Attorney Profile

Peter P. McNamara

Partner

Peter P. McNamara serves as coverage and defense counsel to America’s major insurance and reinsurance carriers in a variety of matters involving complex issues and significant exposures.

He represents and counsels clients in connection with environmental, asbestos, reinsurance, toxic tort, molestation, latent injury, products liability, first party property, and health and managed care disputes. He also serves as defense counsel in employment discrimination, defamation, and other tort suits. In addition, he represents title insurers in real estate title disputes, and represents health insurers in connection with issues including individual health plan benefits litigation, group health plans governed by ERISA, healthcare provider disputes, and fraud claims.

Over the course of more than 35 years, Peter has litigated complex insurance coverage, bad faith disputes, and  other matters and  in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and has litigated reinsurance disputes in arbitration proceedings.  He also regularly represents clients in mediation proceedings.

Peter has lectured at the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Suffolk County Academy of Law. He also has participated in presentations for the private sector on a variety of topics, including insurance coverage and bad faith issues, and has authored articles on a variety of insurance-related issues.

Peter has served as a member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics, and has served as Volunteer Legal Counsel to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, Inc.

Peter has been named a 2016 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law by American Lawyer Media. He was named among the Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by PULSE Magazine for 2013 in healthcare law. He has received the AV PreeminentTM rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Peter also was named an insurance coverage Super Lawyer for Metro New York from 2013-2017.  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) 357-3045
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

Court of Veterans Appeals

United States Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuits

United States District Court, Northern District of New York

Bar Affiliations

New York State Bar Association

Nassau County Bar Association

Education

St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor, Law Review

St. John’s University College of Business Administration, B.S.

Peter P. McNamara

Partner

Peter P. McNamara serves as coverage and defense counsel to America’s major insurance and reinsurance carriers in a variety of matters involving complex issues and significant exposures.

He represents and counsels clients in connection with environmental, asbestos, reinsurance, toxic tort, molestation, latent injury, products liability, first party property, and health and managed care disputes. He also serves as defense counsel in employment discrimination, defamation, and other tort suits. In addition, he represents title insurers in real estate title disputes, and represents health insurers in connection with issues including individual health plan benefits litigation, group health plans governed by ERISA, healthcare provider disputes, and fraud claims.

Over the course of more than 35 years, Peter has litigated complex insurance coverage, bad faith disputes, and  other matters and  in state and federal courts throughout the United States, and has litigated reinsurance disputes in arbitration proceedings.  He also regularly represents clients in mediation proceedings.

Peter has lectured at the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, and the Suffolk County Academy of Law. He also has participated in presentations for the private sector on a variety of topics, including insurance coverage and bad faith issues, and has authored articles on a variety of insurance-related issues.

Peter has served as a member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics, and has served as Volunteer Legal Counsel to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Suffolk County, Inc.

Peter has been named a 2016 Top Rated Lawyer in Insurance Law by American Lawyer Media. He was named among the Top Rated Attorneys in Nassau and Suffolk Counties by PULSE Magazine for 2013 in healthcare law. He has received the AV PreeminentTM rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Peter also was named an insurance coverage Super Lawyer for Metro New York from 2013-2017.  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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