Cozen O’Connor: Ferland, Paul C.

Paul Ferland

Member

New York

(212) 453-3914

(212) 509-9492

Paul will be speaking at an upcoming event:

So You Think You Know What Appraisals Are All About?

Webinar 10/09/2019

Dina Richman and Paul Ferland will present a webinar titled, "So You Think You Know What Appraisals Are All About?" on October 9, 2019.

Event Details 

Paul concentrates his practice in civil litigation involving first-party property insurance coverage. Paul has successfully represented clients in litigation, mediations, and arbitrations. He has significant experience successfully advising clients with regard to the multifaceted issues that arise out of damage to property including, but not limited to, natural disasters, explosions, fires, equipment failures, and collapses. He is also skilled at handling the difficult issues that can accompany property damage claims, such as business interruption claims, allegations of bad faith, and various contract and tort-based issues as well. Significantly, Paul has developed strong relationships in the London Market. To that end, Paul, has represented carriers and syndicates in connection with large energy losses, hurricanes, builder’s risk losses, and extracontractual claims. Paul also frequently conducts seminars and workshops with London insurers to advise of recent trends and issues in U.S. law that may impact London Market members. 

Paul earned his bachelor’s degree from State University of New York – Brockport and his law degree, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law.

 

News

Insurance Attorney Paul C. Ferland Joins Cozen O'Connor

April 19, 2019

Cozen O'Connor welcomes Paul C. Ferland, an attorney who concentrates his practice in civil litigation involving first-party property insurance coverage, to its nationally recognized Global Insurance Practice.

Publications

Policy Language Can Curtail Long-Tail Insurance Claims [Law360]

May 21, 2018

Paul Ferland authored a piece titled, "Policy Language Can Curtail Long-Tail Insurance Claims" in Law360. This piece discusses long-tail insurance claims, and how they have proved particularly vexing to insurers and insureds alike, specifically with regard to allocation of liability.

Considering Alternatives To Reverse Bad Faith Claims [Law360]

November 27, 2017

Paul Ferland authored a piece titled, "Considering Alternatives To Reverse Bad Faith Claims" in Law360 discussing reverse bad faith claims.

Hurdles To Consider When Securing A Personnel File [Law360]

November 16, 2017

Paul Ferland co-authored a piece titled, "Hurdles To Consider When Securing A Personnel File" in Law360 discussing a personnel file, and why it is an overlooked avenue to explore.

Undertaking Property Repair Or Replacement As An Insurer [Law360]

October 20, 2017

Paul Ferland co-authored a piece titled, "Undertaking Property Repair Or Replacement As An Insurer" in Law360 discussing the risks, potential benefits and legal issues involved in an insurer’s decision to undertake repair or replacement, rather than pay the value of damage or take property at an agreed-upon value.

Colo. Appraisal Dispute Seems To Discount True Impartiality [Law360]

August 29, 2017

Paul Ferland co-authored a piece titled, "Colo. Appraisal Dispute Seems To Discount True Impartiality" in Law360 discussing the recent decision of the Colorado Court of Appeals in Owners Insurance Co. v. Dakota Station II Condominium Assoc., 2017 WL 3184568 (Colo.App. 2017).

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

So You Think You Know What Appraisals Are All About?

October 09, 2019 - Webinar

Dina Richman and Paul Ferland will present a webinar titled, "So You Think You Know What Appraisals Are All About?" on October 9, 2019.

Past Events

Deposition Guidelines for Insurance Adjusters

January 24, 2018 - St. Petersburg, Florida

Practice Areas

Industry Sectors

Education

  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005
  • State University of New York – Brockport, B.A., 2001
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court -- New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

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