Anthony R. GambardellaPartner
Anthony R. Gambardella represents domestic and international insurance and reinsurance carriers in complex coverage disputes around the country, including cases involving asbestos, silica, mold, environmental, hazardous waste, molestation, lead paint, construction defects, product liability, and drugs and chemical claims.
For more than 30 years, he has counseled and litigated/arbitrated on behalf of insurance and reinsurance companies in some of the largest coverage cases in the country, including Waste Management, Chevron, PCC, Corning, AT&T and B.F. Goodrich, often serving as liaison counsel.
A respected mediator, Tony is a member of CPR’s International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution and is listed on CPR’s Panels of Distinguished Neutrals, a source of the nation’s most qualified neutrals for the resolution of significant business and public disputes. On behalf of our clients, Tony has negotiated favorable resolutions of complex coverage disputes, contract buybacks and commutation agreements.
Tony was named a “Star Attorney” in the insurance practice area in Benchmark Litigation’s “National Rankings of America’s Leading Attorneys.” Thomson Reuters has named Tony a Super Lawyer in the Metro New York Area in Insurance Coverage from 2015-2019. He has lectured nationally at industry conferences, including events sponsored by Mealey’s, the New York State Bar Association, and the Midwest Environmental Claims Association. He also is a member of ARIAS U.S.
Tony is a partner in the Firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group, which since 2016 has been included in the Chambers USA directory in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category. In 2019, the well-respected Legal 500 recommended Rivkin Radler’s Insurance Coverage practice in the insurance: advice to insurers category.
Before joining Rivkin Radler in 1985, Tony represented international insurance companies in asbestos-related coverage disputes, product liability claims, and drug and chemical claims involving primary and excess insurance and reinsurance contracts.
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New YorkCourt Admissions
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States Court of Appeals, Second CircuitBar Affiliations
New York State Bar Association
Nassau County Bar AssociationEducation
St. John’s University, Juris Doctor
St. John’s University, B.A., summa cum laude