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Catherine R. Everett

Catherine R. Everett is Of Counsel in the firm’s Metropolitan New York (Woodbridge, NJ) and Long Island, NY offices.  She focuses her practice on general liability defense of matters in multiple practice areas including construction, product liability, premise liability, maritime and insurance coverage, as well as the associated appellate proceedings related to these matters.

Catherine R. Everett is Of Counsel in the firm’s Metropolitan New York (Woodbridge, NJ) and Long Island, NY offices.  She focuses her practice on general liability defense of matters in multiple practice areas including construction, product liability, premise liability, maritime and insurance coverage, as well as the associated appellate proceedings related to these matters.

Ms. Everett routinely handles cases involving catastrophic injury and wrongful death in multiple jurisdictions including retainage by excess insurance companies to act as specialty counsel to oversee the defense of matters that have the potential to reach their layer of exposure.

Ms. Everett is admitted to practice in New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Ms. Everett received her B.A., summa cum laude, from St. John’s University in 1999 and her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2002.

Hedaya Capital Group, Inc. v. Park Falls Indus. Mgt. LLC, 2022 NY Slip Op 50229(U) (Sup. Ct., NY County, March 30, 2022) (successfully defeated plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment seeking finding of breach of factoring agreement and related guarantees).

Seneca Insurance Company, Inc. v. JFR Construction Corp., 178 A.D.3d 504 (1 Dep’t 2019) (successfully defended grant of summary judgment in property damage/contract action).

Yarosh v. Oceana Holding Corp., 172 A.D.3d 1142 (2d Dep’t 2019) (successfully achieved denial of summary judgment reversed on appeal in slip and fall action).

Kelly v. Roza 14W LLC, 153 A.D.3d 1187 (1st Dep’t 2017) (successfully achieved denial of summary judgment reversed on appeal in slip and fall action).

Rodriguez v. City of New York, 2015 WL 4078618 (E.D.N.Y. 2015) (successfully achieved summary judgment for Defendant on claims for contractual and common-law indemnification and breach of contract claims for failure to provide requisite insurance coverage and injured Plaintiff’s direct claims under Labor Law §§ 200, 240, 241(6)).

Pittman v. S.P. Lenox Realty, LLC, 119 A.D.3d 846 (2d Dep’t 2014) (successfully defended grant of summary judgment in claim based upon Labor Law § 241(6).

QBE Ins. Corp. v. Adjo Contracting Corp., 121 A.D.3d 1064 (2d Dep’t 2014) (multi-party insurance coverage litigation; successfully achieved grant of summary judgment for defense reversed).

Timm v. Barilli, 109 A.D.3d 655 (2d Dep’t 2013) (successfully achieved denial of summary judgment reversed on appeal with regard to issue of respondent superior in a motor vehicle accident matter).

Gershow Recycling Corp. v. Transcontinental Ins. Co., 22 A.D.3d 460 (2d Dep’t 2005) (successfully defended grant of summary judgment in declaratory  judgment that Defendant insurer was not obligated to defend and indemnify Plaintiff in underlying personal injury action).

Conroy v. Smithtown Central School District, 3 A.D.3d 492 (2d Dep’t 2004) (successfully defended dismissal of untimely filed Notice of Claim).

St. John's University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1999)

St. John's University School of Law (J.D., 2002)

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