Insurance Law in New York
1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, 10020
Anderson Kill was founded in 1969 on the principles of integrity, excellence in the practice of law, and straightforward solutions to complex legal issues. The firm's attorneys approach engagements aggressively, and have earned a reputation for combining corporate polish with pugnacity. Based in New York City, the firm also has offices in Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Washington, DC, Newark, NJ and Los Angeles, CA, but the attorneys travel around the country and around the world to handle all types of matters. Anderson Kill attorneys work together, leveraging creativity and legal and business acumen to deliver cost-effective resolutions to clients' problems. Many of the firm's professionals are recognized experts in their practice areas, leaders and active participants in professional associations, and are frequently invited to speak to business organizations.
Anderson Kill clients include some of the nation's largest public and private entities, including companies in financial services, retail, oil/gas, telecommunications, construction, food supply, technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences, and utilities, municipalities and state governments, religious and not-for-profit organizations, small companies and individuals. Anderson Kill prides itself on attracting and retaining intelligent, personable and well-rounded attorneys. Smart attorneys with sharp skills, excellent client service, and a track record to prove it: that is the Anderson Kill difference.
Dennis Artese is a shareholder in the New York office of Anderson Kill. He is also co-chair of the firm's Construction Industry practice group and the COVID Task group. Dennis' national practice concentrates on all types of insurance recovery litigation, with an emphasis on securing insurance coverage for construction-related first-party property losses and third-party liability claims as well as for property and business interruption losses stemming from natural disasters and other perils. Dennis has substantial experience in all phases of litigation, arbitration and property insurance appraisals, and has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars of insurance proceeds on behalf of policyholders in connection with a variety of property, builder's risk, commercial general liability, umbrella and excess liability, D&O, E&O, crime, and political risk insurance claims. Dennis also has extensive experience in litigating insurance broker malpractice cases and other general commercial litigation disputes, including construction-related disputes.
Dennis has been recognized by Super Lawyers for Insurance Coverage since 2012. He also has been recognized by Legal 500 for Insurance Advice to Policyholders and singled out as being a "superb lawyer and subject-matter expert."
Dennis was awarded Anderson Kill's first Eugene R. Anderson Award, established in recognition of the extraordinary talent and leadership skills of its founder, Gene Anderson. The award goes to individuals who best exemplify Gene's "Twelve Principles," including excellent client service, exemplary work ethic, high level of personal satisfaction in professional practice, service to the firm, and conscientiousness.
While attending St. John's University School of Law, Dennis received the CALI Award for academic excellence in Commercial Transactions, Evidence, and a Judicial Externship with the Honorable Margaret C. Reilly, New York State District Court Judge, Nassau County. Dennis also was a staff member of The New York Litigator at St. John's.