Survey of New York Insurance law for 2013–2014.
Dan D. Kohane, a senior member of the New York law firm of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C., is a nationally recognized insurance coverage counselor who serves as an expert witness and conducts extensive training, consultation, and in-house seminars on this highly specialized practice. Mr. Kohane is known in the industry for his comprehensive newsletter, Coverage Pointers, a bi-weekly publication summarizing important insurance coverage decisions. An accomplished trial lawyer and litigator, Mr. Kohane also has extensive experience mediating complex casualty and insurance coverage disputes. He teaches Insurance Law as an adjunct professor at the University at Buffalo Law School and heads the firm’s Insurance Coverage practice group.
Audrey A. Seeley is a member of Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. in its Buffalo, New York
office, where she focuses on insurance coverage and no-fault coverage. Ms. Seeley routinely provides counseling to insurers on a national basis for personal and advertising injury coverage issues and on primary and excess personal lines insurance policies. She also handles declaratory judgment actions across New York State. Ms. Seeley is the team leader of the firm’s No-Fault practice group and also provides No-Fault insurance coverage advice to insurers. She is currently the Chair of the Insurance Law Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI). Ms. Seeley has been recognized in Best Lawyers of America, Who’s Who In the Law, and has been named in the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list.
The authors wish to specially thank Ms. Jocelyn Michele Seitter, University at
Buffalo Law School, J.D. Candidate 2015, for her dedication and assistance with this Survey.