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Honors And Awards

2024 Benchmark Litigation: Insurance Firm of the Year Finalist

After months of peer review-based research and hundreds of submissions to review, Benchmark is excited to recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and their firms for their exemplary work over the past 12 months. Anderson Kill is one of six firms on the US Awards 2024 Shortlist for Insurance Firm of the Year.

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2024 Benchmark Litigation: Insurance Litigator of the Year Finalist

After months of peer review-based research and hundreds of submissions to review, Benchmark is excited to recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and their firms for their exemplary work over the past 12 months. Robert Horkovich is one of five lawyers on the US Awards 2024 Shortlist for Insurance Litigator of the Year.

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2024 Best Lawyers: Ten Attorneys Recognized

Best Lawyers has selected ten Anderson Kill attorneys for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Congratulations to the firm’s six Ones to Watch honorees, all named for the first time in the 2024 edition. Congratulations also to all the firm’s recognized attorneys, each of whom has received the honor for multiple […]

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2023 Business Insurance: Women To Watch – Diana Shafter Gliedman

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Diana Shafter Gliedman, a shareholder in the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group and a member of its executive committee, has been named to Business Insurance’s list of 2023 Women to Watch.

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2023 Super Lawyers: 16 Attorneys Recognized

Super Lawyers 2023 has recognized twelve Anderson Kill attorneys as Super Lawyers and four as Rising Stars. Congratulations to first-time honorees Marshall Gilinsky (Super Lawyers), and Jason Kosek and Ethan W. Middlebrooks (Rising Stars). Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers in 2023 Dennis J. Artese (Insurance Coverage) – New York, NY Sam Braverman (Criminal Defense) –  New York, NY Carrie Maylor […]

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2023 The Legal 500 US

For the seventeenth consecutive year, The Legal 500 USA has ranked Anderson Kill’s Insurance Recovery Group as one of the nation’s top practices serving insurance policyholders. Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group, repeated as members of the Legal 500 Hall of Fame, as did Raymond A. Mascia, Jr. as a Next Generation Partner. […]

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2023 Chambers USA

Chambers USA has ranked Anderson Kill’s national insurance recovery practice among top policyholder-side insurance dispute resolution practices for the eighteenth year running. The firm’s New York practice was ranked in the top tier for insurance dispute resolution and the New Jersey practice was recognized for insurance. “Anderson Kill is a premier insurance recovery firm,” according […]

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2023 Business Insurance: Legal Team of the Year Finalist

Anderson Kill is delighted to be named by Business Insurance as a finalist for Business Insurance’s 2023 Legal Team of the Year award. Anderson Kill is honored to have won the award in 2018, 2019 and 2021 and to have been named a finalist in every year since 2018. Business Insurance’s U.S. Insurance Awards recognize excellence in the commercial insurance and risk […]

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2023 BTI Consulting: Awesome Opponent

BTI Consulting has named Anderson Kill one of sixteen “Awesome Opponents” that top legal decision makers “would rather not litigate against.” The ranking appears in BTI Litigation Outlook 2023: Litigation Spending in the Uncertain Economy and Beyond. “Firms that opponents — including the insurance industry — would rather not litigate against resolve a lot of matters […]

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2023 Benchmark Litigation: Litigation Stars

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation 2023 has named Robert M. Horkovich Litigation Star and Joshua Gold a Litigation Future Star. In addition, Benchmark ranked Anderson Kill’s Insurance Recovery Group as a Tier 1 insurance practice nationally and as a recommended practice in New York. Benchmark reports that Anderson Kill “excelled” at […]

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2023 Best Lawyers: Tier One, Insurance Recovery (National)

Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report have named Anderson Kill a National Tier 1 Best Law Firm for Insurance Law for the tenth consecutive year in the 2023 edition of Best Law Firms. In regional rankings, Anderson Kill was also ranked in Tier 1 for Insurance Law in New York, NY, Newark, NJ, and Washington, D.C.  For […]

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2023 Best Lawyers: 9 Attorneys Recognized

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers has selected nine of the firm’s attorneys for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Special congratulations to Daniel J. Healy, named a Lawyer of the Year for insurance litigation in Washington, D.C. in 2023. Congratulations also to all the firm’s recognized attorneys, […]

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2022 Business Insurance: Legal Team of the Year Finalist

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.

