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Allen, a member of the firm, specializes in insurance coverage disputes and the defense of complex commercial and general liability litigation.  His extensive insurance coverage experience includes litigation of claims involving environmental liability, toxic torts, and employment discrimination.  He also litigates insurance coverage issues related to general, automobile, maritime, and homeowners liability, and product liability claims.  He also litigates commercial unfair competition claims.

Allen L. Sheridan



▪    State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., with



▪    Adelphi University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1981 


Bar Admissions


▪    New York, 1985


Court Admissions


▪    United States District Court for the Southern District of New York


▪    United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

honors, 1984


Dreyer v, New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co.,  106 A.D.3d    685, 964 N.Y.S.2d 251 (2nd Dept. 2013)


Matter of Paolino v. Swarts, 105 A.D.3d 850, 962 N.Y.S.2d 698 (2nd Dept. 2013)


Admiral Insurance Co. v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co., 33 Misc.3d 1202(A), 938 N.Y.S.2d 225 (Bx Co. 2009), aff’d, 86 A.D.3d 486, 927 N.Y.S.2d 629 (1st Dept. 2011)


Gulf Insurance Co. v. Stradford, 59 A.D.3d 598, 873 N.Y.S.2d 713 (2nd Dept. 2009)


Gervacio v. Zall, 345 Fed. Appx 638 (2nd Cir. 2009)


Prestige Property and Development Co. v. Montefiore Medical Center, 36 A.D.3d 471, 828 N.Y.S.2d 31 (1st Dept. 2007)


Cunningham v. Insurance Company of North America, 521 F.Supp2d 166 (E.D.N.Y. 2007)


All Waste Systems, Inc. v. Gulf Insurance Co., 295 A.D.2d 379, 743 N.Y.S.2d 535 (2nd Dept. 2002)


First City Acceptance Corp. v. Gulf Insurance Co., 245 A.D.2d 649, 665 N.Y.S.2d 114 (3rd Dept. 1997)


Technicon Electronics Corp. v. American Home Assurance Co., 74 N.Y.2d 66, 544 N.Y.S.2d 531 (1989

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