Press Release: Robert Usinger Joins Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck as Of Counsel in the Firm’s New York City Office
(January 19, 2016, New York, NY) — Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP (KDV), a leading national law firm, today announced that Robert Usinger has joined the firm as Of Counsel in its New York City office. Usinger has more than a decade of experience in all aspects of insurance and financial services both in the industry and in private practice.
Usinger’s practice will focus on coverage disputes and litigation matters involving professional errors and omissions, directors and officers, representations and warranties, financial services and related FINRA matters, as well as fidelity cases.
Usinger comes to Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck from Everest Specialty Underwriters, LLC (New York, NY), where as a director he managed pending broker-dealer, errors and omissions (professional liability), directors and officers, employment practices liability, and Fidelity Bond claims files, assisted in underwriting securities broker dealer policies as well as drafting of securities broker dealer and D&O insurance policies and endorsements. He also participated in settlement and mediation of claims.
“KDV has an exceptional platform that will allow me to continue to do coverage work and further develop the firm’s financial services practice,” said Usinger. “I have worked with a number of KDV attorneys while at Everest and previously AIG and have admired their work and firm culture and I look forward to having them as colleagues. “
“Having experience on the insurance side and in private practice, Rob brings a well rounded perspective that will be a great value add to our clients,” said Ivan J. Dolowich, co-managing partner of KDV. “As we continue to expand our insurance coverage and financial services platforms, we look for attorneys with comprehensive experience in handling insurance coverage disputes and complex cases. We are thrilled Rob will be part of our talented national coverage and financial services practice groups.”
Usinger earned his B.A. from Adelphi University, his M.A. from State University of New York Albany and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York.