Cozen O’Connor: Binkovitz, Isaac A.

Isaac A. Binkovitz

Associate

Philadelphia

(215) 665-5506

(215) 665-2013

Isaac’s practice focuses on financial fraud investigations and life insurance & annuities litigation.  Isaac represents insurers in declaratory judgment actions seeking to have STOLI policies declared void ab initio.  He also represents insurers in cases involving policy lapse disputes and other policyholder claims. 

In addition to his insurance practice, Isaac represents clients in general commercial litigation, and matters relating to software licensing, trade secrets, and intellectual property.

Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Isaac worked for a law firm in New York handling white collar matters and financial fraud investigations, and clerked for Chief Justice Miriam Naor of the Supreme Court of Israel.

 

News

Review Websites Like TripAdvisor Are Under Fire. Is That Warranted?

November 30, 2017

Isaac Binkovitz, an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department, was quoted in the How Stuff Works' article, "Review Websites Like TripAdvisor Are Under Fire. Is That Warranted?"

Publications

State Practice with Respect to the Safe Third Country Concept: Criteria for Determining that a State Offers Effective Protection for Asylum Seekers and Refugees [George Washington International Law Review]

June 01, 2018

Isaac Binkovitz published an article in the George Washington International Law Review in which he surveys state practice with respect to the transfer of refugees and asylum seekers to “safe third countries.”

US Supreme Court Considers Appropriate Deference to Foreign Law

May 07, 2018

Stephen Miller, vice chair of the firm's Criminal Defense & Internal Investigations Practice Group and Isaac Binkovitz, an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Department, co-authored, "US Supreme Court Considers Appropriate Deference to Foreign Law," for The Legal Intelligencer.

Lawyer May Be Sued Under New York’s Attorney Deceit Statute For Filing Allegedly Containing False Statements [Lexology]

April 19, 2017

Isaac Binkovitz, of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation department, wrote an article for Lexology discussing a lawyer that may be sued under New York's Attorney deceit statue for filing allegedly containing false statements.

Privilege Protects Party’s Notes Taken at Direction of Counsel and Communications With Mental Health Treatment Team Member Supervised by Psychotherapist [Civil Litigation Update]

April 03, 2017

Thomas Wilkinson and Isaac Binkovitz of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation department, discuss mental health treatment communications and Farrell v. Regola, in the Pennsylvania Bar Associations Civil Litigation Update.

Recent California Decision: CDA Section 230 Does Not Exempt Web Service Providers from Injunctive Relief or Civil Contempt [The Voice of the Defense Bar]

October 14, 2016

Isaac Binkovitz, an associate in Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation department, discusses the recent California decision in The Voice of the Defense Bar.

Faced With False Online Client Reviews? Recent CA Ruling May Make It Easier To Force Yelp to Help [Lexology]

August 03, 2016

Isaac Binkovitz, of Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation department, discusses false online client reviews on Lexology.

International Legal Regimes and Language Policy in Quebec [Wisconsin International Law Journal]

October 29, 2015

Isaac Binkovitz, an associate in Cozen O’Connor’s Commercial Litigation Department, analyzes potential conflicts between Quebec’s French language protection laws and Canada’s international obligations, including under international intellectual property, human rights, and trade agreements

Recent Changes in US and UK Overseas Corruption Law [Michigan Journal of Private Equity & Venture Capital Law]

March 18, 2013

Isaac Binkovitz, an associate in Cozen O'Connor's Commercial Litigation department, discusses how the conditions imposed in non-prosecution agreements under the U.S. FCPA provide practitioners with a strong standard of conduct to rely on under the U.K.’s 2010 Bribery Act in asserting the new affirmative defense of “adequate procedures” to prevent bribery.

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Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
  • McGill University, B.A., with honors, 2009
  • New York
  • Minnesota
  • Pennsylvania

Chief Justice Miriam Naor, Supreme Court of Israel

Mekor Habracha, Member

Anti-Defamation League, Glass Leadership Institute 2017-2018