Three Coffey Modica LLP attorneys were honored by Thomson Reuters for their annual Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists in 2023.
Founding Partner Michael W. Coffey and Partner Joseph A. D’Avanzo were selected as 2023 Super Lawyers, which recognizes the top-rated practicing attorneys across America, selected through a rigorous four-step nomination and evaluation process.
Coffey was also ranked as one of the top-rated construction litigation attorneys in White Plains, New York. Over the past 25 years, he has successfully arbitrated and mediated more than 300 cases. Having managed numerous high-profile insurance-related claims and litigated cases in the state of New York, Coffey has also acted as defense counsel in over 175 trial matters, representing various companies and syndicates in state and federal courts across the United States.
D’Avanzo, who serves as Chair of the Complex Litigation team and Senior Member of the Excess Trial team, was also named as one of the top-rated Business Litigation attorneys in White Plains, New York. His extensive legal practice encompasses intricate commercial and civil liability litigation in both state and federal courts. He has represented a diverse clientele, consisting of individuals and businesses from various sectors, such as aerospace, biotechnology, life sciences, construction, entertainment, fashion, sports, product manufacturing, real estate, and technology.
Associate Maxwell Bottini was selected as one of 2023’s Rising Stars, an honor given to attorneys who are under 40 years old or have been in practice for no more than 10 years. He was also named one of the top-rated Construction Litigation attorneys in White Plains, New York. Practicing out of the firm’s New York and Connecticut offices, Bottini has adeptly advocated for clients in intricate cases related to construction disputes and defects, product liability disputes, transportation issues, premises liability claims, both domestic and international reinsurance transactions, including captive insurance matters, as well as excess liability and casualty cases, achieving favorable outcomes.
“It is an honor to have multiple attorneys from Coffey Modica recognized as Super Lawyers across a variety of practice areas and geographic locations. As our firm marks its second anniversary, we are proud that the tireless work and strong results achieved for a wide array of clients has merited such recognition from the legal community. We look forward to continued success and growth in the years ahead,” said Michael W. Coffey.