Isaac A. Binkovitz



(215) 665-5506

(215) 665-2013

Isaac’s practice focuses on complex life insurance & annuities litigation, and disputes related to software licensing and software implementation. Isaac represents insurers in declaratory judgment actions seeking to have stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI) policies declared void ab initio.  He also represents insurers in other cases involving complex policyholder claims. In addition to representing life insurance carriers, Isaac represents the estates of deceased insureds seeking to recover the proceeds of life insurance policies from STOLI investors.  

As part of his software practice, Isaac represents software industry clients in disputes arising from software implementations, alleged software defects, and licensing issues. He has also been retained to provide expert testimony on matters of Pennsylvania and New York commercial law in connection with Israeli legal proceedings. 

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.



More Than 205 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch By The Best Lawyers In America

August 19, 2021

Best Lawyers selected 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 23 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Cozen O’Connor Promotes 20 to Membership

April 08, 2020

Cozen O'Connor is pleased to recognize 20 attorneys with the promotion to member.

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?"


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.

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

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" 2022

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Chief Justice Miriam Naor, Supreme Court of Israel