Hurwitz Fine attorneys Lee Siegel, Scott Kagan, Jesse Siegel and Mike Williams have all advanced at the firm, effective May 1. Lee has been named a Shareholder and Scott, Jesse and Mike have been promoted to Member. Each of these individuals has exceled as an attorney and in the practice of law. They are committed to their clients, handle highly complex matters, and are always ready and willing to assist our teams. Outside of their legal work, each of these individuals are actively involved in legal and community organizations, and regularly author articles and speak at events.
Lee joined the firm in December 2018, as a member of our Insurance Coverage team, after previously working at The Hartford as Assistant Vice President in the Law Department. Shortly after joining the firm, he became a key member of our newly formed CVA team. He successfully expanded our firm into the Connecticut area. Lee regularly speaks at conferences, is active in DRI and authors articles on CVA and Insurance topics for national publications. Lee has published several articles in Law360 and is also a columnist for Coverage Pointers.
Scott joined the firm in March 2021, as our resident Albany associate. He has proved to be an invaluable resource to our 24-hour emergency response, premises, products, trucking and construction teams, and is always eager to handle any matter that arises. Scott regularly writes for Premises Pointers, and is active in the community as a member of the Board of Directors for the Clifton Park Youth Hockey Association and the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the NNYSHL (Northern New York State Hockey League).
Jesse joined our Melville office as an associate in October 2021. Jesse is a skilled litigation attorney, bringing a decade of litigation and trial experience to our Long Island office, handling auto, labor law and coverage cases for the firm. He regularly contributes to firm initiatives, writes for Products Liability Pointers, and serves as a mentor for younger attorneys and staff. Jesse is also an excellent writer both in and out of the legal arena. In his spare time, he writes for a leading fantasy sports news and information website, Rotowire.com.
Mike Williams joined us also in October 2021, as special counsel to assist us in our CVA work. He has considerable experience in mass tort and multi-district litigation and has utilized those strategies in managing multi-plaintiff CVA matters. He also is a columnist for Products Liability Pointers. Mike is admitted not only in New York, but also in California, Washington, D.C., the United States Supreme Court, and most recently in Peacemakers’ Court. Dedicated to the community, Mike is a volunteer with the Harris Hill Volunteer Fire Company as a firefighter, EMT and a sworn New York State peace officer for fire police duties.
We are so pleased to welcome Lee as a Shareholder and Scott, Jesse and Mike as Members of Hurwitz Fine!