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.
Finley Harckham is a senior litigation shareholder in the New York office of Anderson Kill and serves on the firm's Executive Committee.
Mr. Harckham regularly represents and advises corporate policyholders and other entities in insurance coverage matters. He has successfully litigated, arbitrated and settled hundreds of complex coverage claims. His areas of particular focus include property loss, business interruption, directors and officers liability, construction, professional liability, aviation liability, cyber and general liability claims.
Mr. Harckham also founded two Anderson Kill non-legal subsidiaries: Anderson Kill Insurance Services, LLC, and Anderson Kill Loss Advisors, LLC. Those companies provide insurance consulting and property and business interruption loss quantification and settlement services.
Mr. Harckham also has extensive experience in the field of international arbitration. His arbitration clients include government contractors, consumer products companies and manufacturers which Anderson Kill has represented in a wide range of disputes involving, among other things, service contracts, the purchase and sale of components, raw materials and products, and licensing agreements. He has successfully prosecuted and defended arbitrations in European countries and the United States under the London Arbitration Act, and the AAA, ICC and UNCITRAL arbitration rules.
Since 2009, Mr. Harckham has been recognized by Super Lawyers for Insurance Coverage. In addition, since 2012, he has been recognized by Chambers USA for policyholder insurance dispute resolution in New York and has been described as "a tenacious litigator and a real gentleman" and "reasonable, confident and as adept at taking a hard line as he is at finding workable compromises." Legal 500 USA also recognized Mr. Harckham for insurance advice to policyholders and has described him as being a "leading practitioner in the field of insurance and reinsurance for natural disasters."
Mr. Harckham is a member of the firm's Hospitality Industry Practice Group.Show more +