Company: Wilson Elser LLP
Location: New York, NY, United States
NEW YORK, NY, February 10, 2015, Carl J. Pernicone, Partner and Attorney for Wilson Elser LLP, has been recognized by Elite American Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in insurance and re-insurance law.
Mr. Pernicone specializes in insurance, reinsurance, asbestos, lead, silica, workplace chemical exposure, and environmental liability, and strives for excellence in his every endeavor at the helm of Wilson Elser LLP. He has garnered a reputation of distinction and prominence for his strengths in the areas of emerging issues, including hydraulic fracturing and climate change, and he serves as the co-chair of the firm’s insurance-reinsurance coverage practice. He also utilizes his extensive experience with matters involving toxic tort and environmental liability claims, including property insurance claims, and handles complicated environmental issues to assist insurers facing claims in emerging coverage areas such as climate change and clean energy technologies.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience amassed over the course of an illustrious career, Mr. Pernicone has authored many publications, such as the ruling on specific causation in toxic tort cases. He became involved in his profession because he was motivated to follow a tradition of excellence, coming from a family of successful lawyers, so it was a natural choice for him to want to carry on their legacy. Also, he has always had an interest in political science, which has made for a natural flow as well.
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