Attorney Profile

Frank A. Valverde

Partner

Frank A. Valverde focuses his practice on insurance coverage, insurance defense, and construction defect litigation.

Frank represents the nation’s largest insurers in some of their most complex and difficult disputes, and has obtained numerous significant legal victories in state and federal courts throughout the nation.

In addition, Frank successfully has obtained early resolution of many complex insurance coverage cases, helping to avoid the unnecessary protraction of disputes.

Frank is active professionally and in the community. He is the general counsel of the Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, serves on its board, and was recognized as its 2012 Business Member of the Year.

Frank also is the former president of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association and served on its board for many years.  He also serves as the vice-chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Excess Surplus Lines and Reinsurance General Committee and serves on the ABA’s Diversity in the Profession Committee.

In 2012, Frank was awarded Long Island Business News’ “Leadership In Law” award for his leadership in the legal profession and in the community.  In 2013, Frank was awarded The Hispanic Network’s Top Advocate For Latino Empowerment Award for his leadership in the legal profession and in the community.

Frank is the author of “The ‘Loss of Market’ Exclusion: The Insurer’s Perspective,” which was published by the American Bar Association in 2009.

While at New York Law School, Frank served as an editor of the Journal for International and Comparative Law, where his Note, “The International Internet Rating System,” 20 N.Y.L. Sch. J. Int’l. & Comp. L. 599, was published. He also won the Froessel Moot Court competition and was ranked among the best oralists at the ABA’s Nationals Moot Court Competition. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Justice William Kapelman Memorial Award for excellence in oral argument, and the Ernst C. Stiefel Award for excellence in legal writing.

Frank is a U.S. Army veteran and an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate.

The Insurance Coverage Practice Group since 2016 has been included in the Chambers USA directory in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category. In addition, the group is included in the 2016 Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys.

P: (516) 357-3339
F: (516) 357-3333

926 RXR Plaza
Uniondale, NY 11556-0926

Bar Admission

New York

Court Admissions

United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Bar Affiliations

Hispanic National Bar Association

Long Island Hispanic Bar Association

Nassau County Bar Association

Education

New York Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude

Queens College, B.A.

Frank A. Valverde

Partner

Frank A. Valverde focuses his practice on insurance coverage, insurance defense, and construction defect litigation.

Frank represents the nation’s largest insurers in some of their most complex and difficult disputes, and has obtained numerous significant legal victories in state and federal courts throughout the nation.

In addition, Frank successfully has obtained early resolution of many complex insurance coverage cases, helping to avoid the unnecessary protraction of disputes.

Frank is active professionally and in the community. He is the general counsel of the Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, serves on its board, and was recognized as its 2012 Business Member of the Year.

Frank also is the former president of the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association and served on its board for many years.  He also serves as the vice-chair of the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section Excess Surplus Lines and Reinsurance General Committee and serves on the ABA’s Diversity in the Profession Committee.

In 2012, Frank was awarded Long Island Business News’ “Leadership In Law” award for his leadership in the legal profession and in the community.  In 2013, Frank was awarded The Hispanic Network’s Top Advocate For Latino Empowerment Award for his leadership in the legal profession and in the community.

Frank is the author of “The ‘Loss of Market’ Exclusion: The Insurer’s Perspective,” which was published by the American Bar Association in 2009.

While at New York Law School, Frank served as an editor of the Journal for International and Comparative Law, where his Note, “The International Internet Rating System,” 20 N.Y.L. Sch. J. Int’l. & Comp. L. 599, was published. He also won the Froessel Moot Court competition and was ranked among the best oralists at the ABA’s Nationals Moot Court Competition. Upon graduation, he was awarded the Justice William Kapelman Memorial Award for excellence in oral argument, and the Ernst C. Stiefel Award for excellence in legal writing.

Frank is a U.S. Army veteran and an ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate.

The Insurance Coverage Practice Group since 2016 has been included in the Chambers USA directory in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category. In addition, the group is included in the 2016 Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys.

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