Cyril E. Smith

Cyril Smith focuses his practice in insurance coverage and reinsurance, including extensive litigation of a variety of insurance coverage disputes arising under CGL, D&O, E&O and professional liability policies, and high-exposure construction defects, property damage and bodily injury, and environmental claims.

Cyril has experience in handling all aspects of state and federal cases, including complex summary judgment motions and a wide range of discovery motions, coverage opinions and appellate briefs. He also represents clients at mediations and depositions, and has written articles on new trends and law in the insurance coverage arena.

Cyril has experience in a wide range of London insurance market issues, among them reinsurance disputes, placement issues, first-party property insurance coverage issues and liability/casualty insurance coverage issues. He has represented the London market in many insurance disputes, including both high-exposure international arbitrations and litigations.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Arbitration and Investigations
Law School J.D., Brooklyn Law School
Admitted Year 2008
Education B.A., Hunter College
Bar Member / Association Connecticut State Bar Association, Florida State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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