Andrew S. Paliotta


Andrew represents international and domestic insurers in complex insurance coverage matters and litigations involving directors & officers liability, employment practices liability, and professional liability claims in the areas of securities, private investment fund activities, and other professional liabilities. He also represents commercial entities in arbitration and litigation in both state and federal court including engineers in professional liability actions and construction contractors in various commercial claims.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was an associate attorney in New York who gained experience working on complex insurance coverage matters and federal and state civil litigation, trusts and estates, and real property law matters.

Andrew earned his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Fairfield University and his law degree, magna cum laude, from Pace University School of Law. While in law school, he was a judicial extern for the Hon. Vincent L. Briccetti, United States District Judge, SDNY and a judicial intern for the Hon. Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr., Westchester County Surrogate’s Court.



More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

August 22, 2022

210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.


How Courts Are Clarifying D&O Policies' Bump-Up Provisions

February 14, 2023

Andrew S. Paliotta wrote the expert analysis column titled, “How Courts Are Clarifying D&O Policies' Bump-Up Provisions” for Law360.

Seventh Circuit Affirms Insurers’ Application of Bump Up Provision to Exclude Coverage [Alert]

January 26, 2023

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a district court’s holding that a settlement with various shareholder lawsuits met the definition of an “inadequate consideration claim” in a public company D&O policy and did not constitute a covered loss.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2022 Professional Liability Seminar

September 15, 2022 - New York, NY

Industry Sectors


  • Pace University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
  • Fairfield University, B.A., cum laude, 2011

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch" 2023

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York

New York State Bar Association

Professional Liability Underwriting Society