Sixteen students at Monmouth University are taking a shot at righting an historic wrong in sports history. In 2010 Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga was denied a perfect game, because of an erroneous call by first base umpire Jim Joyce, when Galarraga was an out away from joining a very exclusive list.
Major League Baseball’s commissioner refused to overturn the call even though the...Read More
WCM is pleased to announce that Philip Pizzuto has joined us as a partner. Phil is a trial lawyer with nearly 25 years of experience representing insureds, corporations, municipalities and individuals in the New York metro area. He has tried numerous cases to verdict in the New York, New Jersey, and Federal courts in a variety of cases including employment, general liability, toxic torts,...Read More
We at WCM mourn the untimely passing of our long-time friend and London Market representative Jeff Weston on February 19, 2022. Jeff was felled by a heart attack during a skiing holiday in Finland with his dear wife Irina and their two lovely young girls, Sienna and Lucia. In the midst of pain and deep sorrow for a life tragically cut short, we give thanks for knowing Jeff and enjoying the...Read More
Unlike some of our other guests, who went to law school and then found themselves in the insurance industry, Brandi Percy got her start working as a claim representative in insurance, and THEN went to law school. Her career has taken her through various in-house positions, both in insurance and in the corporate world. We had a great time discussing how her career has progressed, some...Read More
Joshua Kirshner is a former colleague of mine from the Bronx County District Attorney Office who has been a federal law clerk in the Southern District of New York and for the past 10 years, has been a successful criminal defense in New York. And coincidentally, just as Josh and I are former Bronx D.A. colleagues, our mentors — Ben Brafman and Dennis Wade — were former colleagues...Read More
A year ago, around this time, we wrote a post summarizing our 2020, looking forward to a better year ahead. And…. here we are. Apparently, we jinxed 2021. Sorry about that.
Putting WCM aside for the moment, 2021 has not exactly unfolded as hoped or planned. COVID-19 seemed to be on the wane this past Spring. Remember that 3-week period during May/June, when (in the Northeast, at least)...Read More
With effect as of December 6, 2021, Michael D. Noblett has been promoted to the rank of Counsel at Wade Clark Mulcahy LLP. A graduate of Rowan University and Rutgers School of Law, Mike is based in WCM’s New Jersey office. His practice focuses on defending businesses and individuals against all types of general liability, negligence and product liability claims, and also on providing...Read More
With effect as of October 1, 2021, WCM is pleased to announce that Lauren Berenbaum has been promoted to the rank of counsel. A graduate of Villanova University School of Law and Emory University, Lauren is based in WCM’s Philadelphia office. She focuses her practice on coverage work in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Lauren started with WCM as a first-year attorney.
WCM Partner Bob Cosgrove — who, earlier in the year was selected by Thompson Reuters as a Pennsylvania SuperLawyer –was just named the 2021 Insurance Expert of the Year in Pennsylvania, USA by Leaders in Law. Leaders in Law is a London based company that vets, selects and recognizes attorneys around the world who are known to be leaders in their respective practice areas. For...Read More
Tomorrow, Sept. 11, 2021, marks, to borrow a phrase from FDR, a day which will live in infamy in our memory. Even voicing the words “September 11” aloud entails an immediate, somber feeling.
20 years. Different media networks have been producing documentaries to commemorate the day. There will memorial ceremonies in lower Manhattan and elsewhere, and the New York Mets and Yankees game...Read More