Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Phil 
     Bramson

Phil Bramson

Associate

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New York Office

Suite 600
1270 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10020

Newark Office

One Gateway Center
Suite 2600
Newark, New Jersey 07102


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With nearly 20 years of legal experience, Phil primarily concentrates his practice on insurance coverage counseling and litigation, representing major insurers issuing policies and insurers involved in coverage disputes across the United States. His cases cover a range of commercial transportation and commercial general-liability issues, typically with policy limits and losses of $1 million or more.

Phil also has extensive experience handling environmental compliance and litigation as well as products-liability litigation.

Representative Experience

  • Successfully argued in state appellate court that an action brought by an insured is not a de facto action brought by the insurer in subrogation.
  • Successfully argued in federal district court that federal motor-carrier filing does not apply to judgment against any party other than the named insured motor carrier.
  • Collaborated with the US Solicitor General on an amicus curiae brief that ultimately resulted in the US Department of Transportation issuing regulatory guidance agreeing with the written position.
  • Represented clients at mediations of large loss claims in multiple states.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D., 1989
  • Colgate University, B.A., 1975

Admitted To Practice

  • New York, 1992
  • New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Civic Activities

  • East Brunswick Planning Board
  • East Brunswick Zoning Board
  • American Mock Trial Association, Judge

Speaking & Publications

Prior Experience

  • Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Associate
  • Schindel, Farman, Lipsius, Gardner & Rabinovich, LLP, Associate

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