Patti F. Potash

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Location: White Plains, NY

 

 

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Patti F. Potash

Partner

Patti Potash, together with Ben Fleischner, heads the WF&F Insurance Practice. Patti provides coverage opinions, litigates, mediates, arbitrates and monitors coverage disputes for primary and excess insurers, as well as reinsurers. She also drafts agency agreements and appears before Insurance Departments on certain regulatory issues. She has handled insurance matters in all 50 states as well as in the U.S. Territories, Europe and Asia.

As resident partner of the White Plains office, Patti supervises the defense attorneys located in that office as well as the team of attorneys spread across all of WF&F's offices who handle the firm's coverage work.

Patti has been recognized by her peers for her excellence in the field: she was listed in the March 2012 New York Magazine Top New York Women Leaders in the Law; in the 2010 "Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers Expert Guide," a worldwide guide of the leading Insurance attorneys selected by insurers; has received an AV Rating, the highest rating, from Martindale Hubbell every year since 1998; and has been included in the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers since the Register's inception.

Patti lectures often at New York State Bar Association and Insurance Organization seminars, CLE classes and conferences on a wide array of insurance coverage issues. She has also authored several insurance and reinsurance-related articles for many different insurance publications, including Lloyd's List and the 2012 American Bar Association Handbook on Additional Insureds.


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Practice Areas

Insurance Coverage
Professional Liability/Errors and Omissions/Directors and Officers
Commercial
Subrogation

Memberships

New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Napslo
APIW
NACA 

Bar Admissions

California 1981
New York 1983
U.S.D.C., E.D.N.Y.
U.S.D.C., S.D.N.Y.
U.S.D.C., N.D.N.Y.
U.S.D.C., W.D.N.Y.  

Education

Washington University School of Law
J.D., 1981

American University School of Government and Public Administration
B.A., 1977