Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Insurance Law for a second consecutive year. The firm was also recognized for Insurance Law in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington D.C.

 

Ten Anderson Kill Attorneys Selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers, Two Rising Stars

Super Lawyers, the attorney ranking directory that relies on peer nominations, evaluations and third party research, has recognized ten Anderson Kill attorneys as top practitioners, and two attorneys as Rising Stars.

The attorneys are Dennis J. Artese (Insurance); Robert S. Cook, Jr. (Land Use/Zoning); Finley T. Harckham (Insurance); Robert M. Horkovich (Insurance); R. Mark Keenan (Insurance); John G. Nevius (Insurance); John M. O’Connor (Business Litigation); William G. Passannante (Insurance); Edward J. Stein (Insurance); and Allen R. Wolff (Insurance). The Rising Stars are Peter A. Halprin (Insurance) and Rene Hertzog (Insurance).

 

Law360 Names Robert M. Horkovich a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar

Prompted by a colleague's recommendation, Law360 has named Robert M. Horkovich, Anderson Kill's managing shareholder and co-chair of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar.

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James P. Cullen to be Honored for Human Rights Work by Franciscan Friars

Anderson Kill is proud to announce that James P. Cullen, of Counsel in the firm's Real Estate & Construction Group in New York, will be recognized for his pathbreaking human rights work by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement.

 

Best Lawyers in America 2015 Recognizes Five Anderson Kill Attorneys As Leaders in Insurance Law

Best Lawyers in America has selected five shareholders in Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

The five attorneys are insurance recovery group co-chairs,
Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante in the firm's New York office; Steven J. Pudell, and Robert D. Chesler in the New Jersey office; and Rhonda D. Orin, in the Washington, DC office.

 

Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group Ranked by The Legal 500 USA 2014

Anderson Kill, a national law firm best known for its work in insurance recovery, has been ranked among top practice groups in the category "Insurance: advice to policyholders" in The Legal 500 USA 2014 directory. In addition, Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante were once again recognized as leading lawyers.

 

Chambers USA Recognizes Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Practice for Eighth Consecutive Year

Anderson Kill has been named as one of the nation’s top law firms for insurance dispute resolution for the eighth consecutive year by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm’s New York office was also recognized for insurance dispute resolution, and its New Jersey office for insurance litigation.

Chambers also recognized Robert M. Horkovich, William G. Passannante, Finley Harckham, Robert D. Chesler and Steven Pudell as being a leader in their field.

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Anderson Kill Named National Tier 1 Best Law Firm by U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2014

Best Lawyers has named the Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Insurance Law for 2014. In addition, the firm is recognized for Insurance Law in New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C.

 

Anderson Kill Wins Second Consecutive Insurance Group of the Year Designation from Law360

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that legal news publisher Law360 has named the firm's Insurance Recovery Group a 2013 Insurance Group of the Year.

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William G. Passannante Named Insurance MVP for 2013 by Law360

William G. Passannante, co-chair of Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group and a member of the firm's executive committee, has been named a 2013 Insurance MVP by Law360.

Law360's annual MVP awards honor attorneys for exemplary work on critical litigation, mammoth deals and first-of-their-kind global matters. Mr. Passannante was one of five attorneys honored by Law360 in the Insurance practice area in 2013.

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The New York Legal Assistance Group Honors Anderson Kill for Firm's Work on Behalf of Superstorm Sandy Victims

On October 29, 2013, the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) honored Anderson Kill at an event held to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and to recognize the individuals, law firms and community organizations supporting NYLAG's efforts to help the storm's low-income victims.

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Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes Anderson Kill Attorneys As Tops for Insurance Law

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that five of the firm's attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Insurance Law.

The five attorneys are insurance recovery group co-chairs,
Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante in the firm's New York office; Steven J. Pudell, and Robert D. Chesler in the New Jersey office; and Rhonda D. Orin, in the Washington, DC office

 

Anderson Kill Recommended By Chambers USA 2013 As Tops In Client Service and Commercial Awareness for Third Consecutive Year

For a third consecutive year, Chambers USA has recommended Anderson Kill’s national insurance recovery practice for both Client Service and Commercial Awareness-- one of just two insurance recovery firms to be recognized in both of these categories nationwide.

