Profile

Mark Garbowski is an attorney in Anderson Kill's New York office and is a member of the Insurance Recovery group. Mark's practice concentrates on insurance recovery, exclusively on behalf of policyholders, with particular emphasis on professional liability insurance, directors and officers insurance, fidelity and crime-loss policies, internet and high-tech liability insurance issues.

Mark is also a member of Anderson Kill's Financial Services insurance coverage group which serves its clients in that industry, including broker/dealers, commercial banks, investment advisors, hedge funds, mutual funds and other financial institutions. In addition, Mark is active in the firm's settlement and alternative dispute resolution adjunct to its insurance coverage litigation practice. In that context he develops computerized insurance allocation models for long-tail claims and other complex insurance models.

Before joining Anderson Kill, Mark practiced general commercial litigation with experience in the areas of products liability and securities litigation.

Mark is a past editor-in-chief of Anderson Kill's Policyholder Advisor.

Speaking Engagements

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Perspectives 2023

Strafford Publications / May 30, 2023

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer’s Defense Under Reservation of Rights 2022

Strafford Publications / December 14, 2022

Insurer and Policyholder Insolvency: Marshaling the Rights and Obligations of Insurers, Policyholders, Reinsurers

Strafford Publications / April 26, 2022

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer v. Policyholder Perspectives 2021

Strafford Publications / November 30, 2021

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer’s Defense Under Reservation of Rights 2021

Strafford Publications / September 14, 2021

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer v. Policyholder Perspectives 2020

Strafford Publications / December 2, 2020

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer’s Defense Under Reservation of Rights 2020

Strafford Publications / September 9, 2020

Demystifying the “Bad Faith Set-Up” in Insurance Litigation

Strafford Publications / February 26, 2020

Insurers’ Obligations to Defunct Insureds: Recent Cases, Arguments from Policyholder and Insurer Perspective

Strafford Publications / November 20, 2019

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights

Strafford Publications / June 19, 2019

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer v. Policyholder Perspectives 2018

Strafford Publications / September 27, 2018

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights: Reimbursement of Defense Costs and Control of Defense

Strafford / September 27, 2016

Mediating Bad Faith Claims

ExecuSummit / May 5, 2015

Insurer Bad Faith Set-Up Defense and “Reverse Bad Faith” Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Perspectives

Strafford / March 25, 2015

Pleading Insurer Bad Faith Claims: Surviving or Filing a Motion to Dismiss

Strafford / August 13, 2014

Publications

ALLOCATION OF LONG-TAIL LOSSES IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

New York Law Journal / October 12, 2018

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY INSURANCE AND THE METOO MOVEMENT

Risk Management Magazine / May 4, 2018

MANAGING THE RISK OF EMPLOYEE CLAIMS

Corporate Counsel Business Journal / March 5, 2018

SECOND CIRCUIT DEBUNKS THE ‘LEGAL FICTION’ OF PRO-RATA ALLOCATION

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / October 6, 2017

4TH CIRCUIT: EMPLOYEE’S LIABILITY COVERED BY INSURANCE HELD BY BOTH EMPLOYMENT AGENCY AND HOSPITAL

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / February 3, 2017

4TH CIRCUIT: EMPLOYEE’S LIABILITY COVERED BY INSURANCE HELD BY BOTH EMPLOYMENT AGENCY AND HOSPITAL

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / February 3, 2017

WHEN YOUR DRONE PROMPTS A VIOLATION OF PRIVACY SUIT, WILL YOUR INSURANCE COVER IT?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / March 30, 2016

WHEN YOUR DRONE PROMPTS A VIOLATION OF PRIVACY SUIT, WILL YOUR INSURANCE COVER IT?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / March 30, 2016

BUYING A COMPANY? TAKE A LOOK AT ITS INSURANCE PORTFOLIO

Risk Management Magazine / February 2, 2016

INSURANCE FOR CONCUSSION LIABILITY: LIKELY FLASHPOINTS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / October 27, 2015

INSURANCE DUE DILIGENCE IN MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND SPIN-OFFS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / January 6, 2015

