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Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., Boston College,

    summa cum laude, 2002

    Notes Editor, NYU Law Review

    Robert McKay Scholar

    Phi Beta Kappa
    History Department Award

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee

HONORS

Recipient of Connecticut Fair Housing Center’s 2014 George J. and Patricia K. Ritter Pro Bono Awards 

Recipient of The Legal Aid Society’s 2014 Pro Bono Publico Awards

Jennifer O. Farina

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Associate
  • T: 973.639.7966
    F: 973.297.3961
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Ms. Farina is an associate in the Insurance Coverage practice group. She advises and represents insurance policyholders seeking to maximize their coverage under a variety of insurance policies, including general liability, property, fidelity, and directors and officers policies. Ms. Farina engages in all aspects of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through appeal. Her experience includes drafting and arguing dispositive motions; conducting fact and expert depositions; examining witnesses at trial; and handling appeals. She has also successfully assisted clients in resolving their disputes prior to litigation and through alternative dispute resolution and settlement.

Ms. Farina also counsels clients in connection with policy renewal negotiations and the appropriate handling of insurance assets and related liabilities in corporate transactions.

Ms. Farina’s pro bono work has included successfully pursuing insurance coverage for homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Representative Matters

Representation of a public entity in its claims for property damage, business interruption, and other loss arising from Superstorm Sandy.
Representation of multinational energy and oil corporation in litigation over insurance coverage for asbestos-related losses.
Representation of futures commission merchant in $140 million fidelity bond litigation arising from illegal employee trading.
Representation of a major record company in contractual disputes with artists over royalties on new forms of music distribution.
Representation of a major communications technology company in a Section 337 Investigation before the International Trade Commission related to cellular telephone technology.

Speaking

Fall 2016
Beyond Hacking: Coverage for Social Engineering Scams and Schemes
Moderator, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation

Publications

04/30/18
04/24/18
08/26/15
Good News for California Asset Transfers: Insurance Now Follows the Assets
E-Alert
03/25/14
New York Appellate Court Rules That Insurers May Not Invoke Common Interest Privilege Prior to Denial of Claim
E-Alert