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Legal 2015 Awards - Corporate LiveWire
Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances
Global Law Experts Recommended Firm
Global Law Experts Recommended Attorney
The American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC) Fellow

Summary: Rich Traub, one of the firm’s founding partners, believes that thoroughly understanding your client’s business, as well as the issues at hand, is the key to being an effective attorney. Widely recognized and honored for his experience, insights, and successes on insurance and insurance-related matters, Rich handles a diverse range of issues for his insurance industry clients, including insurance coverage analysis and disputes, cybersecurity and breach response, mass tort, multi-district litigation, and professional liability defense.



Rich Traub has served as co-managing partner since the firm’s inception. His work spans a range of industries, including construction, pharmaceutical, product manufacturing, technology, insurance and reinsurance. Rich has also focused on the impact of climate change on the insurance industry, both in terms of loss severity and direct claims.

Rich believes that the key to being an effective attorney is to thoroughly understand your client’s business as well as the issues at hand.  Only then can you reduce the complex to something simple and understandable. This approach gives Rich the foresight to provide clients with early and insightful evaluations of cases and realistic strategies to reach their goals. The business of insurance can be complicated and confusing, but Rich’s experience in insurance and insurance-related matters, as well as his attention to detail, puts his clients at ease. They know that they are receiving high-quality representation on everything from smaller matters to bet the company cases.

He has served as lead counsel representing “market” interests in matters involving multiple carriers and in multi-district litigation disputes. A graduate of the University of Miami who earned his law degree, cum laude, from The University of Miami School of Law, Rich has been recognized year after year as a New York Super Lawyer and one of the best lawyers in New York and New Jersey. He has also achieved international acclaim for his work in reinsurance and has been regularly listed in the Global Law Experts Handbook for Insurance and Reinsurance.



  • University of Miami, J.D., 1975, cum laude
    • Cartoon editor of law school student newspaper
    • Winner of Am Jur book award in commercial law
  • University of Miami, B.B.A., 1972
    • Degree in Finance
    • Minors in Art and Marketing


  • Bar
    • Florida
    • New Jersey
    • New York
  • Court
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

In addition to the above, Rich has been admitted Pro Hac Vice on numerous cases in some 10 other states