Brian R. Biggie: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Brian R. Biggie

Partner
Buffalo,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone716.566.5415

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Professional Liability
  • Global Insurance Services
  • Construction
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 716.566.5415
Fax: 716.566.5401
http://www.goldbergsegalla.com/attorneys/brian-r-biggie
 
University Buffalo State College, B.A., cum laude, 1998
 
Law SchoolGeorge Mason University School of Law, J.D., 2003 Member, 2003 Jessup Moot Court Team
 
Admitted2004, New York; U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
 
Memberships 

Community Involvement
•Founder and President, The Little Match Girl Foundation Ltd.
•Organizer, Buffalo Christmas Wishes Gift Giving Campaign
•Former Board President, Buffalo Alliance for Education
•Committee Member, School Committee, Buffalo Niagara Partnership
•Volunteer, Hertel North Buffalo Business Association

Professional Affiliations
•Defense Research Institute: Employment Law; Life, Health, and Disability/ERISA; and Insurance Law Committees
•Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
•New York State Bar Association
•USLAW Network, Inc.

 
BornPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1976
 
Biography

Brian Biggie focuses his practice on complex insurance coverage disputes with significant emphasis on litigation. He has represented and advised multi-national insurance carriers on a range of issues, including priority of coverage, underwriting protocols, defenses, and coverage. He has successfully tried insurance coverage actions in both state and federal courts including a recent $4 million insurance fraud claim in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. Brian has prepared and argued appeals across New York State and has been retained to represent insurers in mediations and arbitrations across the country.

Brian is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the New York and Erie County Bar Associations and is active in Insurance & Risk Management Services and Professional Liability Committees with USLAW Network, Inc. He is a frequent lecturer and author on topics related to his areas of practice, and he is one of the creators and editors of Goldberg Segalla's Professional Liability Monthly, a newsletter detailing recent decisions involving professional liability claims.

Brian was previously Board President of the Buffalo Alliance for Education and has recently secured the merger of the BAE and the Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council. He is Founder and President of The Little Match Girl Foundation Ltd., a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping children in need by collecting and providing them with school supplies, essential seasonal items, holiday gifts, and other donations in collaboration with their schools and other community organizations.

Honors
•Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Insurance Coverage)
•Recipient of the Commitment to Education Award from the Buffalo Alliance for Education, 2006

Achievements
Forty-Six Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 11, 2014
Super Lawyers Names Nearly Three Quarters of Goldberg Segalla's Upstate New York Attorneys
August 19, 2013

News
Goldberg Segalla Names New Partners, Special Counsel Promotions
January 2, 2014
Goldberg Segalla Announces New Partners, Special Counsel Promotions
January 2, 2013

publication & presentation

Local Chair, Advanced Insurance Coverage: Emerging Issues, Developments, and Strategy, New York State Bar Association CLE, Amherst, NY, May 9, 2014
Presenter, Litigation Update: Recent Decisions from the U.S., IntAP 2013 Spring Technical Meeting, Munich, Germany, June 12-13, 2013
Quoted in “Policyholders See Gain in NY Diocese Loss Over Deductibles,” Law360, May 9, 2013
Panelist, “Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy - Regulatory Action or Reaction” and “Insurance Coverage Trends for Construction Defect Claims,” USLAW Spring Conference Spring 2013, Tucson, Arizona, April 3-5
Co-Author, “The Global Supply Chain: Understanding, Measuring, Mitigating, and Managing Exposures in a Supply Chain Dependent Globalized Market,” IADC Defense Counsel Journal, October 2012
Co-Author, “Asset Managers Do Not Owe Fiduciary Duty to Note Holders,” Chartis Legal Insights, Fall 2012
Co-Author, “ This Policy May Save Your Day,” Business First, May 4, 2012
Author, New York Chapter, “Construction Litigation Desk Reference: A State by State Compendium,” The DRI Defense Library Series, 2010
Co-Author, The Devil's In the Details: Practical Consequences of Medical Malpractice Reform, International Claim Association Magazine, Winter 2009-2010
Co-Author, “The Growing Authority of Arbitrators Under the Federal Arbitration Act,” PLUS Journal, July 2009
Co-Author, It's Not Easy ... The Growing Potential for Green Claims,” For the Defense, Defense Research Institute, April 2009
Co-Author, “The Unsettling Nature of Right to Consent Provisions in Professional Liability Policies,” FDCC Quarterly, October 2008
Presenter, US Law Network/Lloyd's of London Claims Challenge, June 2008
Co-Author, “An Employee or Not an Employee That Is the Question: Companies Continue to Suffer the Slings and Arrows of Independent Contractors,” DRI Labor Law Magazine, April 2008
Co-Author, “Saying Goodbye Is Hard to Do: Courts and EEOC Are Taking a Hard Look at Employee Severance Agreements,” Buffalo Law Journal - Labor Edition, March 2008
Co-Author, “The Graves Amendment: A Widely Accepted Use of Congressional Power,” DRI Trucking Magazine, March 2008
Co-Author, “Finding Peace Between ERISA and Tribal Sovereignty,” DRI Life, Health and Disability Newsletter, Fall 2007

Successes
Sexual Assault Not an “Occurrence” in Duty to Defend Case
May 8, 2013

Blog
Professional Liability Matters
The Insurance and Reinsurance Report

 
ISLN918304337
 
Profile Visibility
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Office Information

Brian R. Biggie

665 Main Street, Suite 400
BuffaloNY 14203-1425




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