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Proskauer Rose LLP
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
United States
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John Edward Failla is a partner in Proskauer’s Insurance Recovery & Counseling Group. With more than twenty years of experience focusing on insurance recovery for business policyholders, John has the practical and legal experience to assist clients in managing business risks and solving business problems.

John has helped clients recover more than a billion dollars from their insurers through litigation, alternative dispute resolution or negotiation in some of the most significant insurance matters involving a wide range of issues.

Although he has handled claims under nearly every type of policy and against every major insurer, John has particular experience handling financial institution insurance matters. He regularly represents banks, securities broker-dealers, underwriters, asset management firms, mutual fund complexes, private equity firms, venture capital groups and hedge funds, as well as corporate officers and directors and securities issuers. John has pursued claims on behalf of a number of financial institutions under directors and officers’ and errors and omissions policies, as well as fidelity bonds, commercial crime policies and electronic and computer crime policies.

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United States > Industry focus > Insurance: advice to policyholders

(Leading lawyers)

John FaillaProskauer Rose LLP

Praised for its ‘knowledge, dedication to clients and unfaltering advocacy’, the team at Proskauer Rose LLP has a broad client list that includes major players in the financial and private equity sector as well as blue chip pharmaceutical, chemical and manufacturing companies. The practice is headed up by Marc Rosenthal in Chicago, who draws on ‘terrific technical expertise in a wide range of insurance products‘ and John Failla in New York, who focuses in particular on the capital markets areas. Also based in New York is up-and-comer Nathan Lander, who focuses on supporting clients in the financial sector. Seth Schafler has now retired.