Gary is an insurance and risk management authority with more than 15 years of experience handling and resolving insurance-related disputes as both an attorney and claims professional. His practice focuses primarily on advising real estate developers and contractors on risk management matters, with an emphasis on negotiating and drafting contractual risk transfer provisions and insurance requirements, analyzing additional insured and other policy endorsements to verify the scope of insurance coverage, and creating insurance coverage programs such as owner-controlled (OCIP), commercial general liability, builders’ risk, and property coverage.
Gary has extensive experience analyzing various types of insurance policies, pursuing enforcement of defense and indemnity obligations from insurers, negotiating settlements, and drafting and interpreting commercial contracts. During the course of his career, he has resolved a variety of insurance coverage disputes, including construction defect, professional liability, errors and omissions, environmental and property claims. Gary has successfully litigated and mediated numerous multi-million dollar construction defect and insurance coverage claims, resulting in settlements with contributions from multiple insurers and minimal or no contribution from his client.