Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP

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Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman
& Jacobson, LLP

Size of Organization: 21
Year Established: 1968
Main Office: New York, New York
Web Site: http://www.agfjlaw.com

Telephone: 347-834-8265
Fax: 212-968-7573

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The character and professionalism of AGF&J's attorneys are what set us apart from other insurance law firms. We believe that the role of counsel is not merely to respond, but to proactively and aggressively advocate for our clients. Our skilled, experienced and insightful attorneys are diverse, dynamic individuals from many backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We share a passion for our work and strive to achieve the highest standards. We expect nothing less than the very best from ourselves and know that our clients expect the same.

Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP, was founded by Michael E. Gorelick, Glenn A. Jacobson and the late Daniel J. Friedman. AGF&J serves as counsel to insurance companies, Underwriters at Lloyd's, third-party administrators, risk managers, self-insured businesses and others in the risk and insurance industries in the New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas. The firm's practice focuses primarily on insurance litigation, trials and appeals, coverage matters and reinsurance.

AGF&J is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in A.M. Best's Guide to Insurance Attorneys, and is a member of the Harmonie Group, a by-invitation-only network of independent law firms across North America with proven accomplishments in insurance law and trial advocacy.

AGF&J's attorneys are members of distinguished national, state and local bar associations and organizations such as the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) and the Defense Research Institute (DRI).

It is the firm's policy to hire, train and promote highly-skilled people without regard to their age, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. AGF&J is proudly committed to fostering diversity in its entire staff, which creates a climate of inclusion and culture of collegiality and professionalism.

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Highest number of cases by Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman
& Jacobson, LLP:
Banking Law (31 cases in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman
& Jacobson, LLP: 5

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Court Denies Request to Add Defendants to FDCPA Complaint; Cites Lack of Diligence, Inordinate Delay and Substantial Prejudice
October 30, 2015
Officers of two health care companies defeated Plaintiff's attempt to amend a Class Action Complaint to name them as defendants. United States District Judge Joanna Seybert denied Plaintiff's motion to amend due to Plaintiff's lack of diligence and inordinate delay, and the substantial prejudice...

The Court of Appeals Revisits and Upholds the Trivial Defect Defense
October 30, 2015
After almost twenty years, the New York Court of Appeals has revisited the trivial defect defense. Rather that break new ground, the Court reinforced its holdings in the seminal trivial defect case, Trincere v. County of Suffolk, 90 N.Y.2d 976 (1997). The Court heard appeals from three different...

Appellate Division Vacates Award of Plaintiff's Damages; Expert Failed to Provide Voluminous Medical Records Before Appearing for Trial
August 11, 2015
Plaintiff's expert withheld voluminous documents until his appearance at trial, and the Appellate Division therefore vacated the damage award and remanded for a new trial on damages.


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