Sarah J. Delaney: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Sarah J. Delaney

Buffalo,  NY  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Cyber Risk and Social Media
  • Professional Liability
  • Global Insurance Services
  • Insurance Regulatory
Contact InfoTelephone: 716.566.5420
Fax: 716.566.5401
University State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995
Law SchoolState University of New York at Buffalo School of law, J.D., 1999 Government Law Center Fellow, Human Rights Law Review, Publications Editor
Admitted2000, New York

Professional Affiliations

•Defense Research Institute: Insurance Law Committee; Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Committee, Annual Meeting Chair; Emeritus Young Lawyers' Committee, Chair
•New York State Bar Association: Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section (past Vice-Chair, Insurance Coverage Committee)

BornBuffalo, New York, May 31, 1973

Sarah J. Delaney is a long-time member of Goldberg Segalla's growing Global Insurance Services team. Her practice concentration is on insurance coverage analysis and litigation, professional liability, and appellate practice. Sarah's coverage experience covers a very broad range, including life, health and disability; bad faith; personal and advertising injury; intentional torts; pollution claims; aviation and fraud. She handles all aspects of insurance litigation and provides complex coverage analysis. Sarah also assists large domestic and multi-national companies in assessing insurance needs and implementing risk management programs.

Sarah graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo and was a governmental law center fellow and publications editor of the Human Rights Law Review while in law school. She has lectured and presented on a number of topics relating to insurance coverage, including social media, insurance coverage for the trucking industry, insurance coverage for construction operations, and comparative analysis of insurance coverage issues in the Northeast states. Sarah is editor of CaseWatch: Insurance, Goldberg Segalla's monthly insurance coverage newsletter, as well as publisher of the firm's Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA Quarterly newsletter and a regular contributor to the firm's Legal Update. She is the co-author of Mergers and Acquisitions Insurance, New Appleman on Insurance Law, Library Edition (2011).

Business First's Who's Who in Law
•Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Insurance Coverage)

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

Goldberg Segalla Names Five New Partners, Two New Special Counsel
January 1, 2012
Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Daniel W. Gerber, Sarah J. Delaney and Paul D. McCormick Co-Author Chapter on M&A Insurance for Appleman Treatise
July 20, 2011

publication & presentation

Quoted in “1st Circ. Death Benefits Ruling Offers Insurers Wide Relief,” Law360, May 30, 2014
Quoted in “Brokers Face Uncertain Future,” Crain's New York Business, November 11, 2012
Co-Author, “Potential Causation and Damage Issues in Hurricane Irene Insurance Claims,” Westlaw Journal: Insurance Coverage, September 30, 2011
Co-Author, Mergers and Acquisitions Insurance, New Appleman on Insurance Law, Library Edition, LexisNexis, Chapter 32, May 2011
Co-Author, Deja Vu All Over Again - Auction Rate Securities are the Latest Debacle to Hit the Financial Services Industry, Mealey's Emerging Insurance Disputes, August 2008
Co-Author, “When is an Insurer Entitled to Reimbursement of Defense Costs from its Insured?,” Mealey's Emerging Insurance Disputes, January 2008
Presenter, Insurance Coverage for Trucking Operations, Lorman Educational Services Seminar - Trucking Litigation and DOT Regulations in New York, July and November 2006
Presenter, “Overview of Coverage Issues in the Northeast,” October 2006
Co-Author, “Waiver, Estoppel and the Duty to Defend,” Insurer's Duty to Defend: A State Law Compendium, Defense Research Institute, 2005

Class Action Against Credit Union Over Auto Transaction Dismissed
July 18, 2012
Goldberg Segalla Achieves Appellate Reversal in Flood-Exclusion Coverage Dispute
November 18, 2011

Professional Liability Matters
The Insurance and Reinsurance Report

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Office Information

Sarah J. Delaney

665 Main Street, Suite 400
BuffaloNY 14203-1425


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