New York

Tel

914.347.2600

Fax

914.347.8898

Email

rnobel@tlsslaw.com

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Summary: With over 25 years of diverse defense and coverage experience, Rob provides tenacious advocacy and pragmatic counsel for clients facing complex issues involving primary and excess general liability and professional liability policies.  A seasoned negotiator as well as a skilled litigator, Rob also represents property owners, tenants, contractors, subcontractors and professionals in personal injury and property damage actions in New York.   

Overview

When clients need a practical solution to a complex legal issue, they contact Rob Nobel.  Combining tenacious and detailed advocacy with pragmatic and common-sense client advice, Rob devotes a significant portion of his national practice to litigating and counseling clients on insurance coverage issues involving primary and excess general liability and professional liability policies. 

A partner in the firm’s New York office, Rob represents property owners, tenants, contractors, subcontractors and professionals in personal injury and property damage actions in the city and throughout the state.   

Rob’s clients benefit from his over 25 years of diverse and varied experience, including positions as Assistant Corporation Counsel with the New York City Law Department, Assistant General Counsel with the New York City Department of Buildings, and as a real estate litigator.  Rob’s background in both defense and coverage allows him to look at the larger picture within the context of both evaluation and litigation. 

He is an experienced negotiator who can tap into his vast knowledge of coverage and litigation issues to counsel clients proactively to avoid potential litigation.  When litigation does ensue, Rob appreciates the importance of understanding his client’s business, anticipating their needs during what can be a stressful experience, zealously advocating for their positions, and promptly responding to all inquiries and requests.  

A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton who earned his law degree cum laude from St. John’s University School of Law, Rob currently serves as Chair of the firm’s Hiring and Retention Committee. A member of the Board of Directors of the USLAW Network, he previously served as Chair of the USLAW Network Construction Law Practice Group and Chair of the USLAW Network Insurance Services and Risk Management Group. 

 

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law, J.D., 1992, cum laude
    • American Jurisprudence Awards for Excellence in Constitutional Law and Real Property
    • International Law Review
    • Moot Court
  • State University of New York at Binghamton, B.A., 1989

Admissions

  • Bar
    • New York
  • Court
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
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