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

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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