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Paul E. Breene

Partner

Education

  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D.
  • Union College, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit

Paul is a partner in the Insurance Recovery Group. He has been recognized by Chambers USA 2007-2012: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for being able to “appreciate the important issues and knows how to organize a case accordingly” and “able to properly communicate the issues to the judge and his adversaries.”

Paul currently represents clients seeking insurance coverage under various types of policies against their insurance companies that have disclaimed or delayed providing such coverage.  Paul has both extensive trial and appellate experience in the area of insurance coverage.

Employment History

  • 2008 - Reed Smith
  • 1989 - Anderson Kill & Olick

Clerkships

  • Honorable Marie L. Garibaldi, State Supreme Court - New Jersey

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in Chambers USA as one of America's leading lawyers (2014)
  • Named several years running in The Best Lawyers in America for insurance law
  • Named as a Super Lawyer for his Insurance Coverage practice by Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition (2009-2010)

Professional Affiliations

  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association