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Overview

Andrew A. Lipkowitz, an associate in the firm’s Woodbury office, primarily focuses his practice in insurance coverage litigation and monitoring. Mr. Lipkowitz has experience analyzing insurance coverage issues arising under various types of policies, including Directors & Officers, Professional Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Representations and Warranties, and Commercial General Liability policies, and has counseled insurance companies regarding coverage issues. In addition, Mr. Lipkowitz has successfully litigated complex coverage disputes in state and federal courts. He also has experience in drafting pleadings, motions and complex insurance coverage opinions, and conducting factual investigations and legal research related to coverage issues.

Mr. Lipkowitz also has significant experience in the area of professional liability, and has defended attorneys, insurance brokers/agents, and accountants in a variety of professional/errors and omissions claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Lipkowitz was an associate at a Long Island based law firm, where he handled a variety of employment law matters, in addition to claims involving civil rights and insurance coverage litigation in New York and New Jersey.

Mr. Lipkowitz has served as an intern for U.S. District Judge Joanna Seybert in the Eastern District of New York, the New York State Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau, and the City of Long Beach Corporation Counsel. During law school he was a published member and executive notes and comments editor of the St. John’s Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development.

Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law – J.D.
    • magna cum laude
  • SUNY at New Paltz – B.A.
    • magna cum laude

Professional Memberships

  • Nassau County Bar Association

Recognition

  • Academic Achievement Scholarship Award, St John’s University School of Law (2011 – 2013)
Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360