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Helen Franzese focuses her practice on insurance and reinsurance. She has successfully represented clients in a number of multi-million-dollar disputes, and has earned an international reputation for effectively handling complex commercial matters for clients based throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe.
Ms. Franzese has more than a decade of experience dealing with the London insurance market, and as a dual-qualified lawyer is uniquely suited to provide hands-on assistance and advice on matters in both the U.S. and the U.K. She advises and represents insurance companies in coverage litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution proceedings. In addition, Ms. Franzese provides coverage advice on a wide variety of claims, including those involving product liability, business interruption, asbestos injury, health hazard, environmental contamination and remediation, and advertising injury.
Ms. Franzese earned her B.A. degree from Syracuse University in 1997 and her J.D. degree from Seton Hall School of Law in 2000.
Ms. Franzese is authorized to practice law in New¬†York, New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for the District¬†of New Jersey, as well as the Superior Court of¬†England and Wales.
Ms. Franzese is a member of the British Law Association, Phi Alpha Delta, Disputes Resolution International, IRLA (Insurance & Reinsurance Legacy Association, and the Defense Research Institute.
Ms. Franzese is a frequent speaker internationally at conferences and seminars on topics such as insurance and reinsurance litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and asbestos litigation.
Ms. Franzese was named Super Lawyers London, Risings Stars 2014-2015 and 2015-2016.