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.
- New York
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- St. John’s University School of Law – J.D.
- magna cum laude
- SUNY at New Paltz – B.A.
- magna cum laude
- Nassau County Bar Association
- Academic Achievement Scholarship Award, St John’s University School of Law (2011 – 2013)
- Cannabis Services Reform Stalls, Insurance Thought Leadership
- Ransomware Payments and Insurance Coverage, Professional Insurance Agents Magazine
- The products-completed operations hazard exclusion: How exploding vape pens could ignite a firestorm of uncovered claims, Westlaw
- More Options for Cannabis Insurance? Insurance Thought Leadership
- Insurance coverage options before ransomware attacks, PropertyCasualty360
- Marijuana Policy Gap: Insurers’ Uncertainty, Insurance Thought Leadership
- Recent Florida Federal Court Decision Reaffirms “Publication” Requirement for CGL Coverage for Data Breaches
- The Impact of Cyan On Public Companies and the D&O Insurance Marketplace, Westlaw
- Examining Coverage for Cyber Risks Under Property and Liability Policies, New York Law Journal
- Investigating Coverage, Best’s Review
- New York Court of Appeals Holds that “All Sums” Method Applies to Allocation of Loss Over Multiple Policy Years
- KDV Insurance Law Alert: New York’s Appellate Division Reaffirms Insurer Timing Requirements Under Insurance Law 3420