Joseph M. Smick, Partner
...Joseph M. Smick
...Joseph M. Smick, a partner in the New York office, is co-chair of Sedgwick's Directors and Officers and Special Lines Group.He
has substantial experience in professional liability and insurance matters and represents insurance carriers in all areas of professional liability coverage issues.He
represents carriers in litigation matters and advises them as coverage/monitoring counsel on directors and officers, agents/brokers, pension trust (ERISA), insurance company, employment practices liability and general liability policies.Mr. Smick
has also counseled carriers with regard to creation of and amendments to policy language, as well as addressing specialized risks.
Affiliations & Accomplishments:Mr. Smick
is admitted to practice in New York (2001); Massachusetts (1987); U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals
, First Circuit (1988) and U.S. Court of Appeals
, Fifth Circuit (1990) and U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (2003).He is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations; the Defense Research Institute; and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.
Education:Mr. Smick received his B.S. (1981), cum laude, from Pace University.He
was granted his
J.D. (1987), with distinction, by John Marshall Law School