SDV was founded more than 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

American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Construction Law (FCL) 2024 Annual Meeting

Join us for the Forum's 2024 Annual Meeting presenting "The Art and Science of Construction Litigation," which is not just for litigators (though litigators will love it).
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Events

Strafford CLE Webinar: Construction Builders Risk and CGL Insurance

This CLE course will provide counsel for construction contractors and developers with an analysis of evolving coverage issues in builders risk and CGL insurance for construction projects. The panel will discuss how these policies work to mitigate developer and contractor risks, the use of additional insured endorsements, problematic coverage issues, and potential pitfalls for the unwary.
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Events

Associated General Contractors 2024: The Construction Association Convention

The AGC Annual Convention provides contractors the opportunity to gain business-critical insights into the issues most affecting their operations.
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Events

New Jersey Institute for CLE - Insurance Law Forum

NJICLE is pleased to announce our inaugural Insurance Law Forum for a gathering of New Jersey insurance law practitioners who will discuss some of the leading topics in insurance law in 2024.
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Events

IRMI Emmett J. Vaughan Agribusiness Conference

Delve deep into farm and agricultural insurance at IRMI AgriCon, the leading event for agribusiness insurance. Renew or attain your Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®) certification, and immerse yourself in valuable insights, learning hands-on strategies to effectively manage farm and agribusiness risks.
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2024 ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee (ICLC) CLE Seminar

Learn about the very latest developments in insurance law from leading lawyers and insurance professionals at the annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar. Join us at ABA ICLC for cutting-edge and informative plenary, breakout, and roundtable programs; valuable networking events; and a variety of outdoor activities only Tucson can offer.
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Events

Lorman Education Services Webinar

Michael V. Pepe will be presenting a webinar titled, "The Risk of Delegating Design", which will take place on February 28, 2024, starting at 1:00 P.M. (EST).
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Strafford CLE Webinar: Horizontal vs. Vertical Exhaustion of Insurance

This CLE course will provide insurance counsel with a review of essential issues in horizontal and vertical exhaustion, the interrelationship between the primary carrier's obligation and those of the excess insurer, and best practices to resolve coverage priority disputes.
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Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Young Lawyers Section Webinar

This seminar is intended for individuals with little to no insurance experience to familiarize themselves with fundamental areas of commercial insurance coverage, key concepts, and principles from the perspective of a coverage attorney representing policyholders and a coverage attorney representing carriers.
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MEET OUR TEAM

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
Partner
K.  Alexandra O'Neill
Partner
Michael V. Pepe
Partner
Cheryl L.  Kozdrey
Partner
Sarah M. Borrelli
Associate
Stephanie A. Giagnorio
Partner
Janie Reilly Eddy
Partner
Stacy M. Manobianca
Partner
Brian J. Clifford
Partner
Anna M. Perry
Associate

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Northeast

35 Nutmeg Drive
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

One 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.