Virginia Markovich


New York

(212) 453-3731

(212) 509-9492

Virginia Markovich is experienced in managing and handling subrogation matters from investigation through trial, including coordinating experts, inspections, preparing discovery, and participating in depositions and court conferences. She also serves as the subrogation webinar coordinator who assists in developing webinar programs on various subrogation topics.

Virginia earned her law degree from New York Law School. She received her B.A. in politics from New York University.


Cozen O’Connor Continues Growth of International Subrogation and Recovery Department

November 25, 2013

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce the continued expansion of its internationally recognized Subrogation & Recovery Department with the recent addition of four attorneys. Lawyers who have joined the firm’s Subrogation & Recovery Department in 2013 include Virginia Markovich, member in the New York office; Philip J. Berens, an associate in Los Angeles; Richard J. Maleski, an associate in the Miami office; and Marie-Pier Nadeau, an associate in the Toronto office.


Catch Me If You Can: New York Court Allows For Extension For Service Of Complaint [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 11, 2020

The loss involves a property damage subrogation matter arising out of extensive water damage caused by the negligent and careless failure to correct a dangerous defective condition and negligent and improper installation of flashing and roofing membrane on or about September 4, 2017. The water leak...

Federal Court Reaffirms Work v. Non-Work Distinction in AIA Subro Waiver [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

April 28, 2017

In a recent decision issued by the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, Garden City Apartments, LLC v. Xcel Plumbing of New York, Inc. et al., No. 15-cv-1380 Document 84 (E.D.N.Y. 2017), the Court emphasized that a common waiver of subrogation clause does not afford protection...

Is Your Product Really UL Approved? [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

March 28, 2016

In the media news recently there have been a number of reports concerning hoverboard fires which may involve the lithium-ion battery and/or compatibility with the power supply. The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) is investigating the root cause of these incidents. In response to these...

Spoliation Motion Denied - Lack of Proof as to Any Prejuduce [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

September 30, 2015

In National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford a/s/o RX Plus Pharmacy Corp. v. Fair Only Real Estate Corp., Index No., 157143, Judge Nancy M. Bannon of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, denied defendant’s motion pursuant to CPLR 3126 to dismiss the plaintiff’s claim for...

Recent NY Decision Discusses the Scope of Limitations of Liability Contained in an Electric Utility's Tariff and Other Affirmative Defenses [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

April 23, 2015

On February 27, 2015, District Judge Joanna Seybert of the Eastern District of New York issued a significant and informative Decision on the issue of striking a defendant’s affirmative defenses in Allstate Ins. Co. v. Long Island Power Authority, 14-CV-0444, NYLJ 1202719533249 (E.D.N.Y.,...

Watts Class Action Settlement Info - Acetal Plastic Toilet Connectors [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 05, 2014

On August 5, 2014, a Class Action settlement has been reached with Watts Water Technologies, Inc. and Watts Regulator Co. (“Watts”) regarding toilet Connectors with coupling nuts made with acetal plastic designed, manufactured, and/or distributed by Watts between 1999 and July 2009. The settlement...

Recent Notable Recalls [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

March 26, 2014

By now most subrogation professionals understand the importance of keeping current with the frequent Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notices.  For this blog post we note the following recent notable recalls for the subrogation professional: Bosch Security Systems Recalls Fire Control...

New York Court Holds Work of Insurer's Expert Prior to Fire Origin and Cause Determination Was Not Work-Product Protected [Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog]

November 27, 2013

In New York Schools Insurance Reciprocal v. Milburn Sales Co., Inc., 963 N.Y.S. 2d 152, 105 A.D.3d 716 (2nd Dep't 2013), the New York Appellate Division, Second Department, narrowed the protection afforded by the work-product doctrine to investigations performed by independently retained experts....

Events & Seminars

Past Events

NASP: NY Chapter Meeting

April 22, 2015 - Latham, NY

NASP: New York Chapter Meeting

April 30, 2014 - Latham, NY

Industry Sectors


  • New York Law School, J.D., 2003
  • New York University, B.A., 1999
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York