Richard J. Cohen is the managing partner of the law firm of Goldberg Segalla L.L.P., which has offices in New York, Philadelphia, Hartford, Princeton, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, White Plains, and on Long Island, and is the head of its insurance coverage litigation practice group. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management, with distinction, and its School of Law, *** laude. Mr. Cohen's practice is almost exclusively first- and third-party coverage, bad faith, and reinsurance. He is a member of the New York and Pennsylvania Bars and is a national author and lecturer on coverage and bad faith, having spoken in New York, California, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere on a wide variety of topics. Additionally, he is widely published and, among other things, has three times co-authored the annual "Survey of New York Insurance Law," published in the Syracuse Law Review. Mr. Cohen is a former National Co-Chair of the Insurance Company Relations Subcommittee of the Defense Research Institute, and former national membership Chair of DRI's Life, Health and Disability Insurance Section. He currently chairs insurance and construction subcommittees of DRI. He has been a CPCU instructor since 1999. Access Richard Cohen's Martindale-Hubbell profile on martindale.com.
Daniel W. Gerber is chair of Goldberg Segalla LLP's Global Insurance Services Practice Group throughout its ten offices in four states (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut). He maintains an international practice with a focus on complex insurance disputes and analysis, including reinsurance and excess insurance. He is an author for the renowned Insurance Treatise, New Appleman's Insurance Law Practice Guide, as well as Mealey's Emerging Insurance Disputes. Mr. Gerber is admitted to the United States Supreme Court, as well as all federal and state courts in New York and Pennsylvania. He has received the Chairperson of the Year Award for his work as Chair of the Insurance Coverage Committee for the New York State Bar Association's Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section, and is the Immediate Past Chair of the 3,500 member Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section. Mr. Gerber is also an active member of U.S. ARIAS, The Professional Liability Underwriting Association, the Association of Life Insurance Counsel, the International Claims Association and the International Association of Defense Counsel, and the Defense Research Institute. Mr. Gerber possesses an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, a Super Lawyer designation from Law & Politics Magazine, and has been named by his peers to Business First's Who's Who in Law. Mr. Gerber is the co-editor of Goldberg Segalla's Reinsurance Review, a monthly international publication which provides timely summaries of and access to the latest worldwide reinsurance law developments. He is the Co-Editor of The Insurance and Reinsurance Report and of Reinsurance Review. Some of Mr. Gerber's recent engagements include advising a Bermuda excess insurer on a large-scale environmental catastrophe, dismissal of a market conduct class action, and successful application of the dishonesty exclusion in a directors and officers dispute. Access Dan Gerber's Martindale-Hubbell profile on martindale.com.