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Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
1700 Broadway, 33rd Floor
New York, NY USA 10019
United States


Since the early 1990s, Steve Schwartz has devoted much of his practice to insurance and reinsurance litigation and arbitration. He has handled reinsurance disputes ranging from asbestos allocation matters to disputes involving insurance insolvency, spirals, MGAs, and finite risk reinsurance. In addition, Steve has handled insurance coverage litigation, as well as commercial litigation arising out of acquisitions of reinsurance companies and other corporate transactions. Steve has first-chaired numerous arbitration hearings and trials, and has been recognized by Chambers USA, Legal 500, and the International Who’s Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers. A frequent writer and speaker, Steve is the author of Reinsurance Law: An Analytic Approach, a leading treatise published by Law Journal Press.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Insurance: advice to insurers

(Hall of Fame)

Steven SchwartzChaffetz Lindsey LLP

New York-based disputes boutique Chaffetz Lindsey LLP regularly puts its international expertise and network to use in matters that take place in Switzerland, the United Kingdom and elsewhere. The insurance practice comprises a wide array of coverage disputes and benefits from the firm‘s expertise in national and international arbitration. The team‘s activities representing clients in reinsurance disputes are also of note. At the head of the practice are four experienced lawyers: Peter Chaffetz, involved in many of the most complex insurance matters; Cecilia Moss  whose expertise includes disputes over arbitrability and enforcement of arbitral awards; Steven Schwartz and Charles Scibetta , who are both described as ‘very experienced reinsurance lawyers who give sound legal and practical advice‘.