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Eric G. Siegel


Eric focuses his practice on representing insurers in a variety of first and third-party insurance coverage disputes across the United States.  He has experience representing clients during pre-suit and claim investigations, in litigation, and in appeals to the highest courts of multiple jurisdictions.  Clients also regularly retain Eric in matters involving statutory interpretation, to analyze and provide guidance as to various insurance coverage issues, and to pursue and defend additional insured and contractual indemnity claims involving underlying allegations of bodily injury, construction defect, and premises liability.

Eric has represented insurers with respect to a variety of primary and umbrella/excess insurance programs, including commercial general liability insurance, residential and commercial property insurance, private passenger and commercial automobile insurance, environmental claims insurance, abuse or molestation insurance, and directors’ and officers’ insurance.  In addition, Eric has represented insurers in complex actions involving “personal and advertising injury” coverage under both primary and umbrella/excess insurance policies, which include underlying allegations of trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, copyright infringement, defamation, disparagement, invasion of privacy, and false advertising.  He also has experience representing insurers in first and third-party bad faith litigation, in addition to sexual abuse and toxic tort exposure matters involving various coverage triggers and complex allocations for both primary and umbrella/excess risks.

Additionally, Eric has appellate experience in multiple jurisdictions, including two matters before the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey that involved interpretation of New Jersey automobile statutes:  Haines v. Taft, 237 N.J. 271 (2019) and Felix v. Richards, 241 N.J. 169 (2020), which Eric argued in September 2019.  Eric has also defended commercial and private clients in complex actions involving allegations of construction defect, sexual abuse and molestation, products liability, false endorsement, misappropriation of likeness, and in class actions involving a variety of underlying claims.

When not working, Eric enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters, traveling, playing golf, and cooking.