Dustin comes to Goldberg Segalla with over a decade of experience litigating high-stakes coverage matters in state and federal courts throughout Florida, New York, and New Jersey, and serving as trusted counsel to global leaders in insurance. Dustin’s practice includes providing coverage counsel on a wide variety of policy forms, including commercial general liability (CGL), commercial auto and trucking liability, directors and officers (D&O), environmental cleanup, professional liability, and equine mortality policies. As a litigator, he has handled declaratory judgment and breach of contract actions, actions for reformation or rescission, Dram Shop Act claims, construction defect and construction accident claims, premises and auto liability matters, and bad faith actions involving catastrophic automobile accidents and sexual abuse claims.
In addition to his experience in private practice, Dustin served as claims counsel in the Environmental Specialty Products — High Profile Claims Unit of a major multinational insurer, where he managed multimillion-dollar first- and third-party claims under environmental, contractors, professional, and general liability policies.
Dustin earned his J.D. at Quinnipiac University School of Law, graduating cum laude, and was one of the first students to obtain a specialty certificate in Civil Advocacy and Dispute Resolution. As a recipient of the Yale Sappern Memorial Fellowship, he assisted pro se litigants in matrimonial and domestic abuse matters. Dustin served as a summer law clerk with the Hon. Harold Adler in the New York State Supreme Court, Bronx County Criminal Court Division, as well as in the Queens County District Attorney’s Office.