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One of the founding members of Traub Lieberman, Meryl R. Lieberman’s practice concentrates in environmental and toxic tort coverage litigation; complex insurance coverage disputes and counseling involving intellectual property and advertising injury; employment liability and discrimination; directors and officers (D&O) liability; property damage and first party coverage; general liability; and insurance policy drafting. She has litigated through appeal many major environmental and toxic tort declaratory judgment and rescission actions nationwide.

Ms. Lieberman was a member of a special advisory panel to the United States Environmental Protection Agency and participated in a focus group of ASTM drafting guidelines for the insurability of housing containing lead-based paint. She has authored Shelter from the Storm: EPA’s Lender Liability Rule (NY STATE BAR JOURNAL; Superfund Reform (Insurance Law & Practice); and many articles for the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Westchester Women’s Bar Association. She is a frequent lecturer and author on many topics covering insurance coverage.

Ms. Lieberman was admitted to the New York Bar in 1982 and is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She graduated from New York Law School in 1981 with a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude. She was an Editor of the Law Review and the recipient of the Murray Stockman Memorial Award for the highest average in Evidence. In 1978, Ms. Lieberman received a B.A. magna cum laude from City College of New York in Urban Legal Studies.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, New York Law School, 1981
  • B.A., magna cum laude, City College of New York in Urban Legal Studies, 1978


  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York