John H. Somoza

John H. Somoza

Member
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-238-8900
Fax:
212-238-8999
Email:

JOHN H. SOMOZA has been litigating and when necessary, trying cases for over thirty years in the state and federal courts, now principally concentrating his practice on defending attorneys, accountants, architects, engineers, insurance agents and brokers and other professionals in professional liability actions. He also handles all aspects of insurance coverage, personal injury, municipal liability and general commercial actions up through trial. Mr. Somoza has defended clients nationwide in jurisdictions as diverse as Iowa, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Ohio and Illinois, involving professional liability, environmental claims and directors' and officers' liability claims.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal Injury
  • Municipal Liability
  • General Commercial Actions

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1979
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
    • B.S. - 1976
    • Major: Biology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute