- Of Counsel
- Counsel to the Firm
Richard P. Byrne
Mr. Byrne’s practice concentrates in the areas of insurance law and construction law.
His experience includes the representation of insurance carriers and reinsurers, together with a national contractor, on a broad range of complex matters.
Mr. Byrne is also regularly requested to act as a Mediator and Arbitrator on a wide array of issues and has been handling Alternative Dispute Resolutions for over 20 years. In 2013, Mr. Byrne was selected by Kenneth R. Feinberg, the former Administrator of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and Claims Administrator for the BP Gulf Coast Claims Facility, to assist in the mediation and resolution of Hurricane Sandy claims.
Since 2002, Mr. Byrne has served as Co-Managing Partner of the Firm. He has been awarded an A-V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, based upon its peer review process.
Mr. Byrne received his Juris Doctorate Magna Cum Laude from New York Law School in 1982, where he was a member and editor of the Law Review.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Insurance Women, New York Chapter. Mr. Byrne is also a member of the Council on Litigation Management as well as local and national bar associations.
Mr. Byrne is admitted to practice before the Courts of the State of New York, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. As Mr. Byrne’s practice is national in scope, he additionally secures admission pro hac vice in individual matters, as required, working with selected local counsel.
He is also certified as a Mediator and Early Neutral Evaluator by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Garden City, New York
Livingston, New Jersey