Timothy M. Belknap(202) 499-7913
Timothy Belknap represents clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation. His practice focuses on representing plaintiffs in financial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and consumer class actions. In addition, Mr. Belknap assists in advising corporate clients on insurance coverage, including assessing risks and liabilities of currently held insurance policies.
Martin Bienstock(202) 751-2002
Martin Bienstock represents health care providers, financial institutions and other clients in complex litigation matters involving health care, insurance coverage, and other commercial and public policy related disputes. He has a long history of devising creative legal arguments and novel litigation strategies to produce successful and timely results on behalf of his clients.
Shelli L. Calland(202) 793-2900
Shelli is an experienced trial and appellate litigator who has successfully represented clients in complex and fast-paced commercial lawsuits in federal and state courts around the country. Her practice focuses primarily on representing policyholders in a wide range of insurance coverage disputes.
Saul Cohen(202) 751-2004
Saul Cohen specializes in complex commercial litigation. His experience includes representing clients in business disputes, False Claims Act matters, and civil and criminal antitrust cases. He has also represented clients pro bono in habeas corpus and federal civil rights litigation. Mr. Cohen has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, and has drafted briefs in federal district courts and in state and federal courts of appeal.
William E. Copley(202) 499-7901
Bill is an experienced trial and appellate litigator who has represented clients successfully in complex commercial disputes before state and federal courts around the country. He has helped clients recover for business related injuries in variety of areas, including misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, conspiracy, fraud, unfair business practices, violation of the False Claims Act, denial of due insurance coverage, and breach of contract.
Lee. M. Epstein(215) 883-7422
Lee Marc Epstein is a commercial litigator and trial lawyer. For nearly thirty years, he has focused his practice on securing insurance recoveries for corporate and individual policyholders in response to significant third-party liabilities and catastrophic first-party losses. In that capacity, he has represented market leaders in the satellite television, airline, chemical, financial, mining, food and HVAC&R industries. He is currently litigating insurance coverage disputes throughout the state and federal courts of the United States.
Charles Fischette(202) 774-9347
Charles Fischette has advised clients on a wide array of insurance coverage issues. He has successfully obtained coverage for major corporate policyholders for third-party liabilities relating to asbestos, long-term environmental contamination, products hazards, professional liability/malpractice, and product recall. He has also advised clients on first-party claims, including earthquake damage, major capital equipment loss, and construction losses.
Jason M. Gauss(202) 751-2001
Jason Gauss regularly represents and advises policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. Mr. Gauss has secured coverage for clients under directors and officers policies, commercial crime policies, first-party property policies, builders risk policies, and commercial general liability policies. Such recoveries have been obtained through negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and/or litigation.
Janet L. Goetz(202) 499-7917
Janet Goetz has more than thirty years of experience working on complex corporate, securities, and civil litigation. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants, including many corporations, officers, and directors, in a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal courts around the country.
Julie Hammerman(202) 869-2065
Julie Hammerman’s practice focuses exclusively on policyholder-side insurance recovery, representing corporate and individual policyholders in disputes with their insurance carriers. Over the past decade, she has amassed experience in all major lines of insurance, in both first-party property and third-party liability insurance contexts. This includes policy reviews and renewals, claims advice and preparation, claim negotiation, mediation, and litigation.
William E. Jacobs(202) 888-1666
Billy Jacobs’ practice focuses on complex civil litigation. He represents clients in matters involving business disputes, insurance coverage, and consumer class actions.
Joshua B. Katz(202) 499-7904
Joshua Katz is a partner at Weisbrod Matteis & Copley where he advises corporate policyholders, including startup companies, on a variety of issues related to insurance coverage and strategic risk management. He assists his corporate clients in evaluating their existing insurance portfolios, procuring industry specific coverage, and recovering from insurers when significant losses occur.
John G. Koch(215) 883-7419
John G. Koch is a seasoned insurance coverage and environmental litigator representing policyholders and corporate clients nationwide. Mr. Koch has recovered substantial benefits for clients in disputes involving varying forms of coverage and underlying liabilities, including environmental cleanup liabilities, asbestos and other latent injury liabilities, construction liabilities, directors and officers liabilities and first party coverage claims.
Matthew S. Krauss(202) 751-2003
Matthew Krauss represents plaintiffs in complex civil and commercial litigation. His practice frequently involves insurance coverage matters, including both traditional coverage disputes and related cases stemming from insurers’ failure to pay claims. He also represents plaintiffs in a range of civil matters involving breach of contract, fraud, and bad faith.
Jeffrey Lin(202) 774-9349
Jeffrey Lin is an associate with the firm. His practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation, including cases involving fraud, breach of contract, insurance coverage, and unfair business practices.
Emily Markos(215) 883-7420
Emily Markos is a civil litigator and trial attorney, representing clients in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters. She focuses her practice on insurance coverage litigation, and has successfully secured recovery for corporate and individual policyholders.
August J Matteis, Jr.(202) 499-7910
August J. Matteis, Jr. represents corporate plaintiffs in trials and litigations across the country. Mr. Matteis typically represents companies that have suffered damages from theft of intellectual property, fraud, unfair business practices, and breach of contract. He frequently represents policyholders in complex insurance coverage disputes and bad faith litigation. Mr. Matteis also represents whistleblowers and other individual plaintiffs in cases involving fraud and discrimination.
Pamira Shah Matteis(202) 499-7914
Pamira Matteis represents corporate plaintiffs, whistleblowers and other individual plaintiffs in cases involving fraud, breach of contract, insurance and discrimination.
Susan Sajadi(202) 499-7900
Susan M. Sajadi represents plaintiffs in general commercial and complex civil litigation. She has broad experience litigating matters in federal court and handles all aspects of litigation, from initial investigation through settlement or trial. She has represented plaintiffs in cases involving alleged fraud (including cases brought under the False Claims Act), torts (including cases brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act), as well as extensive litigation involving negligent contracting practices against defense contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Esther Silberstein(202) 774-9348
Ms. Silberstein is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she served as an Executive Editor on the Harvard Environmental Law Review. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Silberstein worked as an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Ms. Silberstein also served as a law clerk for the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice.
Derek Y. Sugimura(202) 499-7908
Derek Sugimura’s practice focuses on interbank disputes, using negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and-when necessary-litigation to maximize recoveries in a fast and efficient manner for his clients. Mr. Sugimura also has significant experience in policyholder-side insurance coverage litigation and public interest work.
Stephen A. Weisbrod(202) 499-7909
Stephen Weisbrod is a founding partner of Weisbrod Matteis & Copley PLLC. The firm is one of only ten firms in the United States named by The National Law Journal to its 2014 Litigation Boutiques Hot List.
Chadwick M. Welch(202) 391-0521
Chad Welch represents individual and institutional clients in complex civil and commercial litigation. An experienced litigator with significant trial experience, Mr. Welch has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of cases in federal and state courts around the country, including cases arising under the False Claims Act and claims alleging breaches of contract and fraud.