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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: 6

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Plaintiff's Case is a Few Berries Short of a Pie: Court Rejects Expansion of New Jersey's 'Mode-of-Operation' Rule
Thomas R. Maeglin, March 21, 2016
A customer of a clothing store in a mall slips on a berry and falls. The store does not sell berries, there is no fruit in the area, and no one is seen eating in the vicinity. There is no evidence that the store had actual or constructive notice of the berry. Why should the store be liable for her...

LLC's Managing Member was Aware of Accident, Ambulance, Hospitalization; No Excuse for One-Year Delay in Providing Notice to Insurer under Common Law 'No-Prejudice' Rule
Alexandra E. Rigney, February 25, 2016
A Queens Court granted a defendant's motion for summary judgment, declaring that the insurer does not have a duty to defend or indemnify named insured property lessee in an underlying lawsuit.

Final Regulations Issued for New Jersey's Ban-the-Box Law
Steven M. Berlin,Karen Hart, February 11, 2016
The New Year started off in New Jersey with final regulations intended to clarify the Opportunity to Compete Act (OTCA), better known as New Jersey's "Ban-the-Box" law. The regulations were released on December 7, 2015 by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.


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