Insurance & Insurance Litigation

Ohrenstein & Brown’s Insurance Practice Was Rated “Tier 1” By U.S. News & World Report, And Was The ONLY Long Island Firm To Be Ranked As Tier 1.

Ohrenstein & Brown has earned a reputation as one of the insurance industry’s preeminent law firms. In-depth experience, a keen understanding of the industry, and a thorough grasp of the ever-changing legal and regulatory landscape allows us to provide our clients with comprehensive counsel and sound guidance.


“I have found O&B attorneys to be extremely knowledgeable and resourceful in addressing complex regulatory and compliance issues.” – John Hill, President and Chief Operating Officer of Magna Carta Companies


O&B’s acumen and experience serving the business of insurance is unmatched.  Known for representing and advising insureds, industry trade groups, insurance brokers, and insurance companies, there is simply no other firm more capable of ushering its clients safely through the complex world of insurance coverage, claims litigation, and compliance with governmental regulation.


“There was one important regulatory matter that was going to slow down a major transaction for Travelers. Mike [Brown] researched the issue, reached out to the right people, and made a persuasive, effective presentation to the regulators that allowed us to move forward. That is typical of Mike’s work and abilities.” – Don DeCarlo, Director of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. and former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Travelers Group


As a boutique firm, we see our primary role as consummate problem solvers; because we take the time to get to know our clients’ business, we can rapidly respond to disputes as they arise while simultaneously delivering creative and cost-effective solutions to minimize risk and liability. We invite you to explore the depth and breadth of what we do for clients in the insurance industry and those with intersecting issues, and look forward to the privilege of working with you.


“Mike is always available and gives you a lot of insight. He listens carefully to what the client wants and proceeds from there.” – Terence L. Kelleher, President and CEO, Combined Coordinating Council, Inc.


O&B is widely respected for both their courtroom skill and business acumen, combining vigorous advocacy with comprehensive strategies designed to find the best possible resolution of disputes.


“Mike is a strategic resource. He is a true counselor as well as a litigator. If a matter shouldn’t be litigated, Mike will tell you that. But when you do need a litigator, Mike is a tough, knowledgeable and feared one.” – Stephen B. Ungar, Esq., General Counsel and Secretary, AmTrust Financial Services


Representative Insurance Litigation Matters Include:

  • Agents and Brokers
  • Casualty Defense
  • Construction & Securities
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Employment Practices
  • Entertainment, Media and Communications
  • Information Technology
  • Municipal Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Coverage and Claim Defenses
  • Reinsurance Disputes
  • D&O Securities Coverage Matters

To arrange for a consultation with one of our attorneys, please call us at 212-682-4500 or 516-873-6334.