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Neil Valsangkar, Non-Equity Partner


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Mendes is one of the largest firms in the country entirely devoted to the practice of insurance law.

Neil began his legal career at Mendes as an Associate in 2007. Over the years, Neil has represented various domestic and international insurance companies in all phases of complex coverage litigation and arbitration. His litigation experience includes handling matters relating to products liability, comprehensive general liability, toxic and mass torts, as well as environmental and pollution disputes.

Neil has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting comprehensive Coverage-in-Place Agreements, Structured Settlements, and Complete Insurance Coverage Buybacks and Commutations. In connection with these endeavors, Neil has managed and computed various risk and net present value analysis, analyzed complex claims data, and examined historical policy subscriptions, placements and language.

Neil has also conducted numerous compliance examinations of documentation supporting insurers’ payments pursuant to Coverage-in-Place Agreements.

In addition to his litigation practice, Neil also serves as monitoring counsel for various insurance companies.  Neil graduated from law school with honors and was a member of the International Law Review. While in law school, he was selected as a Dean’s Scholar for his academic achievements.