Ira S. Lipsius

Mr. Lipsius received his bachelor's degree in finance (1976) and his J.D. (1979) from New York University. He is a member of the New York Bar and is admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the Eastern District of Michigan, the Southern District of Illinois and the Northern District of California. He is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Prior to joining our firm in 1977, Mr. Lipsius was a financial analyst for Loeb Rhoades & Company.

Practice Areas: Insurance Coverage; Transportation; Litigation; Reinsurance.

Reported Cases: Progressive Casualty Ins. Co. v. Hoover, 570 Pa. 423, 809 A.2d 353 (Pa. 2002); Prog. Ins. Co. v. Carway, 951 S.W. 2d 108 (Tex. App. 1997); Utica Mutual Ins. Co. v. Port Cargo Motor Lines, 478 F. Supp. 351 (S.D.N.Y. 1979); National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Puttsburgh PA v. Transportation Ins. Co., 336 N.J.Super, 437, 765 A.2d 240 (N.J.Super. A.D., Jan 19, 2001); Clarendon Nat. Ins. Co. v. Insurance Co. of West, 2000 WL 892864 (E.D.Cal., Jun 30, 2000); National Liability and Fire Ins. Co. v. International Business and Mercantile Reassurance Co., 1999 WL 301675 (N.D.III., May 04, 1999); Martinez v. Jefferson Ins., 225 Wis.2d 544, 593 N.W.2d 475 (Wis.App., Mar 03, 1999); Northland Ins. Co. v. New Hampshire Ins. Co., 63 F.Supp.2d 128 (D.N.H., Feb 26, 1999); New Jersey Auto. Ins. Plan v. Sciarra, 103 F.Supp.2d 388 (D.N.J., Dec 30, 1998); National Continental Ins. Co. v. Empire Fire and Marine Ins. Co., 157 F.3d 610 (8th Cir. Neb., Oct. 06, 1998); Redland Ins. Co. v. Shelter General Ins. Companies, 121 F.3d 443 (8th Cir.Ark, Aug 15, 1997); National Indem. Co. v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc., 230 A.D. 2d 720, 646 N.Y.S.2d 169 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., 1996); National Indem. Co. v. Ryder Truck Rental, Inc., 165 Misc.2d 848, 630 N.Y.S.2d 621 (N.Y.Sup., 1995); Twin City Fire Ins. Co. v. Federal Ins. Co., 1994 WI 719796 (E.D.Pa., 1994); Progressive Cas. Ins. Co. v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 1994 WL 704784 (S.D.N.Y., 1994); Insurance Co. of North America v. Pyramid Ins. Co. of Bermuda Ltd., 1994 WL 88754 (S.D.N.Y., Mar 16, 1994); Budd v. American Excess Ins. Co., 928 F.2d 344 (10th Cir., 1991); Regional Import and Export Trucking Co. v. North River Ins. Co., 149 A.D.2d 361 (1989); Northland Ins. Co. v. Great West Cas. Co. 1989 WL 23327 (Minn. App., 1989); Transport Ins. Co. v. Protective Ins. Co., 696 F.Supp. 870 (S.D.N.Y., Jun 24, 1988).

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