Vincent Passarelli


Vincent’s practice comprises various aspects of commercial litigation disputes and insurance coverage representing commercial general liability and property insurers, including first-party and third-party insurance coverage and litigation. He has drafted pleadings, motions, and appeals on the state and federal levels, and has prepared coverage opinions and position letters. He also has experience representing commercial entities in litigation involving premises liability, construction accidents, and New York Labor Law disputes.

Prior to joining the firm, Vincent was an associate attorney at an international law firm. He was an honors intern, in the enforcement division, asset management unit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He also interned at the New York County District Attorney’s Office Investigations Bureau, Asset Forfeiture Unit and for the Honorable A. Kathleen Tomlinson, U.S. Magistrate Judge, EDNY.

Vincent earned his bachelor’s degree from York College of Pennsylvania, his Master of Education in Secondary Education – Business, with distinction, from Hofstra University, and his law degree, cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School. Vincent was the associate managing editor of Brooklyn Law Review and received a Business Law Certificate. 



Louisiana Federal Court Upholds Applicability of Anti-Concurrent Causation Exclusion for Hurricane Damage [Property Insurance Law Observer Blog]

September 07, 2021

In a timely reaffirmation of the Fifth Circuit’s 2007 ruling in Leonard v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., a Louisiana federal court recently upheld the application of an insurance policy’s Anti-Concurrent Causation Clause (“ACC”) in precluding coverage for property damage caused by a combination of...

New Jersey Federal Court Holds That Insurance Coverage Issues Do Not Need To Be Decided Before Appraisal [Property Insurance Law Observer Blog]

July 06, 2021

A federal court recently held that ongoing insurance coverage issues should not prevent an appraisal from going forward as per an appraisal clause in the insurance policy. In DC Plastic Products Corp. v. Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Co. Case No. 17-13092 (D.N.J. May 19, 2021), the District...

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  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2016
  • Hofstra University, M. Ed., with distinction, 2010
  • York College, B.S., 2007
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York

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