Deborah M. Minkoff enjoys a nationwide coverage litigation practice. Deborah also devotes a significant portion of her practice to counseling clients on evaluating and reducing risk on complex liability coverage issues.
Deborah’s representative cases include disputes under claims-made liability policies, medical professional liability coverage, commercial general liability coverage, retention and allocation issues, and sexual misconduct claims under both professional liability coverage and commercial general liability coverages. Deborah obtained important holdings for the insurance industry in cases of first impression, and is a frequent lecturer on claims made coverage, self-insured retentions and large deductible policies, negotiation skills, and risk tolerance. She regularly conducts training for her clients' claims handlers on topics such as the proper processing of errors and omissions claims.
Deborah has been recognized by Business Insurance as one of its 25 “Women to Watch” and by The Legal Intelligencer as a 2019 Professional Excellence Award Winner. She has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel. In 2015, Governor Tom Wolf appointed Deborah to Pennsylvania's Commission for Women. Deborah is also recognized as a Women Leader in The Law by ALM Media.
Deborah graduated from Franklin and Marshall College. She is a graduate of Villanova Law School, where she was a member of the law review and received the Pulling Award for outstanding student authorship. Deborah also serves as an adjunct professor at the Drexel University School of Law.