Anne M. MurrayPartner
Anne M. Murray counsels insurance companies on complex first- and third-party claims, including general liability, construction defect, personal and advertising injury, toxic tort, asbestos, environmental, product liability, employee benefits liability, labor law, bad faith, and other emerging issues.
Anne is an accomplished litigator. Her achievements include successfully representing a major insurer as lead counsel in a New Jersey coverage action seeking several hundred million dollars in insurance coverage and involving 14 hazardous waste sites across the country. Anne also served as counsel to the insurer throughout the successful jury trial and subsequent appeals in the ACC Chemical insurance coverage action, which sought over $100 million in insurance coverage. On behalf of her insurance clients, Anne has won summary judgment dismissing claims for defense and indemnity in a variety of matters, including cases of first impression in courts in New York and elsewhere.
Anne wrote the chapter on environmental and toxic tort insurance coverage issues for New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance, one of the country’s leading insurance law treatises.
A frequent speaker on insurance coverage issues, Anne has given seminars for the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and national and international insurance and reinsurance companies. Most recently, Anne presented a CLE program on Construction Site Accident Claims & Litigation before the New York State Bar Association in November 2018, and served as a member of a panel on emerging allocation issues at the ABA Insurance Section: Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee’s annual meeting in February 2017.
Anne is the Co-Chair of Rivkin Radler’s Women’s Initiative Committee, Leadership Initiative Committee and Attorney Development Committee. She has been active in the Firm’s pro bono program, assisting the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Nassau County in representing poor and underserved tenants in housing disputes.
In 2005, Anne was named one of the Long Island Business News’ “40 Rising Stars Under 40.” In 2019, the well-respected Legal 500 recommended Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage practice in the insurance: advice to insurers category. The Insurance Coverage Practice Group since 2016 has been included in the Chambers USA directory in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category, and in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Metropolitan New York Tier 1 for Insurance Law for 2019.
In 2019, Anne was named as one of Long Island Business News’ Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business.
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Uniondale, NY 11556-0926
New YorkCourt Admissions
U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New YorkEducation
Suffolk University Law School, Juris Doctor, cum laude
Boston College, B.A.