Jeffrey L. Schulman is a partner in Pasich LLP’s New York office.  Jeffrey represents commercial and individual policyholders in complex insurance coverage matters including insurance broker liability; construction defect; product liability; director and officer; multimedia; asbestos; and first-party claims. He also handles a wide variety of substantial business/commercial litigation and contract disputes. His clients include individuals, retailers, product manufacturers, construction and real estate companies, and private equity companies.

Jeffrey has tried numerous jury and non-jury cases to verdict, routinely resolves commercial disputes by way of mediation and arbitration, and has recovered more than $100 million dollars over the course of his career for individual and corporate clients.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Author, “The Hidden Value in ‘Stub’ Policies,” Westlaw Journal Insurance Coverage, August 23, 2019
  • Author, “What’s in a Modifier? How Insurance Policy Exclusions Are Interpreted in New Jersey,” New Jersey Law Journal, July 25, 2019
  • Interviewed, “The Dotted Line: Avoid Liability Surprises,” by Kim Slowley at Construction Dive:Construction and Builder News, June 25, 2019
  • Author, “Interplay Between General Liability and Professional Liability Insurance,” New York Law Journal, May 1, 2019
  • Author, “What Does (and Does Not) Constitute Insurance Broker Liability in New York,” New York Law Journal, February 8, 2019
  • Author, “Insurance Broker Liability in New York and the Impact of ‘Saying Sorry,’” Lexology, December 6, 2018
  • Lecturer, “NY Bridge the Gap,” Marino Legal Academy, October 7, 2018
  • Author, “Anticipate and Insure Against the Risks of UAVs,” Corporate Counsel Business Journal, August 9, 2018
  • Lecturer, “Navigating Insurance Coverage in the Wake of a Disaster,” Hospitality Law Conference, April 12, 2018
  • Author, “Are You Covered for the Next Flood,” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, September 25, 2017
  • Author, “Insurance Coverage Considerations in the Wake of Harvey,” New York Law Journal, September 1, 2017
  • Lecturer, “Best Practices for Mediating Construction Defect Claims,” June 23, 2017
  • Author, “Insurance Lessons in the Wake of the Frye Festival,” Law360, May 8, 2017
  • Author, “IP Insurance: Coverage for Costs of Litigating Over That Brilliant Idea”, New York Law Journal, February 14, 2017
  • Lecturer, “Risk Transfer and Cyber Security,” Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, November 29, 2016
  • Co-Author, “Coverage Counsel and Personal Injury Lawyers: Perhaps Not Such Strange Bedfellows,” New York Law Journal, October 24, 2016)
  • Lecturer, “Allocating Defense Costs Among Multiple Insurers and Between Covered and Uncovered Claims,” Strafford, July 29, 2015
  • Lecturer, “Understanding Commercial General Liability Insurance,” The Knowledge Group, May 4, 2015
  • Lecturer, “Insurance Coverage 101,” Marino Legal—Bridge The Gap Compliance Day Lecturer, April 25, 2015
  • Legal Facilitator, 2014 Global Congress on Travel Risk Management, October 13-14, 2014
  • Speaker, “Litigating Alternative Fee Arrangements,” Global Outsourcing Association of Lawyers Global Litigation Conference and Exhibition, October 2, 2014
  • “Achieving Optimal Risk Mitigation Through Effective Risk Transfer” New York Law Journal and National Arbitration and Mediation CLE Seminar, August 13-14, 2014
  • Author, “Weathering the Storm with ‘Crisis Response’ Insurance” Hospitality Lawyer Converge Blog, April 7, 2014
  • Author, “Protecting Executives Abroad with Kidnap & Ransom Insurance.” Hospitality Lawyer, March 4, 2014
  • Author, “Faulty Workmanship Would Be an ‘Occurrence’ Under New Statute,“ New Jersey Law Journal, January 27, 2014

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers (2014 to Present)
  • Legal 500: The Client’s Guide to the US Legal Profession: Recommended as “humane and brilliant”
  • New York Law Journal: Member of the inaugural class of “Rising Stars” (2013)
  • ALM “Legal Leader”
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Rated AV Preeminent

OUTSIDE THE FIRM

Jeffrey is also an Eagle Scout and the recipient of Honor Medal which is presented to Scouts who have “demonstrated unusual heroism and extraordinary skill or resourcefulness in saving or attempting to save a life with risk to self.”

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

EDUCATION

Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2000)

New York University (B.A., 1997)

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