Fallyn B. Cavalieri: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Fallyn B. Cavalieri

Buffalo,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Global Insurance Services
  • Life
  • Health
  • Disability
  • and ERISA
  • Health Care
Contact InfoTelephone: 716.844.3437
Fax: 716.566.5400
University Hilbert College, B.S., summa cum laude, 2006
Law SchoolPace Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
AdmittedNew York; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association
•New York State Bar Association: Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
•Women's Bar Association of the State of New York
•Defense Research Institute: Co-Chair, Young Lawyer's Life, Health, and Disability Committee


Fallyn Cavalieri is a member of the firm's Global Insurance Services Practice Group, where she concentrates her practice on representing insurers in all areas of litigation, including both ERISA and non-ERISA disputes over life, health, and disability coverage, as well as property and casualty, business interruption, asbestos injury, environmental contamination and remediation, and bad faith. Outside of litigation, Fallyn regularly renders coverage opinions to insurers on a wide range of potential liabilities. Fallyn is a co-author of the Life Insurance (2013) and Reinsurance (2012) chapters in Appleman on Insurance and is the co-editor of the firm's Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA newsletter. She contributes regularly to the firm's CaseWatch: Insurance newsletter and the firm's Insurance and Reinsurance Report blog. She is also co-chair of the Defense Research Institute's Life, Health and Disability Young Lawyer's Subcommittee.

Prior to joining the firm, Fallyn served as the Executive Productions Editor for the Pace Law Review and worked in chambers with U.S. District Court Judge Hon. Kenneth M. Karas, and in the New York State Supreme Court, Commercial Division, with Hon. Alan D. Scheinkman.

Community Involvement

•The Little Match Girl Foundation Ltd.: Board of Directors
•St. Matthias Episcopal Church: Youth Leader


•Upstate New York Super Lawyers, Rising Stars 2014-2015


•Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2015 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 21, 2015
•Forty-Six Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2014 Upstate New York Super Lawyers
August 11, 2014


•Presenter, Getting Here from There: The Evolution of Insurance Claw Backs, DRI 2015 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 8, 2015
•Co-Author, “ How to Swim When Insurers Sink, ” Primary Agent, May 2015
•Co-Author, “ Now Trending: Litigation of Interference and Retaliation Claims Under ERISA Section 510, ” DRI ERISA Report, May 12, 2015
•Panelist, “Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going: Top 20 Decisions of 2013 and Their Impact on 2014, ” Advanced Insurance Coverage: Emerging Issues, Developments, and Strategy, New York State Bar Association CLE, Amherst, NY, May 9, 2014
•Co-Author, “Understanding an Agent's E&O Risks When an Insurer Becomes Insolvent, ” Property Casualty 360, April 9, 2014
•Co-Author, Life Insurance Claims Adjusting and Fraud (2013) and Reinsurance (2012) chapters, Appleman on Insurance
•Co-Author, “An Inconsistent Model: Varying States' Interpretations of Unfair Insurance Claims Practices, ” presented at ACI Bad Faith Seminar, Orlando, Fla., November 28, 2012
•Author, “'Screening' New York's New Rules - Laterals Remain Conflicted Out, ” 31 Pace L. Rev. 464, Winter 2011


•The Insurance and Reinsurance Report

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Fallyn B. Cavalieri

665 Main Street, Suite 400
BuffaloNY 14203-1425


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