Julianna is a founding partner of the firm. She has been practicing insurance law and professional and management liability defense in New York for more than thirty years. 


Large and complex exposure cases make up the majority of Julianna’s casework in addition to significant program business involving Directors & Officers, Employment Practice Liability and Errors & Omissions cases nationwide. Julianna is a well-recognized and experienced counselor and advocate for Management Liability, Employment Practice Liability, and Professional Liability for major domestic and international insurers.


Julianna is a frequent lecturer for legal and insurance industry organizations such as The New York State Bar Association, The American Bar Association, The New York State Trial Lawyers Association, The Professional Liability Underwriting Society, The Practicing Law Institute, The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, The College of Insurance, The American Conference Institute, The Risk and Insurance Management Society, EuroForum, Tillinghast Towers & Perrin, and The Bermuda Insurance Institute. She is also the recipient of a National Association of Insurance Women Industry Recognition Award. 


Julianna has been named by New York Super Lawyers as one of the top attorneys in the greater Metropolitan New York area for the years 2009 through 2017. She is also among the "Top Women" for the years 2012 through 2017 as determined by New York Super Lawyers.


Julianna's articles and commentary have appeared in The National Underwriter, Insurance Times, Risk Management Magazine, CFO Magazine, The Journal of the American Bar Association, Institutional Investor, Treasury & Risk Management Magazine, The International Insurance Law Review, The International Company and Commercial Law Review, The Sexual Harassment Litigation Reporter, The Employment Litigation Reporter, The National Law Journal and The San Francisco Recorder.




Practice Areas
Directors & Officers Litigation 

Employment Practices Litigation

Insurance Coverage

- Litigation/Arbitration

- Director and Officers

- Employment Practices

- E&O and Professional

- Financial Institutions

- General and Excess

Miscellaneous Professional Liability



Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1983

- Fordham Environmental Law Review

New York University, B.A., 1980

Bar and Court Admissions
New York

U.S. District Courts – Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York

Other Professional Affiliations

Vice-Chair of the Professionals’, Officers’ & Directors’ Liability Committee of the American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section (1998 – 2008)


Instructor at PLUS University


New York County Lawyers Association


Association of Professional Insurance Women


International Who’s Who of Professionals