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Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Colleen E. Hayes and Alan M. Leff


Goldberg Segalla Welcomes Colleen E. Hayes and Alan M. Leff

September 27, 2021
Colleen E. Hayes Alan M. Leff

Goldberg Segalla added Colleen E. Hayes as a partner in the firm’s Global Insurance Services group and Alan M. Leff as a partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation group in Philadelphia.

Colleen counsels and defends national and international insurers in complex commercial litigation and coverage disputes. She handles a wide variety of first- and third-party insurance coverage claims and routinely advises clients in cases involving construction defects, personal injury, property damage, and bad faith. She has extensive experience handling coverage contract disputes, including matters involving general liability, first-party property, automobile liability, and product recall claims. Colleen earned her bachelor’s degree from Villanova University and her juris doctor from the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. During law school, she served as an intern to the Hon. Rayford Means in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. She also held an internship with the Civil Justice Clinic at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law.

Alan draws on more than 12 years of experience representing insurers, employers, and third-party administrators in complex workers’ compensation claims. He counsels and defends clients in all stages of litigation from inception to appeal. He has litigated numerous favorable dispositive decisions before state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In addition to workers’ compensation, Alan draws on experience handling insurance defense, general liability, and employment and labor matters. Before joining private practice, he served as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert G. Millenky in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Camden County. Alan earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan and his juris doctor at the Rutgers University School of Law.