Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP (KDV), a national law firm headquartered in Woodbury, N.Y., is expanding its Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice with the addition of three directors and officers liability partners in its New York City office.
KDV now has more than 20 attorneys nationwide providing D&O-related legal services.
Mary Jo Barry, John H. FitzSimons and David J. Kuffler each have more than two decades of experience and were partners in the New York City office of D’Amato & Lynch LLP.
Barry serves as counsel to primary carriers, excess carriers and reinsurers based in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Bermuda and other offshore jurisdictions, handling high exposure matters. She handles securities class actions, shareholder derivative actions, class and creditors’ breach of fiduciary duty claims and consumer class action, employment liability, bankers’ liability, mortgage lenders/brokers liability, investment advisor/mutual fund liability and professional negligence claims. She also provides guidance and assistance to carriers on underwriting and product development, including drafting specimen and manuscript policies, endorsements and coverage agreements.
FitzSimons’ practice focuses on directors and officers liability insurance coverage matters, as well as other professional and financial lines liability coverages, insurance bad faith and complex commercial insurance coverage. He advises clients based in the London market and Europe on U.S. and cross-border exposures.
Kuffler handles matters pertaining to directors and officers liability insurance and other lines of management and professional liability insurance. He represents insurers in coverage litigation and arbitrations in both domestic and international forums. Kuffler drafts policies and endorsements, assisting clients with underwriting due diligence, policy drafting and claims in connection with representations and warranty insurance and other types of transactional insurance.
Source: Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP
Mary Jo Barry