Vincent Proto is a member of the firm's insurance and reinsurance practice group.
Vinnie has nearly 30 years of experience in litigating insurance and reinsurance coverage disputes in federal and state courts, as well as in private, contractual arbitration, for major insurance and reinsurance companies. He has handled, among other things, matters involving commercial general liability and latent injury claims (including asbestos, hazardous waste, and sexual misconduct), insolvencies, surety, marine, financial guaranties, catastrophe treaties, and whole account reinsurance. He also has extensive appellate experience, including appeals on complex insurance, reinsurance and commercial litigation matters before the appellate courts of New Jersey and New York and a number of U.S. Courts of Appeals. These appeals have involved novel issues and leading decisions on such matters as allocation of long-tail asbestos claims, the follow-the-settlements doctrine, and the reinsurer’s right to interpose defenses in insurance insolvency proceedings.
Vinnie is admitted to practice law in the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, federal District Courts in those states, and multiple federal Courts of Appeals.
Member: New York State Bar Association. Tort, Insurance and Compensation Law Section and Dispute Resolution Section
Member of ARIAS U.S.: AIDA Reinsurance and Insurance Arbitration Society.
Member: The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
Vinnie has tried over 30 cases at final hearing in court and arbitration. Vinnie also has litigated some of the leading court decisions in reinsurance and insurance, including:
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