Dennis J. Nolan, a shareholder in Anderson Kill's New York office, concentrates his practice in commercial litigation with an emphasis on insurance recovery. He also has extensive experience litigating complex chapter 11 reorganizations. He co-chairs the firm's Bankruptcy group, as well as the Marine Cargo Industry group and the Hospitality and Retail Industry group.
Dennis advises policyholders with respect to a broad range of insurance policies, including Marine Cargo, Cyber, Directors and Officers, Errors and Omissions, Employment Practices Liability, Marine Cargo, and Commercial General Liability policies. His clients in insurance recovery cases include companies in the financial services, technology, manufacturing, fitness, and commodity trading industries. He also has extensive experience representing debtors, creditors’ committees, and unsecured creditors in complex chapter 11 cases.
Dennis has represented clients including a major financial services institution in an Errors and Omissions and Directors' & Officers' insurance dispute in connection with a bankrupt subsidiary; a leading technology company in London arbitration of an insurance coverage dispute hinging on policy periods; and "feeder fund" defendants in the Madoff bankruptcy.
He has also handled diverse matters in commercial litigation, including employment and partnership disputes, copyright infringement, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims against officers and directors, and antitrust. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Dennis provided pro bono counsel to homeowners who suffered property damage in the storm. In prior years, he also had significant responsibility for claims filed with the September 11th Victims' Compensation Fund.
New York County Lawyers Association, American Bankruptcy Institute; Turnaround Management Association