• University of Baltimore School of Law, JD, 1987
  • Lehigh University, BA, 1983

Gary is a partner in the Basking Ridge office and has extensive insurance coverage experience, having represented insurance companies in disputes arising under commercial general liability, first-party, homeowners, professional liability, directors and officers, errors & omissions, public officials, EIL, builder’s risk, wrap-up, commercial and personal auto, workers’ compensation, and other types of insurance policies.

He has provided coverage analysis and has litigated in nearly every state in the US, in both federal and state trial and appellate courts, and in mediations and arbitrations. His experience includes claims and cases involving environmental, asbestos, toxic tort, construction defect, and products liability coverage issues.  Gary has acted as National Coordinating Counsel for insurance companies, and has been providing counseling and guidance to insurers for more than thirty years.

Gary’s experience also includes appearances in the New Jersey Appellate Division and Supreme Court, and he has tried a number of insurance coverage cases to verdict.

Gary also has represented corporate and individual clients in commercial and business disputes, including those involving business breakups and employment issues involving claims of harassment, wrongful termination, and violation and enforcement of restrictive covenants.

Qualifications and admissions

  • New Jersey
  • US District Court, Colorado
  • US District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • US District Court, New Jersey
  • US District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • US Court of Appeals, First, Third and Sixth Circuits
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey

Market recognition

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law (2018-2024)
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers (2020-2021, 2023-2024)

Presentations and publications

  • Co-author, “New appellate perspectives on EIFS exclusions and mixed claims under insurance law,” published for Kennedys (April 2022)
  • “Select Topics in Environmental and Construction Defect Coverage and Claims Handling,” In-House Client Training (January 2022)
  • Author, “Policy language is key in interpreting “occurrence” under Pennsylvania law,” published for Kennedys (January 2021)
  • “Coverage B - Personal and Advertising Injury,” In-House Client Training (November 2020)
  • Contributor, US Construction Defect Insurance Coverage Law Compendium (September 2019)
  • Co-author, "Vermont Supreme Court holds that lying in order to undermine a competitor is not a 'professional' service within the meaning of an E&O policy," published for Kennedys (September 2019)
  • “Essential Coverage Considerations in Construction Defect Claims,” In-House Client Training (July 2019)
  • “Duty to Defend Issues - Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Tenders,” presented at Perrin Conference (June 2019)
  • “Recent Trends and Developments in Allocation Issues - Which Policies Apply and in What Order," presented at the 2019 Insurance Coverage and Allocation Issues Conference by Perrin Conferences (May 2019)
  • “Demystifying the Litigation Process,” In-House Client Training (May 2019)