About Us

Firm Description 

Abrams, Gorelick, Friedman & Jacobson, LLP is a Property and Casualty insurance defense law practice headquartered in New York City serving the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.  Since it was founded as Abrams & Martin, P.C. in the 1970’s, the firm has represented domestic property and casualty insurers, international insurance companies, Lloyd’s Underwriters, third-party administrators, municipalities, public agencies, transportation companies, product manufacturers and self-insured landlords in the State and Federal Courts of New York and New Jersey.  In addition to our well-respected trial and appellate practice, Abrams, Gorelick also serves the insurance industry in the areas of coverage analysis, reinsurance, and corporate matters. Abrams, Gorelick attorneys are also skilled and experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Abrams Gorelick combines the personalized, hands-on attention of a small firm with the experience and skill of a much larger practice. The result is responsive, effective, and professional representation of the firm’s clients.

Abrams Gorelick is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in A.M. Best's Guide to Insurance Attorneys, and is a member of the Harmonie Group, a by-invitation-only network of independent law firms across North America with proven accomplishments in insurance law and trial advocacy.

It is the firm's policy to hire, train and promote highly-skilled people without regard to their age, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation. Abrams Gorelick is proudly committed to fostering diversity in its entire staff, which creates a climate of inclusion and culture of collegiality and professionalism.

Bar Associations

  • All local county Bar Associations in The New York City Metropolitan area.
  • New York and New Jersey State Bar Associations
  • American Bar Association


  • The Harmonie Group
  • Int'l Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
    Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
  • Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Loss Executives Association (LEA)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • Lloyd’s Market Association