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: IDENTIFY, ANALYZE AND VALUE INSURANCE ASSETS WHEN MAKING DEALS

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel / November 12, 2014

MAKE SURE YOUR GENERAL PARTNER LIABILITY INSURANCE WORKS AS INTENDED

Financier Worldwide Magazine / September 1, 2014

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLITICAL RISK COVERAGE

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / June 23, 2014

UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL RISK COVERAGE

Risk Management / June 5, 2014

IS THERE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LOSSES STEMMING FROM GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN OR DEFAULT?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / October 2, 2013

TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING THE VALUE OF INSURANCE ASSETS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / June 14, 2013

TEN INSURANCE TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING THE VALUE OF INSURANCE ASSETS

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel / June 4, 2013

CRAZY SCHEMES: ORION AND LONDON & OVERSEAS INSURANCE COMPANIES

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 5, 2012

DOES YOUR E&O INSURANCE NEED A TUNE-UP?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / August 10, 2012

NEW YORK COURT GREEN-LIGHTS BAD FAITH CLAIM IN ALLEGED BREACH OF DUTY TO DEFEND

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / April 13, 2012

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COVERAGE FOR KNOWING, INTENTIONAL AND CRIMINAL ACTS

Corporate Counsel / June 2, 2010

RESOLUTIONS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 22, 2009

NEW LAWS, NEW LIABILITIES

Risk Management / December 4, 2009

NEW LAWS, NEW LIABILITIES, NEW INSURANCE ISSUES

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / August 18, 2009

THE BASICS OF INSURANCE COMPANY INSOLVENCY AND FINANCIAL DISTRESS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / April 16, 2009

CREDIT DEFAULT SWAPS: A BRIEF INSURANCE PRIMER

Corporate Counsel / February 13, 2009

CREDIT DEFAULT SWAPS: A BRIEF INSURANCE PRIMER

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / February 13, 2009

2008 YEAR IN REVIEW

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 8, 2008

TEN INSURANCE TIPS FOR CORPORATE COUNSEL, RISK MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES

Corporate Counsel / May 22, 2008

TEN INSURANCE TIPS FOR CORPORATE COUNSEL, RISK MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / May 22, 2008

ARE YOU COVERED WHILE DOING GOOD?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / April 1, 2008

NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS POLICYHOLDERS CAN OBTAIN CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / March 3, 2008

PARTIAL WIN, TOTAL DIFFERENCE

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 2, 2007

BOLD PRECAUTIONS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / August 1, 2007

MISSED COMMUNICATIONS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / June 11, 2007

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: DON’T FORGET THE HIDDEN ASSET – INSURANCE

riskVue / April 12, 2007

DISPUTES OVER SETTLING CLAIMS IN EXCESS OF LIMITS: AN “ETHICAL” STRATEGY FOR POLICYHOLDERS

riskVue / July 31, 2006

SETTLING LARGE INSURANCE CLAIMS

riskVue / April 18, 2004

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE: THE EMERGENCE OF DEPUBLICATION IN THE WAKE OF VACATUR

The Journal Of Appellate Practice And Process / October 23, 2003

LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR THE SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL

Corporate Counsel / September 29, 2003

INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR POWER INTERRUPTION – IN THE NORTHEAST AND ELSEWHERE

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / September 1, 2003

PURSUING “PROFESSIONAL” COVERAGE UNDER CGL POLICIES: HANDLING THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES EXCLUSION

The John Liner Review / July 23, 2001

News

Panelists Urge Carriers to Avoid “Reverse Bad Faith” Claims

May 30, 2023

Political Risk Insurance Available but “Tricky”: Mark Garbowski

September 9, 2014

Unquantifiable Exposures – Top Five Uninsurable Risks

September 2, 2014

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Profile

Mark Garbowski is an attorney in Anderson Kill's New York office and is a member of the Insurance Recovery group. Mark's practice concentrates on insurance recovery, exclusively on behalf of policyholders, with particular emphasis on professional liability insurance, directors and officers insurance, fidelity and crime-loss policies, internet and high-tech liability insurance issues.

Mark is also a member of Anderson Kill's Financial Services insurance coverage group which serves its clients in that industry, including broker/dealers, commercial banks, investment advisors, hedge funds, mutual funds and other financial institutions. In addition, Mark is active in the firm's settlement and alternative dispute resolution adjunct to its insurance coverage litigation practice. In that context he develops computerized insurance allocation models for long-tail claims and other complex insurance models.

Before joining Anderson Kill, Mark practiced general commercial litigation with experience in the areas of products liability and securities litigation.

Mark is a past editor-in-chief of Anderson Kill's Policyholder Advisor.

Speaking Engagements

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Perspectives 2023

Strafford Publications / May 30, 2023

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer’s Defense Under Reservation of Rights 2022

Strafford Publications / December 14, 2022

Insurer and Policyholder Insolvency: Marshaling the Rights and Obligations of Insurers, Policyholders, Reinsurers

Strafford Publications / April 26, 2022

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer v. Policyholder Perspectives 2021

Strafford Publications / November 30, 2021

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer’s Defense Under Reservation of Rights 2021

Strafford Publications / September 14, 2021

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer v. Policyholder Perspectives 2020

Strafford Publications / December 2, 2020

Crafting Coverage Position Letters and Evaluating Impact of Insurer’s Defense Under Reservation of Rights 2020

Strafford Publications / September 9, 2020

Demystifying the “Bad Faith Set-Up” in Insurance Litigation

Strafford Publications / February 26, 2020

Insurers’ Obligations to Defunct Insureds: Recent Cases, Arguments from Policyholder and Insurer Perspective

Strafford Publications / November 20, 2019

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights

Strafford Publications / June 19, 2019

Insurer Bad Faith Setup Defense and Reverse Bad Faith Claims: Insurer v. Policyholder Perspectives 2018

Strafford Publications / September 27, 2018

Insurance Litigation Under Reservation of Rights: Reimbursement of Defense Costs and Control of Defense

Strafford / September 27, 2016

Mediating Bad Faith Claims

ExecuSummit / May 5, 2015

Insurer Bad Faith Set-Up Defense and “Reverse Bad Faith” Claims: Insurer vs. Policyholder Perspectives

Strafford / March 25, 2015

Pleading Insurer Bad Faith Claims: Surviving or Filing a Motion to Dismiss

Strafford / August 13, 2014

Publications

ALLOCATION OF LONG-TAIL LOSSES IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

New York Law Journal / October 12, 2018

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY INSURANCE AND THE METOO MOVEMENT

Risk Management Magazine / May 4, 2018

MANAGING THE RISK OF EMPLOYEE CLAIMS

Corporate Counsel Business Journal / March 5, 2018

SECOND CIRCUIT DEBUNKS THE ‘LEGAL FICTION’ OF PRO-RATA ALLOCATION

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / October 6, 2017

4TH CIRCUIT: EMPLOYEE’S LIABILITY COVERED BY INSURANCE HELD BY BOTH EMPLOYMENT AGENCY AND HOSPITAL

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / February 3, 2017

4TH CIRCUIT: EMPLOYEE’S LIABILITY COVERED BY INSURANCE HELD BY BOTH EMPLOYMENT AGENCY AND HOSPITAL

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / February 3, 2017

WHEN YOUR DRONE PROMPTS A VIOLATION OF PRIVACY SUIT, WILL YOUR INSURANCE COVER IT?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / March 30, 2016

WHEN YOUR DRONE PROMPTS A VIOLATION OF PRIVACY SUIT, WILL YOUR INSURANCE COVER IT?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / March 30, 2016

BUYING A COMPANY? TAKE A LOOK AT ITS INSURANCE PORTFOLIO

Risk Management Magazine / February 2, 2016

INSURANCE FOR CONCUSSION LIABILITY: LIKELY FLASHPOINTS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / October 27, 2015

INSURANCE DUE DILIGENCE IN MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND SPIN-OFFS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / January 6, 2015

