SDV press

Brian J. Clifford and Kelly A. Johnson have been elevated to Of Counsel.

SDV is proud to announce that Brian J. Clifford and Kelly A. Johnson have been elevated to Of Counsel. SDV Northeast Managing Partner Theresa A. Guertin says, “Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our practice and has repeatedly demonstrated his keen ability to assist our clients in the most complex insurance coverage disputes. He has also been an excellent resource for our younger associates who love working with him and learning from him.”

“Kelly is a consummate professional and leader that has proven herself a vital resource to her policyholder clients and colleagues at SDV in equal measure,” said Greg Podolak, Managing Partner of SDV’s Southeast office. “She has directly contributed to the rapid growth of SDV’s Southeast office and routinely demonstrates the skill of a seasoned practitioner advancing policyholder interests on the national stage. SDV is proud to have her represent the firm in this new role.”

Click here to read more on Brian J. Clifford and Kelly A. Johnson


The email you are sending does not create an attorney-client relationship with SDV. We do not agree to representation until we have performed a check for conflicts of interest and expressly agree to provide services in a particular matter via an engagement letter. The information submitted to us via this website will NOT be treated as confidential or privileged as a lawyer/client communication and our receipt of this information does not prevent us from representing a client related to the subject of your inquiry.


35 Nutmeg Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611


233 Mount Airy Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920



999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Ste 603
Naples, FL 34108


West Coast

Two BetterWorld Circle
Temecula, CA 92590


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.