Press Release: Wayne Alder Joins KDV as Litigation Partner in Firm’s Florida Office

Posted Feb 16, 2016

(February 16, 2016, Boca Raton, FL) — Kaufman Dolowich &Voluck LLP (KDV), a leading national law firm, today announced that Wayne M. Alder, who has more than 25 years of experience as a business litigator, has joined the firm as a Partner in its Boca Raton, FL office.

Alder’s practice focuses on litigation matters and general representation of companies, individuals and municipalities related to professional liability cases, including medical, legal and other professional malpractice matters. He also handles the defense of directors and officers against trustees in bankruptcy as well as matters related to marine and shipyard liability, product liability and environmental claims, personal injury and insurance coverage disputes.

Alder comes to Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck from the West Palm Beach, FL office of Becker & Poliakoff, where he was a shareholder concentrating on corporate transactions, insurance litigation and defense.

“Wayne’s extensive work in litigation of claims related to business and international transactions, his work with clients and their directors and officers regarding D&O indemnification and insurance issues and his handling of insurance coverage disputes, make him a valuable addition to our expanding global insurance practice,” said Ivan J. Dolowich, co-managing partner of KDV. “Wayne’s experience will also be a tremendous asset to many other KDV practices, especially our construction law and maritime and admiralty law practices.”

“KDV’s national platform will enable me to expand my litigation practice and concentrate more on representing insurers and their insureds,” said Alder. “KDV has a nationally respected global insurance practice and I look forward to becoming an integral part of the KDV team across numerous practice areas.”

Alder earned his B.A. from Hartwick College and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Florida and is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

“We’re very excited to welcome an experienced litigator and business counsellor like Wayne Alder to our Florida office. Wayne brings additional depth to our existing professional liability defense practice, and covers a range of other practice areas that will be of great service to our Southeast clients and those clients doing business here,” said Gregg Breitbart, managing partner of KDV’s Florida office.

About Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP is a leading national law firm serving the insurance and business communities in a number of key practice areas. Its seasoned litigators and legal practitioners place clients first, think like business people, and provide viable and innovative solutions that offer clients the best resolution possible. Headquartered in Woodbury, New York (Long Island), KDV serves its global clientele with additional offices in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Florida and Chicago.

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