Burt M. Garson

Burt M. Garson is a partner in the firm’s insurance recovery practice. Burt has extensive experience representing Fortune 500 companies in significant insurance coverage actions involving dozens of carriers seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in defense and indemnity for underlying mass tort, asbestos, and environmental claims. In addition to insurance coverage, Burt has a diverse general litigation background. He has conducted all facets of litigation from pleadings to trial and has successfully argued dispositive motions and obtained dismissal of actions. Burt has taken and defended many fact and expert depositions, drafted and filed winning appellate briefs, and successfully conducted appellate arguments. He argued and defeated three evidentiary motions brought by insurance carriers against a client on the eve of trial in a billion dollar asbestos coverage action. Burt’s successful representations include a multimillion dollar recovery for a leading multinational pharmaceutical company as well as one for a major automotive manufacturer.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Insurance Recovery and 2) Commercial Litigation
Law School The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 1999)
Education Wesleyan University (B.A., 1994)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
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