Duane Morris of counsel Thomas R. Newman has been selected as the “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City for Appellate Practice by Best Lawyers. Newman was the only lawyer selected for this honor from his respective practice area and city. He was selected based on high marks in the peer-review assessments conducted annually by Best Lawyers.
Newman has handled hundreds of appeals in both state and federal courts in New York and elsewhere and has argued 80 appeals in the New York Court of Appeals. He also specializes in insurance and reinsurance and has acted as counsel, arbitrator and expert witness in those fields. Newman is the original author of New York Appellate Practice (2010) and co-author of Ostrager & Newman, Handbook on Insurance Coverage Disputes (18th ed. 2017). He has been annually listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for appellate practice and insurance since 2010.
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