Vanessa D. Durante

Senior Member, attorney


Vanessa D. Durante represents U.S. and London-based insurance carriers in complex coverage matters and extra-contractual litigation. Vanessa advises carriers on coverage issues including loss allocation, long-tail liabilities, priority of coverage, and bad faith claims arising under CGL, D&O, pollution, and professional liability/E&O policies. Vanessa provides coverage advice regarding underlying third-party liability risks and litigates coverage disputes involving primary, excess, and umbrella insurance in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Vanessa earned her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and her law degree from New York University (NYU). 

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