Javerbaum Wurgaft
Hicks Kahn Wikstrom & Sinins, P.C.

589 Eighth Ave., 21st Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 596-7656

MICHAEL E. MORLEY

Michael E. Morley, Esq. joined Javerbaum Wurgaft in 2018 after being a member of the Reinsurance and Insurance Property and Casualty department with Mendes & Mount for the past 28 years. His practice area has primarily included investigation and analysis of complex reinsurance issues involving a variety of long tail toxic tort claims, such as asbestos, silica, breast implant, pharmaceutical, and environmental pollution related cases. These claims typically involve multiple years and layers of reinsurance coverage and a variety of issues including interpretation of exclusionary language, allocation and aggregation issues, and reserving methodology. His clients have included both international and domestic clients who have sought cost effective expert analysis of claim presentations.

In addition to the investigation and contract analysis, Michael has negotiated settlements of numerous multi-million dollar reinsurance claims and has also participated as coverage counsel in numerous dispute resolution proceedings including reinsurance arbitrations and litigation.

Michael’s practice has expanded to include providing analysis, coverage opinions and dispute resolution regarding a variety of property and casualty insurance claims including construction defect, contractor liability, landlord/tenant claims, sexual harassment/discrimination claims, trademark infringement, false imprisonment, and a variety of first party property and casualty insurance claims.
Michael graduated from East Carolina University and received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and New York.