Monteleone Joins Rivkin Radler

April 14, 2014 | Directors & Officers Liability | Insurance Coverage

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, has announced that Joseph Monteleone has joined the firm as a Partner in the firm’s Directors & Officers Liability and Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice Groups, resident in the New Jersey office.

“We are excited to have Joe on board.  He adds to the stature of our firm and our goal to ever strive for excellence in the representation of our clients’ interests,” said Evan Krinick.

Joseph Monteleone, of Edison, New Jersey,  has more than 30 years of experience in the insurance arena, both in the private practice of law and as an insurance company claims executive. He represents various insurers in coverage litigation, regulatory matters and arbitrations, as well as provides coverage advice and monitoring of underlying litigation in the areas of professional liability, errors and omissions (E&O), directors and officers (D&O), employment practices liability (EPL) and other claims-made insurance products.

Mr. Monteleone drafts policy forms and endorsement language, as well as provides legal consulting services, to a wide variety of D&O, E&O and professional liability lines insurers. In addition, he provides expert witness testimony on issues of coverage and bad faith allegations and serves as arbitrator or mediator in a variety of disputes involving insurance and reinsurance coverage.  Mr. Monteleone is a recognized and acclaimed authority in his field, whose legal opinion is regularly sought out by those in the media.

Prior to joining Rivkin Radler, Mr. Montelone was a partner in the New York office of a national law firm. Before returning to the private practice of law in 2005, he served in claims executive positions for 20 years at insurers with wide-ranging responsibilities for D&O, E&O, professional liability, fidelity, healthcare and other specialty lines. He started his insurance career in 1980 in the areas of toxic tort and environmental exposure claims.

Mr. Monteleone earned his Juris Doctor from the New York School of Law.

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