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Esther is a senior associate in the Insurance Recovery Group, focusing her practice on representing corporate, commercial, and residential policyholders in disputes with insurance companies. She works primarily with Commercial General Liability (CGL), Directors and Officers liability (D&O), Professional Errors and Omissions (E&O), and first-party property policies, providing coverage opinions, counseling, and dispute resolution. Esther serves well-known clients in the banking and financial institutions, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, transportation and energy sectors, as well as religious institutions and small and medium sized businesses. In law school, Esther was a judicial intern to the Honorable Pamela K. Chen of the United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York.

Esther serves as co-chair of the Insurance Subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association. She also serves as the Associate Chair of the DEI Committee of the firm’s Philadelphia office.


  • New York University School of Law, 2018, J.D.
  • Brown University, 2013, A.B.

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • Korean