Steinberg & Cavaliere, LLP | Jeffrey Steinberg
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Jeffrey  G. Steinberg

Education

  • Fordham University (J.D. 1976); Member, Fordham Law Review
  • Cornell University (B.S. 1973), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Admissions

  • 1977, New York
  • 1978, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • 1986, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • 1988, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Jeffrey G. Steinberg
Senior Partner
CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: (914) 761-9225
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Jeff handles professional liability litigation in a wide range of subject areas. He has also handled hundreds of coverage matters, including coverage opinions and declaratory judgment actions.

  • Author: "Promissory Estoppel as a Means of Defeating the Statute of Frauds," 44 Fordham L. Rev. 114 (1975);
  • Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance: Coverage Issues,” N.Y.L.J. September 30, 2014;
  • “An Insured’s ‘Right’ to ‘Independent’ Counsel,” N.Y.L.J. November 6, 2014;
  • “Risks of Changing Professional Liability Insurers,” N.Y.L.J. January 20, 2017;
  • “Special Interrogatories in Coverage Disputes - Part One: The Hidden Risk,” N.Y.L.J. February 23, 2017;
  • “Special Interrogatories in Coverage Disputes - Part Two: How to Pop the Question,” N.Y.L.J. March 14, 2017;
  • "Determining the Scope of an Attorney's Responsibilities: Before, During and After His/Her Engagement," BR Liability Update, January/February 1999;
  • "Look Before You Leap: Risks of Changing Professional Liability Insurers," BR Liability Update, July/August 2001;
  • "It (Sometimes) Takes Two to Tango: Possible Multiple Notification Requirements Under Professional Liability Insurance Policies," BR Liability Update, Spring 2002.

     
  • CLE lecturer: "Lawyers E&O Insurance Coverage Seminar," American Bar Association (Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section), Chicago 2002;
  • "Essential E&O Coverage Issues," Professional Liability Underwriting Society, Philadelphia 2003;
  • "An Annotated Legal Malpractice Insurance Policy," American Bar Association (Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability), Miami 2004;
  • "Recent Developments in Professional Liability Insurance Coverage," Professional Liability ExecuSummit, New York 2004;
  • "Know Your Malpractice Policy," Nassau County Bar Association, New York 2004;
  • "Professional Liability Insurance Coverage Issues," New York State Bar Association (Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section), New York 2005;
  • "Risk Management for Attorneys: Insurance Considerations," New York State Bar Association (Committee on Association Insurance Programs), New York 2006 and 2007;
  • "Legal Malpractice Litigation and Risk Management: Professional Liability Insurance Coverage Issues," New York State Bar Association (Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section), New York 2007;
  • "Risk Management for the Solo and Small Firm: Insurance Considerations," New York State Bar Association (Committee on Association Insurance Programs), New York 2008;
  • "Anatomy of a Legal Malpractice Action: Identifying and Responding to Professional Liability Claims," New York State Bar Association (Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section), New York 2009;
  • "Fraud Against Lawyers in the Internet Age: Loss Prevention and Coverage Implications," American Bar Association (Standing Committee on Lawyers' Professional Liability), Miami 2009;
  • "Protecting Your Practice: Risk Management for Solo/Small Firms," New York State Bar Association (Committee on Law Practice Management), New York 2009 and 2010;
  • "Sowing the Seeds of a Successful Small Law Practice and Making it Bloom," New York City Bar Association (Law Practice Management Symposium), New York 2010;
  • "Legal Malpractice 2011: Identifying and Responding to Professional Liability Claims," New York State Bar Association (Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section), New York 2011;
  • "Completing Professional Liability Applications to Maximize Your Protection," New York City Bar Association (City Bar Center for CLE), New York 2011;
  • "Insurance Law: The Basics," New York City Bar Association (Committee on Insurance Law), New York 2011;
  • “Risk Management for Attorneys - Protect Your Practice," New York State Bar Association (Committee on Law Practice Management), New York 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017;
  • "Legal Malpractice 2017: Identifying and Responding to Professional Liability Claims," New York State Bar Association (Committee on Continuing Legal Education), New York 2017. 

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association Insurance Programs Committee
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society