Andrew Harms is an associate who concentrates on Labor Law, Media Law, and Insurance Coverage matters. Mr. Harms litigates in State and Federal Courts, before the Appellate Courts, New York City administrative bodies, and before Alternative Dispute tribunals. A former committee secretary for the Administrative Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of New York City, Mr. Harms is currently a member of the Insurance Law Committee for the Media Law Resource Center. In addition to his case load, Mr. Harms supports the firm’s senior trial members and aggressively prepares cases for trial and mediation.
Noteworthy decisions and cases include: Tolston v. Sarges Deli; (second seat in product defect trial with defense verdict); Jaquez v. Lind-Ric Housing; (Summary Judgment for defendant granted for building owner); Taylor v. Park Ave and 84th St., Inc. (Summary Judgment for defendant contractor granted in property damage action); Martinez v. Chondro Realty, Inc. (Summary Judgment for defendant building owner granted); and Aspen American Insurance Co v. Main Street of American Insurance Co. (Insurance Coverage action where additional insured coverage and total reimbursement of legal fees accepted after filing Summary Judgment motion against adverse insurer).
Alternative Dispute Resolution Appellate Practice Construction and Labor Law Construction Defects General Liability and Casualty Defense Intellectual Property and Media Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
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St. Lawrence University 2000, B.S., Josephine R. Mentley North Country Award for Historical Research
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
University of Oxford Law Faculty, Center for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford, UK, Spring 2010