Goldberg Segalla LLP is pleased to announce Michael P. Kandler has joined the law firm as a partner in its White Plains office. Mr. Kandler is a member of the firm’s Global Insurance Services and Appellate Practice Groups.
Mr. Kandler is a leading practitioner in the field of insurance coverage litigation. He regularly counsels insurance carriers and provides coverage opinions regarding issues such as bad faith claims, disclaimers of coverage, coverage allocation, and policy interpretation. He has represented insurance carriers in numerous insurance coverage disputes involving commercial general liability coverage, commercial excess coverage, professional liability coverage, directors and officers liability coverage, and personal lines coverage. He has extensive experience in the representation of insurance carriers in coverage disputes involving construction defect claims, product liability claims, and advertising injury coverage.
An experienced appellate lawyer, Mr. Kandler has argued over 70 appeals, including cases before the New York State Court of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Mr. Kandler has been listed in New York Super Lawyers in the field of insurance coverage. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Section; the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance; the Defense Research Institute; and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.
Mr. Kandler is a graduate of Colgate University (B.A., 1984) and Fordham University School of Law (J.D., 1988).