Jan 3 2017

Morrison Mahoney Expands Commercial Litigation Services with Addition of 12 Attorneys

Morrison Mahoney is pleased to announce the addition of 12 attorneys, including 5 partners and 7 associates, to the firm’s New York office. The addition will greatly enhance Morrison Mahoney’s commercial litigation services in the areas of Data Privacy & Security, Cyber Insurance and Fraud Investigation, including Commercial, Healthcare and Insurance related fraud as well as forensic investigations relating to money laundering, illegal corporate structures, self-referrals and kickbacks, internal company and employee investigations and identification of patterns of billing fraud.

All of the attorneys join Morrison Mahoney from Stern & Montana.

“The addition of this group reflects our growth strategy for 2017 and perfectly supplements the core practices that will most benefit our clients,” said Morrison Mahoney Managing Partner, Scott D. Burke. “Bob and his team bring exceptional skill, credentials, and bench depth in key areas including insurance fraud investigations and litigation as well as cyber liability, risk management and litigation. We are confident that they will provide the same level of superior client service, responsiveness, expertise and efficiency for which Morrison Mahoney has become known during its almost 70-year history, and are delighted to have them join us.”

The group will be based in New York and provide service across all of Morrison Mahoney’s 10 Northeast offices.

“We are excited to have the opportunity to join Morrison Mahoney, a firm with a stellar, innovative insurance litigation practice that is recognized as a leader in the industry, said Robert A. Stern, formerly the Managing Partner of Stern & Montana.  “It is an honor to join a team with such a deep bench of accomplished and talented attorneys, who offer an array of comprehensive services, which will allow us to expand client offerings through the firm’s robust platform and infrastructure.”

Robert Stern’s practice focuses on cybersecurity, privacy and data protection, as well as providing advisory services relating to compliance with federal and state cybersecurity laws and fraud investigation including insurance and healthcare fraud and internal investigations.

Richard Montana concentrates his practice in the areas of fraud investigation including insurance and health care fraud and internal investigations. His experience includes examinations under oath, first-party and third-party fraudulent bodily injury claims, auto theft, arson, life and health insurance fraud, staged accidents and theft losses, insurance coverage litigation and first- and third-party bad faith litigation

Soraya Campbell handles investigating and litigating fraudulent insurance claims and general litigation. She is an experienced civil defense attorney who has practiced at both the trial and appellate levels in various jurisdictions.

Daniel Marvin focuses his practice on data privacy, data security and cyber-insurance matters, and counsels clients in all aspects of data breach prevention, detection and mitigation. 

Robin Pass represents some of the nation’s largest insurers in civil RICO and fraud actions brought against individual and corporate healthcare providers. She counsels clients on best practices in claims handling, fraud detection, investigation and legality of medical care.

Alexandria Bott concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on fraud investigation including health care and insurance-based fraud actions related to the illegal corporate formation, finance and operation of medical professional corporations and the Racketeering Influence and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”).

Kristy Eagan concentrates her practice in civil litigation with a focus on fraud investigation including insurance fraud, civil racketeering (RICO), and post-judgment enforcement.

Adrienne Levy focuses on fraud investigation including insurance fraud, particularly pursuing insurance and health insurance fraud actions under theories of common law fraud and civil racketeering (RICO).

James McKenney handles complex civil and commercial litigation in the areas of insurance fraud law and related litigation and coverage issues. He is also experienced in litigating employment and labor matters, trademark and copyright matters and other general commercial litigation.

Andrew Midgett is part of the Fraud investigation practice group and also counsels clients on various matters such as creditors’ rights, secured and unsecured debt, commercial real estate, conflicts of laws, foreign and international law, securities and employment law, and municipal finance.

Lee Pinzow is a member of the firm’s Fraud investigation practice, which includes pursuing insurance and health insurance fraud actions under theories of common law fraud and civil racketeering (RICO).

Karina Trost focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation. She is also experienced in securities arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the defense of investigations and enforcement actions initiated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), broker-dealer compliance, and employment issues.

To view the write-up in Law360, click here.

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