Mike, who joined Mendes in 1998, primarily practices in two areas – construction defects and healthcare. His work focuses on providing coverage opinions, managing high-exposure claims portfolios as coordinating counsel and performing claim audits throughout the U.S. and Canada for reinsurers and direct insurers, both primary and excess. Mike has successfully rehabilitated underperforming claims programs and managed complex multi-party litigations.
His construction defect experience includes coverage evaluations and claims management involving developers, general contractors, artisan subcontractors, and design professionals insured under general and professional liability policies, as well as project-specific OCIP and wrap policies.
Mike’s healthcare experience includes physician, nursing home, allied healthcare, and hospital liability insurance and reinsurance. His practice also involves other classes of business and binding authority programs, such as liquor liability, transportation, sports & recreation, and miscellaneous E&O coverage.
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- Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 1998
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S.I.E., 1991
- New York, 1999