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Chris  Christofides, Partner

Mr. Christofides has devoted almost all of his 32-year legal career to pursuing substantial property subrogation claims and defending first- and third-party claims relating to property loss.

He is a Martindale-Hubbell rated AV Preeminent attorney and has litigated highly complex actions involving fires, water damage, electrical service and gas service, construction defect, builder’s risk, inland marine, bailment, common carriers, jewelers block, boiler and machinery, Labor Law, and products liability issues.

Mr. Christofides is a frequent speaker at seminars lecturing to insurance professionals at the Property Loss Research Bureau, the College of Insurance in New York and at seminars given by the New York State and New York City Bar Associations. He has presented on numerous property topics including subrogation, spoliation of evidence, cause and origin investigation, investigation and defense of arson and fraud claims and the handling of first-party insurance claims.



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Construction Law
First-Party and Third-Party Property Defense
General Liability
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Subrogation
Transportation
  Queens College of the City University of New York, B.A. (1976)
magna cum laude

Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (1979)
Senior Editor of the Brooklyn Law Review
  Arbitration Panel for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

National Association of Subrogation Professionals

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  New York, 1980

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1980

U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1981

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1984

Supreme Court of the United States, 1984

Ph: (212) 422-1200 ext 247
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