Diana Shafter Gliedman Appointed to Anderson Kill’s Executive Committee


Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Diana Shafter Gliedman, a senior shareholder in the firm’s New York office and member of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group, has joined the firm’s Executive Committee, effective November 15.

A 21-year veteran of the firm, Diana represents industry leaders and global companies, including those in the retail, hospitality, communications and media industries, in complex insurance coverage litigation.  Drawing on extensive experience litigating in state and federal court, arbitration and mediation, she  has helped clients recover hundreds of millions of dollars under property, general liability, professional liability, Directors & Officers, and Employment Practices Liability policies. 

Diana is co-chair of Anderson Kill’s Hospitality & Retail Industry Practice Group and represents hotels, retailers, theme parks, restaurants, and other entities pursue insurance coverage for all manner of claims, including D&O, liability, large-scale property losses and business interruption losses stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. Also chair of Anderson Kill’s Professional Liability Insurance Group, Diana represents prominent legal, accounting, architecture and other professional services firms seeking coverage under professional liability policies.

Diana is currently inaugural co-chair of a new committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section, focused on arbitration and mediation of insurance coverage disputes.  Since 2017,  she has been a fellow of the American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel, an organization composed of preeminent coverage counsel in the United States and Canada. She publishes and presents extensively on legal insurance topics and has been recognized as a leading insurance recovery attorney by The Legal 500 and Super Lawyers.

Robert M. Horkovich, Anderson Kill’s managing shareholder, commented: “Diana is not only a fantastic lawyer -- she has also been a mentor to our young attorneys and a builder of our insurance recovery practice in the hospitality and professional services industries. Her counsel is valued by all who work with her, and I’m delighted that she has agreed to help steer the firm’s course in a fast-changing legal and risk environment.”

Diana commented, “I have spent my professional life to date at Anderson Kill working alongside masterful and committed attorneys, and there is nothing I would rather accomplish professionally than to help create conditions in which new generations of attorneys can learn and thrive here as I have, while continuing to fight on behalf of clients seeking to develop and protect their businesses during these trying times.”

Anderson Kill is a full-service New York-based law firm with offices in Washington, D.C., Newark, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Denver, CO, and Los Angeles, CA. Clients include Fortune 1000 companies, small and medium-sized businesses, governmental entities, and nonprofits as well as personal estates.

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