Chambers USA 2019 reports that clients describe Anderson Kill as "a go-to-firm for insurance coverage issues." The national insurance recovery practice is described 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."
Of the firm's New York insurance recovery team, Chambers cites a client's assessment: "They are excellent in all areas; the team's intellect and insurance knowledge is exceptional." Of the New Jersey practice, a client notes, "They are able to get things done and keep matters moving forwards."
Chambers USA 2019 recognizes a half dozen Anderson Kill insurance recovery attorneys as leaders in their field -- including, for the first time, Joshua Gold in New York. The recognized attorneys 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)
Robert D. Chesler - Litigation: Insurance (New Jersey)
Steven Pudell – Litigation: Insurance (New Jersey)
Chambers cites clients of Robert Horkovich, chair of Anderson Kill's insurance recovery group, who praise his "fantastic work quality," "very commanding presence," and "very broad knowledge." William Passannante, co-chair of Anderson Kill's insurance recovery group, "is a very skilled lawyer with a deep knowledge of insurance law," according to clients. A client of Finley Harckham reports to Chambers, "I have a high opinion of him as a very effective and practical lawyer." Joshua Gold is "particularly noted for his expertise in cyber liability disputes."
In the firm's New Jersey practice, Chambers reports that "the 'incredibly knowledgeable' Robert Chesler attracts high praise for his coverage practice" and that "sources consider him to be 'a terrific lawyer' and a 'well-respected authority in the field.'" Steven Pudell "is absolutely one of the best coverage lawyers I've ever worked with," according to a client. Another reports that he "has a brilliant legal mind, is very analytical and is just very easy to work with."
For more information, please see Anderson Kill 2019 Chambers Rankings.
About Anderson Kill
Anderson Kill, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019, 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 and Los Angeles, CA.