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Chambers USA Ranks Chaffetz Lindsey Insurance Practice as Top in New York

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May 2021 –Chambers & Partners recognized Chaffetz Lindsey in Band 1 of the 2021 Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer in New York rankings—a ranking held by just two firms in a prestigious group of 17 of the best firms in the space. A Chambers source said of the firm, “[Chaffetz Lindsey] is one of the best law firms I have worked with.” Another source added, “Chaffetz Lindsay can always be relied upon to provide sophisticated solutions.”

In addition to the firm’s Band 1 ranking, Chaffetz Lindsey has more attorneys individually ranked for advice to insurers than any other firm. The team received the following recognition:

  • Peter Chaffetz is ranked in Band 1 in both the New York Advice to Insurer table and the USA-Nationwide: Reinsurance list. Referees noted that Peter is “extremely knowledgeable and specializes in the conduct of complex commercial litigation and insurance/reinsurance disputes.” Additionally, he was credited as “a top-notch lawyer who is very experienced and hard-working,” and “a very well-known and skilled reinsurance lawyer.”
  • Cecilia Moss is described by Chambers as “experienced in advising and litigating on behalf of insurance carriers in a range of coverage disputes.” Sources call her out as “a rising star in the reinsurance area.”
  • Steven Schwartz is ranked in both the New York Advice to Insurer table and the USA-Nationwide: Reinsurance table. Referees called Steve “an outstanding lawyer who is very knowledgeable and can handle any dispute work.” They go on to say “he is an excellent writer, trial lawyer, and strategist with extensive knowledge of the industry.” One referee noted that “when [Steve’s] on the other side of the table, I know I’m in for a good and fair fight. He’s very talented.”
  • Sources say Charles Scibetta “is a strong lawyer with a well-rounded practice.” He “knows the law inside and out and can easily spot issues. He can always be relied upon to come up with a novel and creative argument when needed and works tirelessly to achieve success. Charles Scibetta takes pride in providing great client service and takes the time to really understand our business and our needs as a client in each individual matter.”

Additional information on the firm’s top-ranked Insurance team is here and on the Chambers USA website.

About Chambers:  Since 1999, Chambers & Partners has been researching the global legal profession, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms. Chambers USA 2021 rankings are determined through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients worldwide. The results are audited independently and are based on a range of professional qualities most valued by clients.

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