Peter A. Halprin is a partner in Pasich LLP’s New York office.  Peter represents commercial policyholders in complex insurance coverage matters with a focus on recovery strategies in relation to cyber crime, natural disasters, professional services, regulatory investigations, and technology disputes.  Over the course of his career, Peter has arbitrated, litigated, and mediated claims involving a broad range of insurance policies and recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in insurance proceeds for policyholders.

Peter has advised clients regarding insurance coverage under an array of forms and policies including Boiler & Machinery, Builder’s Risk, Commercial Crime, Cyber, Directors & Officers (D&O), Employment Practices Liability (EPL), Errors & Omissions (E&O), Fidelity, General Liability (GL), Kidnap & Ransom (KKR), Media Liability, Pollution Legal Liability (PLL/EIL), Products Liability, Property, Technology E&O, Trade Credit, and Workers’ Compensation.

Peter also drafts coverage analyses and correspondence, and advises captive insurance companies regarding reinsurance recoveries.  In this area, with a focus on health care and hospital professional liability programs, Peter has recovered over $200 million in reinsurance proceeds for captive insurance companies. He has also advised such companies in the design of claims adjustment and related alternative dispute resolution programs.

Peter acts as counsel for U.S. and foreign companies in domestic and international arbitrations, including both ad hoc (ARIAS, Bermuda Form, London) as well as institutional (AAA, ICC, ICDR, JAMS, LCIA) arbitration forums.  He has served as both party-appointed and sole arbitrator, and is a Member of the AAA National Roster of Arbitrators.

