NEW YORK, April 19, 2019 - Cozen O'Connor welcomes Paul C. Ferland, an attorney who concentrates his practice in civil litigation involving first-party property insurance coverage, to its nationally recognized Global Insurance Practice. Ferland comes to the firm from Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff where he handled litigation involving first-party property insurance coverage and subrogation. He joins Cozen O'Connor as a member and will practice out of its New York Downtown office.
Ferland represents clients in litigation, mediations, and arbitrations. He has significant experience successfully advising clients with regard to the multifaceted issues that arise out of damage to property including, but not limited to, natural disasters, explosions, fires, equipment failures, and collapses. He is also skilled at handling the difficult issues that can accompany property damage claims, such as business interruption claims, allegations of bad faith, and various contract and tort-based issues as well.
With strong relationships in the London Market, Ferland has represented carriers and syndicates in connection with large energy losses, hurricanes, builder’s risk losses, and extra contractual claims. He also frequently conducts seminars and workshops with London insurers to advise of recent trends and issues in United States law that may impact London Market members.
Ferland is admitted to practice in U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, the District of New Jersey, and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Ferland earned his bachelor’s degree from State University of New York – Brockport and his law degree, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law.
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