Insurance Defense Practice Group

Levene Gouldin & Thompson, is a large "AV" rated firm with highly respected attorneys who are skilled in handling and litigating insurance defense and coverage matters. Our attorneys are members of insurance defense based groups, such as DRI, and other insurance organizations. Many LGT attorneys are listed in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and rated "AV" by Martindale, a national peer reference journal.

We value our relationships with our insurance claims personnel and we believe our responsiveness to both the insurer and the insured is unparalleled. We strive to provide the highest quality legal services while handling cases in a cost effective and efficient manner.

Our attorneys are admitted to all courts in New York State, all Federal District Courts sitting in New York State, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Middle District of Pennsylvania Federal Court, and the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals.

We frequently cover matters venued in the following New York State counties: Broome, Tioga, Delaware, Chemung, Tompkins, Onondaga, Cortland, Chenango, Otsego, Madison, and Schuyler.

Representative Clients

  • Crum & Forster Insurance Group
  • Hospitals Insurance Company, Inc.
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company
  • Progressive Insurance Group
  • United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
  • CNA Insurance Companies
  • Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO)
  • OneBeacon Insurance Group
  • Travelers Insurance Companies
  • Advocacy in Professional Discipline
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration/Mediation
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Automobile, Motorcycle, Trucking Accidents
  • Bad Faith Claims
  • Construction Accidents
  • Contractual Indemnification
  • Defamation
  • Discrimination
  • Division Of Human Rights/EEOC
  • Dram Shop/Liquor Liability
  • Employment Law Violations
  • False Arrest/Constitutional Claims
  • Fire Loss
  • Governmental Tort Liability
  • Infant Settlements
  • Insurance Coverage Disputes
  • Labor Law Claims
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Property Claims
  • School District Liability
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Um/Sum Claims
  • Wrongful Death



  • Margaret J. Fowler
  • Jared R. Mack
  • Cynthia Ann K. Manchester
  • Lauren Kiley Saleeby
  • Justin L. Salkin
  • Eoin F. Gallagher
  • John J. Pollock

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