Michael Goldwasser

Michael Goldwasser

Associate New York, United States

Admissions

  • New York
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, JD, 2016
  • Cornell University, BS, 2009

Michael is an Associate in our New York office. He has extensive experience resolving insurance coverage disputes arising under major professional liability lines, including directors and officers liability, bankers professional liability, errors and omissions liability, and fiduciary liability.

Michael has represented clients involved in mediation, domestic and international arbitration, and in coverage litigation in State and Federal Courts throughout the United States. His work also includes advising clients on coverage and liability/damages issues in connection with securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, books and records requests, government investigations, enforcement actions, criminal actions, and bankruptcy proceedings.

Michael is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) and a frequent writer on issues of interest in the professional liability arena.

Presentations and publications

  • Co-author, “D&O Insurance Law: 2019 Year in Review,” published for Kennedys (January 2020)
  • Co-author, "Arizona Supreme Court to define consent to settlement standard," published for Kennedys (September 2019)
  • Co-author, "This Year's Summer Insurance Blockbuster: Office Depot v. AIG Specialty Insurance Company (Starring the Contractual Liability, Prior Acts and Regulatory Exclusions)," published for PLUS Journal (September 2019)