Thought Leadership 10.09.18
Storms like the one that recently caused widespread devastation in the Carolinas leave behind challenging questions about business interruption insurance coverage.
Matt Putorti is a commercial litigator who focuses on advising and advocating for individual and corporate policyholders in insurance recovery matters.
Matt has worked extensively on matters involving commercial general liability, property, and directors and officers liability insurance. Litigating insurance and non-insurance cases in federal and state courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution processes, has provided him with a diverse range of experience and knowledge that he applies to all matters on which he works.
Matt is a member of the Pillsbury team representing the cities of New York, Philadelphia and San Francisco in their path-breaking suit against the Department of Defense and the military branches. The suit seeks to ensure those government agencies comply with their legal obligation to report conviction and dishonorable discharge information to the national criminal background check system for gun sales. The suit has been extensively covered by the print and broadcast media, including by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the AP, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and PBS, among others.
Representing New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center in more than $1.4 billion property damage and business interruption insurance claims arising from Superstorm Sandy.
Representing pharmaceutical company seeking defense costs under insurance policy’s D&O and Employment Practices coverage sections.
Representing major aircraft manufacturer in supplier contract dispute.
J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2011
Editor-in-Chief, Fordham International Law Journal
B.A., Boston College, 2006
magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit