Andrew Reidy | Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Andrew represents policyholders in disputes against insurance companies in connection with a wide variety of insurance policies, including directors and officers (D&O), commercial liability, property, errors and omissions, crime, and fidelity policies. His clients, including Fortune 100 corporations and governmental entities, rely on his “deep subject matter expertise” (Chambers) in insurance-related disputes throughout the country.
Andrew’s practice includes a broad spectrum of legal services, from counseling companies on how to maximize an insurance recovery to representing policyholders in mediation, arbitration, litigation, and trial in state and federal courts. In the course of 30 years of representing policyholders, he has successfully tried insurance cases and argued complex insurance issues before numerous courts, including the highest courts of Massachusetts, Iowa, and Delaware.
Andrew has authored and co-authored hundreds of articles and frequently lectures on coverage issues. He has been a regular speaker at programs sponsored by, among others, Forbes, Mealey’s, The Risk and Insurance Management Society, and the American Bar Association. He has also appeared on Court TV regarding D&O insurance.
Andrew is recognized as a leading lawyer nationally by Chambers USA. According to the 2016 edition of the guide, sources say, “He probably has some of the best practical common-sense judgment that I’ve ever seen in a lawyer. He’s able to hone in very quickly on the strengths or weaknesses in a client’s case and he will be honest with his clients both ways.”
Joseph M. Saka | Lowenstein Sandler LLP
For more than a decade, Joseph has been helping policyholders successfully resolve complex insurance coverage disputes. Known for his responsiveness, reliability, and attention to detail, Joseph represents insureds and their creditors in obtaining coverage for a wide variety of liabilities, including bodily injury, products liability, environmental liability, defamation, intellectual property, antitrust, RICO, securities, D&O liability, and privacy claims. Joseph also represents clients seeking coverage for losses resulting from interruptions to their businesses, employee dishonesty, cyber security breaches, reps and warranties, cargo losses, wildfires, and criminal activity.
Frequently, Joseph helps clients obtain negotiated resolutions with their insurance carriers without the need for litigation; however, when necessary, he is experienced in litigating high-stakes commercial disputes against insurers and other contracting parties. Joseph also serves as a trusted advisor to clients in the process of procuring insurance policies or drafting contractual language.
Joseph has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers and as “Up and Coming” by Chambers & Partners, which notes that Joseph has “an impressive track record handling insurance recovery claims for a broad range of corporate clients, government agencies and nonprofits.”
He maintains an active pro bono practice and contributes to a number of civic causes, including serving on the Board of Directors of Hillel at George Washington University, on the President’s Council of Higher Achievement, and as outside general counsel to several nonprofit organizations.
Prior to entering private practice, he served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Ricardo M. Urbina (retired) of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Rosemary A. Loehr | Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Rosemary litigates disputes against insurance companies involving directors and officers liability, first-party property liability, professional liability, employment practices liability, and commercial liability.
Her broad litigation experience encompasses every stage of litigation, from pre-suit investigation to trial and appeals. Her positive outcomes in insurance recovery include securing a favorable ruling against an insurance carrier’s motion to dismiss, collaborating to compel an insurance carrier’s pre-denial claims investigation, and drafting the successful response to an insurance carrier’s motion to exclude the policyholder’s expert witness.
Before joining the firm, Rosemary completed two clerkships at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, where she clerked for the Hon. Harris L Hartz and the Hon. Nancy L. Moritz. She also served as a judicial intern to the Hon. John L. Kane of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.