Peter has been recognized annually by Super Lawyers as a New York Metro Rising Star for Insurance Coverage since 2013.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Speaker, “The Ins and Outs of Cybersecurity Insurance,” Global Cyber Institute (Jan. 16, 2020)
  • “Iran’s Cyber Threats Are a Reminder to Review Your Cyber Insurance Coverage,” Lexology (Jan. 13, 2020)
  • “Attorney: Scrutinize terms of insurance policies as California Privacy Law comes into force,” Inside Cyber Security (Jan. 2, 2020) (quoted)
  • “Three Insurance Coverage Cases to Monitor on the Eve of the California Consumer Privacy Act,” Lexology (Dec. 22, 2019)
  • Global Captive Podcast, Episode No. 22 (arbitrating captive reinsurance disputes) (Dec. 20, 2019)
  • “Illinois Cases May Instruct Insurance Suits Over California Privacy Law,” Law360 (Dec. 19, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Arbitrating Cyber Insurance Disputes,” Arbitration Committee of the New York City Bar (Dec. 18, 2019)
  • “Introducing the ARIAS-US Panel Rules For The Resolution Of Insurance and Contract Disputes,” ARIAS Quarterly (Dec. 18, 2019)
  • “The Case for Cyber Insurance,” Security Week (Dec. 10, 2019) (quoted)
  • “Alumni profile – Peter Halprin,” Queen Mary University of London (Nov. 11, 2019)
  • “Cyber Insurance for Critical Infrastructure and Debate About War,” IIoT World (Nov. 5, 2019)
  • “Introducing the ARIAS-US Panel Rules For The Resolution Of Insurance and Contract Disputes,” Insurance Research Letter (November 2019) (reprint)
  • “Introducing the ARIAS-US Panel Rules For The Resolution Of Insurance and Contract Disputes,” Mondaq (Oct. 11, 2019)
  • “Umpire Challenges under the New ARIAS-US Panel Rules for the Resolution of Insurance and Contract Disputes,” Kluwer Arbitration Blog (Oct. 5, 2019)
  • “Three Key Changes In New Insurance Arbitration Rules,” Law360 (Oct. 4, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Rules for the Resolution of Insurance and Other Contract Disputes – Making an Expanded ARIAS a Reality,”ARIAS U.S. 2019 Fall Conference (Oct. 3, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Understanding Your Cyber Policy and How Much It Can Cost,” West LegalEd Center/Global Cyber Institute (Aug. 19, 2019)
  • “Negotiate Dispute Resolution Rules Early,” Business Insurance (Aug. 1, 2019) (quoted)
  • “Even in HealthCare: Captive Insurance Is Not Immune to Coverage Disputes,” Corporate Counsel Business Journal (July 9, 2019)
  • Speaker, “The Intersection of Insurance Coverage and Cybersecurity,” AIEJ Insurance Seminar (June 27, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Maximizing Insurance Coverage: Technology Risks, Cyber Crime & Regulatory Exposures,” HB Litigation Conference (June 26, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Cybersecurity Insurance,” Global Cyber Institute (May 16, 2019)
  • Speaker, “The Cyber Avengers’ Endgame: Insurance Implications of Courts’ and Legislators’ Efforts to Protect Against Cyber Crime and Safeguard Privacy Rights,” Anderson Kill Presents Its 5th Annual Cyber Insurance Recovery Conference (May 9, 2019)
  • “Cybersecurity Insurance for Law Firms,” Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) (May 1, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Reading the Tea Leaves — Ensuring the Fruitful Mediation of Disputed Claims,”
    2019 RIMS National Conference (April 30, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Maximizing Your Insurance Recovery,” Anderson Kill’s 7th Annual New Jersey Policyholder Advisor Conference (April 11, 2019)
  • “Arbitrating Cyber Coverage Disputes,” Coverage Magazine (Mar. 21, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Strategies and Techniques to Use to Mediate a Cybersecurity Insurance Coverage Claim,” Global Cyber Institute (Mar. 4, 2019)
  • “Conflicts of Interest In Arbitration – Applicable Principles,” LexisNexis (Mar. 1, 2019)
  • “Conflicts of Interest in Arbitration – Challenges to Arbitral Appointments,” LexisNexis
    (Mar. 1, 2019)
  • “Resisting Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration,” CIArb Journal of Arbitration
    (Feb. 16, 2019)
  • Speaker, “Getting the Right Cyber Insurance for Your Enterprise,” HB Litigation Conferences (Dec. 11, 2018)
  • “How to Avoid Making Your Next Mediation a Waste of Time,” New York State Bar Association, Inside Newsletter (Nov. 30, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Expanding ARIAS U.S. to Policyholder and Direct Insurer Disputes: Delivering the Best Arbitrators and Mediators for ALL Insurance Disputes,” ARIAS U.S. 2018 Fall Conference
    (Nov. 8, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Arbitration Appeals: Practice, Process and Pointers,” AAA-ICDR (Nov. 5, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Understanding Crowdfunding Insurance,” Clear Law Institute (Oct. 19, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Ten Tips for Nailing Down Responsive Cyber Coverage,” RIMS Webinar (Oct. 11, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Cybersecurity Insurance 101,” Global Cyber Institute (July 23, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Gone Fishin’ – Insurance Coverage for Phishing Attacks,” Lawline (May 22, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Anderson Kill’s 4th Annual Cyber Insurance Recovery Conference,” (May 9, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Cybersecurity and Arbitration: Arbitrating Data Breach Disputes,” Thomson Reuters (May 9, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Mass Torts Judicial Forum,” HB Litigation Conferences (April 23, 2018)
  • “Who’s Qualified to Arbitrate Your Insurance Dispute?,” New York Law Journal (Feb. 9, 2018)
  • Speaker, “Is Mediation/Arbitration a Solution to Cybersecurity Issues?,” West Legal Education (Feb. 1, 2018)
  • “Ethics in International Arbitration,” Journal of Dispute Resolution (Jan. 2, 2018)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Adjunct Professor of Law – Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Coach – Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team
  • Faculty Member – Global Cyber Institute
  • Fellow – Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow – Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Member – Arbitration Committee of the New York City Bar

OUTSIDE THE FIRM

Peter lives in Greenwich Village and is the proud father of twins.

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • 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

EDUCATION

Queen Mary School of Law, University of London (PGDip)

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D.)

McGill University (B.A.)

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