Insurance and Professional Liability

Satterlee Stephens LLP represents insurers in connection with all aspects of professional liability insurance, including Directors and Officers, Professional Errors and Omissions, and Fiduciary coverage.

The firm's practice includes coverage analysis, defense of professionals, claims management, and coverage litigation.

The firm's attorneys have extensive experience representing insurers in claims involving Directors, Officers, investment advisers, mutual funds, and other professionals.  Whether, in connection with D&O coverage claims or in defense of an underlying action against board and management, our lawyers regularly represent participants in securities and derivative actions brought by shareholders, policyholders or creditors.

In addition, the firm also has extensive experience handling E&O matters involving, for example, financial institutions, media companies, insurance brokers, lawyers, accountants, insurance companies, investment advisers, consultants, and other professionals.

Andrew L. Fish

Andrew L. Fish is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP.  Mr. Fish concentrates his practice in white collar criminal defense and internal investigations, trial practice, and business litigation.

Jennifer Philbrick McArdle

Jennifer Philbrick McArdle is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP. 

Ms. McArdle has a broad range of business litigation experience, including in securities, contract, tort, trade secrets, professional liability, insurance, consumer fraud, and other areas of law.  She counsels clients ranging from major financial institutions and Fortune 100 companies to individual business owners and insurance brokers on these matters, advocating in both state and federal court and assisting with strategic decision-making and contractual issues outside of the litigation context.

Walter A. Saurack

Walter A. Saurack is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP.

Mr. Saurack is a trial attorney with over 20 years of experience in a broad array of complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters, particularly on behalf of financial institutions and real estate developers.

Mr. Saurack has successfully litigated matters nationwide before FINRA, the AAA, and in state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, including securities, RICO, banking, employment, insurance coverage, insurance broker malpractice, attorney malpractice, and real estate disputes.

Joshua M. Rubins

Joshua M. Rubins is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP.  

Mr. Rubins is a trial and appellate attorney with experience in all areas of commercial litigation, including securities, real estate, banking, antitrust, consumer fraud class actions, and commercial contracts.  He regularly represents a wide range of media clients in copyright, trademark and licensing disputes, as well as in defamation actions and other matters involving the First Amendment.

Glenn C. Edwards

Glenn C. Edwards is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP and concentrates his practice in commercial litigation. 

He has represented clients in all aspects of litigation, both trial and appellate, in federal and state courts in various jurisdictions, as well as arbitration.  Areas of practice have included contractual disputes, partnership disputes, business torts, securities, antitrust, intellectual property, products liability, bankruptcy, trusts and estates litigation, and media-related issues.

James I. Doty

James Doty is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP.

Mr. Doty concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, intellectual property law, and media law.  He has particular experience representing major corporations in securities fraud, ERISA, and shareholder derivative suits. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Doty was an associate in the litigation department at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.  Mr. Doty also clerked for the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 

Thomas J. Cahill

Thomas J. Cahill is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP. 

Mr. Cahill is a litigator with particular experience in commercial contract, insurance, employment and copyright cases.  Mr. Cahill has represented public companies, private firms and individuals in federal and state courts as well as in arbitrations and mediations.

James F. Rittinger

James F. Rittinger is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP, the Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee and Co-Chair of its Litigation Department. 

Mr. Rittinger is a litigator who has tried and handled appeals in leading cases in all areas of commercial litigation.

James J. Coster


James J. Coster is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP and is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the Executive Committee. 

Mr. Coster is a trial attorney with experience in a broad array of complex commercial litigation, particularly on behalf of financial institutions.