SDV was founded 25 years ago with one mission: to level the playing field for insurance policyholders. Its singular focus on insurance coverage law and unwavering commitment to policyholders of all types have made it a leader in insurance litigation and risk management strategy. With a steadily growing team of experienced insurance coverage lawyers in regional offices across the country, SDV is the right choice for policyholders.

NEWS & IDEAS

Events

2022 Florida RIMS Educational Conference

The panel of experts will detail strategies that will enable you to successfully navigate a claim within a challenging economic climate, including assembling the right team, mitigating the effects of Supply Chain challenges, and harnessing the full policy terms and conditions.
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Events

NJICLE 2022 Construction Law Forum

The 2022 Construction Law Forum will provide a day of in-depth analysis of some of the most common areas in construction law. At this very useful program, our panel of recognized New Jersey authorities will provide a practical and strategic discussion of the current legal encounters they have faced.
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Events

Orange County RIMS Presentation and Networking Reception

Contractual risk transfer is a core responsibility of risk management, and often one of the least favorite. The panel of subject matter experts will share their experiences and best practices during this event, which will conclude with a hosted networking cocktail reception, and a good night's sleep.
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Events

Women Builders Council AIM Conference

In its third year, the 2022 AIM Forum is a two-day event that will enable women at all levels of leadership - from CEO and business owner to college student - to engage in a series of immersive workshops and captivating conversations that will provide new insights on leadership strategies, practical skills and professional growth in the building industry.
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SDV Insights

Five Actions Construction and Energy Risk Managers Can Take to Avoid the Catastrophic Consequences of a Cyber Attack

With the ever-increasing usage of technology in the construction and energy industries, risks to business operations have also increased. Property developers and construction contractors rely on electronic data and communications more than ever to streamline projects, ensure efficient and timely supply chain delivery, and facilitate immediate communications between parties.
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Events

The Seminar Group's Construction Law in Montana

Despite the pandemic challenges we all faced over the past 2 years, the Montana construction industry experienced amazing growth and the future looks bright! We welcome all interested members of the Montana construction industry (construction professionals and attorneys alike) to attend this comprehensive seminar.
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Events

West Coast Casualty's Construction Defect Seminar

Since 1993, the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar has become an institution, a staple, and must-go-to event for all the members of the construction defect community. The West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar series is the largest event of its kind worldwide. It continues into its 28th year of bringing the national and international construction defect community its most informative event regarding this specialized subject.
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Women Builders Council Power Lunch

Join a 60-minute session designed to help you better understand what indemnification really means. This session will explore the scope of indemnification and how it impacts your responsibility to several parties on a construction project.
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SDV Insights

Statute of Limitations and Bad Faith Claims: Factors to Consider

How much time do our clients have to bring a bad faith action against an insurer? Although we are not frequently asked this question, it is one that we constantly analyze before asserting a bad faith claim.
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MEET OUR TEAM

Jackson W. Vogel
Associate
Richard W. Brown
Partner
Theresa A. Guertin
Partner
David G. Jordan
Partner
Gregory D. Podolak
Partner
Tracy Alan Saxe
Partner
Jeffrey J. Vita
Partner
Jeremiah M. Welch
Partner
Bethany L. Barrese
Partner
William S. Bennett
Associate
K.  Alexandra O'Neill
Partner
Grace V. Hebbel
Partner
Michael V. Pepe
Partner
Kerianne E. Kane
Associate
Cheryl L.  Kozdrey
Associate
Sarah M. Borrelli
Associate
Stephanie A. Giagnorio
Associate
Janie Reilly Eddy
Associate

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Northeast

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Trumbull, CT 06611

203.287.2100

233 Mount Airy Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

973.446.7300

Southeast

999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Ste 603
Naples, FL 34108

239.316.7244

West Coast

Two BetterWorld Circle
Temecula, CA 92590

951.365.3145

SDV is headquartered in Connecticut, with regional offices in New Jersey, Florida, and California to better serve our clients. We are ready to answer your questions and are eager to assist you in developing solutions.