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS: IDENTIFY, ANALYZE AND VALUE INSURANCE ASSETS WHEN MAKING DEALS

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel / November 12, 2014

MAKE SURE YOUR GENERAL PARTNER LIABILITY INSURANCE WORKS AS INTENDED

Financier Worldwide Magazine / September 1, 2014

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT POLITICAL RISK COVERAGE

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / June 23, 2014

UNDERSTANDING POLITICAL RISK COVERAGE

Risk Management / June 5, 2014

IS THERE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LOSSES STEMMING FROM GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN OR DEFAULT?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / October 2, 2013

TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING THE VALUE OF INSURANCE ASSETS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / June 14, 2013

TEN INSURANCE TIPS FOR MAXIMIZING THE VALUE OF INSURANCE ASSETS

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel / June 4, 2013

CRAZY SCHEMES: ORION AND LONDON & OVERSEAS INSURANCE COMPANIES

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 5, 2012

DOES YOUR E&O INSURANCE NEED A TUNE-UP?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / August 10, 2012

NEW YORK COURT GREEN-LIGHTS BAD FAITH CLAIM IN ALLEGED BREACH OF DUTY TO DEFEND

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / April 13, 2012

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COVERAGE FOR KNOWING, INTENTIONAL AND CRIMINAL ACTS

Corporate Counsel / June 2, 2010

RESOLUTIONS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 22, 2009

NEW LAWS, NEW LIABILITIES

Risk Management / December 4, 2009

NEW LAWS, NEW LIABILITIES, NEW INSURANCE ISSUES

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / August 18, 2009

THE BASICS OF INSURANCE COMPANY INSOLVENCY AND FINANCIAL DISTRESS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / April 16, 2009

CREDIT DEFAULT SWAPS: A BRIEF INSURANCE PRIMER

Corporate Counsel / February 13, 2009

CREDIT DEFAULT SWAPS: A BRIEF INSURANCE PRIMER

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / February 13, 2009

2008 YEAR IN REVIEW

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 8, 2008

TEN INSURANCE TIPS FOR CORPORATE COUNSEL, RISK MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES

Corporate Counsel / May 22, 2008

TEN INSURANCE TIPS FOR CORPORATE COUNSEL, RISK MANAGERS AND EXECUTIVES

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / May 22, 2008

ARE YOU COVERED WHILE DOING GOOD?

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / April 1, 2008

NEW YORK COURT OF APPEALS POLICYHOLDERS CAN OBTAIN CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / March 3, 2008

PARTIAL WIN, TOTAL DIFFERENCE

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / December 2, 2007

BOLD PRECAUTIONS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / August 1, 2007

MISSED COMMUNICATIONS

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / June 11, 2007

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS: DON’T FORGET THE HIDDEN ASSET – INSURANCE

riskVue / April 12, 2007

DISPUTES OVER SETTLING CLAIMS IN EXCESS OF LIMITS: AN “ETHICAL” STRATEGY FOR POLICYHOLDERS

riskVue / July 31, 2006

SETTLING LARGE INSURANCE CLAIMS

riskVue / April 18, 2004

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN AND INTO THE FIRE: THE EMERGENCE OF DEPUBLICATION IN THE WAKE OF VACATUR

The Journal Of Appellate Practice And Process / October 23, 2003

LIABILITY INSURANCE FOR THE SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL

Corporate Counsel / September 29, 2003

INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR POWER INTERRUPTION – IN THE NORTHEAST AND ELSEWHERE

Policyholder Advisor & Alert / September 1, 2003

PURSUING “PROFESSIONAL” COVERAGE UNDER CGL POLICIES: HANDLING THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES EXCLUSION

The John Liner Review / July 23, 2001

News

Panelists Urge Carriers to Avoid “Reverse Bad Faith” Claims

May 30, 2023

Political Risk Insurance Available but “Tricky”: Mark Garbowski

September 9, 2014

Unquantifiable Exposures – Top Five Uninsurable Risks

September 2, 2014

Education
  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
  • Columbia College, A.B.
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second District
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