Once again singled out for individual recognition nationwide and in New York were the firm’s president, Robert M. Horkovich and insurance recovery practice co-chair, William G. Passannante. Finley Harckham, shareholder in the firm's New York office also was recognized in New York. Steven J. Pudell, managing shareholder of the firm's New Jersey office, and Robert D. Chesler were singled out as leading attorneys in New Jersey.

 

Anderson Kill Wins 2012 Insurance Group of the Year Designation by Law360

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that legal news publisher Law360 has named the firm's Insurance Recovery Group a 2012 Insurance Group of the Year


Robert M. Horkovich Named Insurance MVP for 2012 by Law360

Robert M. Horkovich, managing partner of Anderson Kill PC and co-chair of the firm's Insurance Recovery Group, has been named a 2012 Insurance MVP by Law360.

Law360's annual MVP awards honor attorneys whose achievements in major litigation or transactions in various practice categories have set a new standard for accomplishment in corporate law. Mr. Horkovich was one of two insurance recovery attorneys, representing policyholders only in insurance coverage disputes, honored by Law360 in 2012.


Anderson Kill Once Again Recognized Among The Top Plaintiffs' Firms Nationwide by Benchmark

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that it has once again been named among the top plaintiffs' law firms in the United States in the 2013 edition of Benchmark Plaintiff: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Plaintiff Firms and Attorneys.

Based on its research, Anderson Kill is ranked in the top tier as a leading National Litigation firm for Insurance and is “Highly Recommended“ in New York.  In addition, the firm's insurance recovery group co-chairs,
Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, are recognized as National and Local Litigation Stars for insurance recovery in New York.

 

Chambers USA 2012 Once Again Recognizes Anderson Kill Nationwide As Tops for Client Service and Commercial Awareness

For a second consecutive year, Chambers USA has recognized the national insurance recovery practice of Anderson Kill P.C for both Client Service and Commercial Awareness-- one of just two insurance recovery firms to be recognized in both of these categories.

Once again singled out for individual recognition nationwide and in New York were the firm’s president, Robert M. Horkovich and insurance recovery practice co-chair, William G. Passannante. Finley Harckham, shareholder in the firm’s New York office was also recognized in New York, and Steven J. Pudell, managing shareholder of the firm's Newark, NJ office was recognized in New Jersey.

 

Anderson Kill Recognized Among The Top Plaintiffs' Firms Nationwide by Benchmark

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the top tier as a leading national litigation firm in the first annual edition of Benchmark Plaintiff, the new guide that focuses exclusively on America’s leading plaintiff litigation firms and attorneys. Bob Horkovich, the firm’s managing partner and insurance recovery group co-chair, is also recognized as a national ‘Litigation Star.’

In addition to nationwide recognition, the firm is "Highly Recommended" in New York as a “Local Litigation Firm” and Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm’s insurance recovery group, are both recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” for insurance.

 

Anderson Kill's Insurance Recovery Group Ranked by Legal 500 USA 2012

Anderson Kill P.C., the nation's leading insurance recovery firm, has won a top ranking and is "commended for its unfettered loyalty to upholding the reputation of policyholders" in the Legal 500 USA 2012 directory. The firm's insurance recovery group was recognized for Insurance: Advice to Policyholders for "an excellent overall level of service" and for being "well known in the risk management community as the go-to law firm for high-dollar policyholder litigation."

In addition, Robert M. Horkovich, president of the firm, was once again singled out as a Leading Lawyer, noting "one of the most knowledgeable in the insurance recovery area."

 

Anderson Kill Recognized Among The Top Plaintiffs' Firms Nationwide by Benchmark

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the top tier as a leading national litigation firm in the first annual edition of Benchmark Plaintiff, the new guide that focuses exclusively on America’s leading plaintiff litigation firms and attorneys. Bob Horkovich, the firm’s managing partner and insurance recovery group co-chair, is also recognized as a national ‘Litigation Star.’

In addition to nationwide recognition, the firm is "Highly Recommended" in New York as a “Local Litigation Firm” and Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm’s insurance recovery group, are both recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” for insurance.

 

Anderson Kill Insurance Recovery Attorneys Selected by their Peers for The Best Lawyers in America 2012

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys, Robert M. Horkovich, William G. Passannante and Rhonda D. Orin, have once again been recognized by their peers as being tops in insurance recovery and will be included in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.