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Corporate, Construction, Directors & Officers, Pension & Benefits, Employment

Barbara Sheehan is an attorney who has been involved in all aspects of litigation involving employment practices liability, insurance coverage, reinsurance disputes, directors and officers... (more)

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Insurance, Litigation, Reinsurance

DAVID R. HORNIG, admitted to bar, 1974, Texas; 1975, New York.  Edcucation: Fordham University (B.S., 1971); St. Mary's University (J.D., 1974); New York University (LL.M., in Taxation,... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance

FARA KITTON, admitted to bar, 2009, New York; admitted to bar, 2008, New Jersey; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Education: Brown University (B.A. 2005); Cardozo School of Law... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance, Litigation, Transportation & Shipping

FRANK M. MARCIGLIANO, admitted to bar, 1969, New York; 1974, U.S. Court of International Trade. Education: St. John's University (B.B.A., 1964; J.D., 1966). Member: American Bar... (more)

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GUERRIC S.D.L. RUSSELLGuerric S.D.L. Russell is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey in both state and federal courts.  He has been with the firm since September 2000. ... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance, Litigation

JAMES F. SWEENEY, III admitted to bar, 1980, New York.  Education:  Ithaca College (B.A., 1976); St. John's University (J.D., 1979).  Phi Delta Phi. Member: New York County... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Environmental Law, Insurance, Litigation, Reinsurance

JOHN V. NICOLETTI, admitted to bar, 1978, New York.  Education:  New York University (B.A., cum laude, 1974); Fordham University (J.D., 1977).  Memberships:  American Bar... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Arbitration, Corporate, Litigation

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Admiralty & Maritime, Dispute Resolution, Insurance, International Arbitration, Litigation

Prior to joining the firm, Linda was associated with Keesal Young & Logan LLP in California, and she was also a Hong Kong registered American lawyer having worked in Keesal Young & Logan's Hong... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance, Litigation, Reinsurance

MICHAEL J. CARCICH, admitted to bar, 1974, New York. Education: Fordham Univeristy (B.A., 1970); Fordham Law School (J.D., 1973).  Co-Author: Marine and Inalnd Marine Insurance , Chapter... (more)

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Insurance, International, Litigation

NOOSHIN NAMAZI, admitted to bar, 1993, New Jersey; admitted to bar, 1994, New York.  Education: State University of New York at Stony Brook (B.A., 1983); State University of New York at... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance, Litigation

ROBERT A. NOVAK, admitted to bar, 1991, New York. Education: State University of New York at Stonybrook (B.S., 1987); St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 1990). Member:  New York... (more)

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Insurance, Litigation

Mr. Coluzzi graduated from St. John's University in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in Administration, cum laude. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School in 1996.  Mr.... (more)

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Admiralty & Maritime, Construction, Errors & Omissions Insurance, Insurance, Labor Law

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Admiralty & Maritime, Corporate

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Admiralty & Maritime, Insurance, Litigation

THOMAS M. RITTWEGER, admitted to bar, 1992, New Jersey; admitted to bar, 1993, New York.  Education: U. S. Merchant Marine Academy (B.S., 1986); Hofstra University School of Law (J.D.,... (more)

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Litigation

Mr. Wamser graduated from the State University of New York at Albany in 1993 with a bachelor's degree in history.  He received his law degree, with distinction, from Hofstra University School... (more)

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Vincent Suba is an AV-rated attorney with a wide range of experience in professional liability and insurance related matters at both the trial and appellate court levels.  He serves as... (more)

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