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2022 The Legal 500 US

For the sixteenth consecutive year, The Legal 500 USA has ranked Anderson Kill’s Insurance Recovery Group as one of the nation’s top practices serving insurance policyholders, placing the practice in Tier 1 for 2022 in the category Insurance: Advice to Policyholders. Robert M. Horkovich and William G. Passannante, co-chairs of the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group, repeated as members of the […]

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2022 Chambers USA

For the seventeenth consecutive year, Chambers USA has ranked Anderson Kill’s insurance recovery practice among top policyholder-side insurance dispute resolution practices nationally. The firm’s New York practice was ranked in the top tier for insurance dispute resolution, and the New Jersey practice was recognized for insurance. Chambers describes Anderson Kill’s Insurance Recovery practice as “a high-quality team capable […]

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2022 The National Law Journal: Elite Trial Lawyers Insurance Finalist

Anderson Kill is pleased to announce that The National Law Journal has named the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group a finalist in Insurance in its 2022 Elite Trial Lawyers awards. ALM’s Elite Trial Lawyers recognizes U.S. based law firms that have performed exemplary and cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs. In its nomination submission, Anderson Kill spotlighted its representation […]

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2022 BTI Consulting: Awesome Opponent

BTI Consulting has named Anderson Kill one of sixteen “Awesome Opponents” that top legal decision makers “would rather not litigate against.” The ranking appears in BTI Litigation Outlook 2023: Litigation Spending in the Uncertain Economy and Beyond. “Firms that opponents — including the insurance industry — would rather not litigate against resolve a lot of matters […]

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2022 Super Lawyers: 14 Attorneys Recognized

Super Lawyers 2022 has recognized twelve Anderson Kill attorneys as Super Lawyers and two as Rising Stars. Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers in 2022 Dennis J. Artese (Insurance Coverage) – New York, NY Carrie Maylor DiCanio (Insurance Coverage) – Denver, CO / New York, NY Diana Shafter Gliedman (Insurance Coverage) – New York, NY Joshua Gold (Business Litigation) Jerry S. […]

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2021 Law360: Insurance Group of the Year

Insurance attorneys at Anderson Kill PC successfully counseled a New Hampshire hotel chain in a $100 million pandemic coverage suit last year while also securing more than $50 million in asbestos disputes, making it one of Law360’s 2021 Insurance Groups of the Year. The policyholder-only practice also helped secure bad faith and damages claims exceeding $35 million on behalf of Bioenergy Development […]

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2021 Super Lawyers: 12 Attorneys Recognized

Super Lawyers 2021 has recognized ten Anderson Kill attorneys as Super Lawyers and two as Rising Stars. Congratulations are due to Carrie Maylor DiCanio, first-time Super Lawyer. Super Lawyers relies on peer nominations, evaluations and third party research. Five percent of lawyers in each state are named in Super Lawyers, according to the company. Attorneys recognized […]

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2021 Business Insurance: Legal Team of the Year

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.

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2021 Chambers USA

For the sixteenth consecutive year, Chambers USA has ranked Anderson Kill’s insurance recovery practice among top law firms nationally. The firm’s New York office was ranked in the top tier for insurance dispute resolution, and the New Jersey office was recognized for insurance. Clients interviewed by Chambers USA 2021 regard Anderson Kill as “an excellent firm, renowned for coverage-side […]

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2020 Business Litigation: 40 & Under Hot List – Carrie Maylor DiCanio

For third year running, Carrie Maylor DiCanio, a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office, has been named to Benchmark Litigation’s annual 40 & Under Hot List. // MORE //

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2019 The Legal 500 US: 9 Attorneys Recognized

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.

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2019 Best Lawyers: 9 Attorneys Recognized

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.

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2019 Business Insurance: LEGAL TEAM OF THE YEAR

Anderson Kill is honored to be recognized by Business Insurance as Legal Insurance Team of the Year for the third time in four years since the award incepted. The 2021 Business Insurance U.S. Insurance Awards recognize excellence in the commercial insurance and risk management sector, highlighting exceptional work by insurance professionals working at companies across the commercial insurance industry. Winners are selected by a panel of more than 50 risk managers who independently assess all finalists and score all teams in each category.

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2018 Best Lawyers: Attorneys Recognized

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.

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2018 Business Insurance: 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.

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2018 Law360: INSURANCE GROUP OF THE YEAR

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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2018 Super Lawyers: 20 Attorneys Recognized

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.

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2017 Chambers USA: 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.

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2017 Best Lawyers: Sixth Straight Year

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.

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2016 Law360: TITAN OF THE PLAINTIFFS BAR – Robert M. Horkovich

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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2015 Benchmark Litigation: National Tier One

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.

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2016 Best Lawyers: Attorneys Recognized

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).

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National Tier One: Benchmark Litigation, 2016

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.

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2016 The Legal 500 US

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.

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2016 Chambers USA: 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.

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2015 Best Lawyers: 5 Attorneys Recognized

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.

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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.

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National Tier One: 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/.

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5 Attorneys Recognized: Best Lawyers, 2014

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

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National Tier One: 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.

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The Legal 500, 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.

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National Tier One: Best Law Firms, 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.

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Benchmark Plaintiff, 2013

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.

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Top In Client Service and Commercial Awareness; Chambers USA, 2013

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.

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Insurance MVP William G. Passannante: Law360, 2013

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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Insurance Group of the Year: Law360, 2013

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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Best Lawyers, 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.

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Benchmark Plaintiff, 2012

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.

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Insurance MVP Robert M. Horkovich: Law360, 2012

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.

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Insurance Group of the Year: Law360, 2012

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.

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The New York Legal Assistance Group Honors Anderson Kill: 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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Chambers USA: 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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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).

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

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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/.

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a National Tier 1 – 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.

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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.

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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.

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