Deborah M. Minkoff

Deborah M. Minkoff is a Vice Chair of the Global Insurance Department, resident in the Philadelphia office. Deborah is also co-chair of the department's casualty and excess liability practice group and represents clients in coverage litigation and counsels clients on complex liability coverage issues.

Deborah’s representative cases include disputes under claims-made liability coverages,medical professional liability coverage, employers liability coverage, professional liability coverage, and sexual misconduct claims under both professional liability coverage and commercial liability coverage. In the matters that she has handled during her career at the firm, Deborah obtained important holdings for the insurance industry in cases of first impression.

Deborah has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in the area of Insurance Law, and as a Super Lawyer annually from 2008 through 2014. In December 2012, Business Insurance recognized Deborah as one of its 25 "Women to Watch." She is a frequent lecturer on self-insured retention and large deductible policies, claims-made coverages, and risk tolerance and negotiation skills. Deborah graduated from Franklin and Marshall College. She is a graduate of Villanova Law School, where she was a member of the Law Review and received the Pulling Award for outstanding student authorship.

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Areas of Practice 1) Insurance Coverage & Claims Litigation, 2) Professional Liability, 3) Appellate and 4) Insurance
Law School Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 1984)
Education Franklin and Marshall College (A.B., 1981)
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cozen O Connor
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