Location: New York City

Joan M. Gilbride

Joan is the managing partner of KBR’s national Employment and Workplace Management Team. Her practice focuses on the representation of management in employment litigation and complex commercial litigation. Her practice also includes insurance coverage litigation and professional liability defense. Practicing law since 1987, Joan has obtained extensive pre-trial, trial, and appellate experience in both individual… Read more »

Judy M. Fisher

Judy is involved on behalf of insurers in all aspects of insurance coverage matters, including analysis of complex issues arising out of Employment Practices Liability, Directors and Officers Liability, Sexual Abuse & Molestation Liability and Professional Liability claims. She advises insurers regarding liabilities faced by employers and underwriting considerations relevant to insuring those liabilities.  In… Read more »

Patrick S. Dowdle

Patrick is a partner who represents international and domestic insurers in coverage matters involving Directors and Officers Liability, Cyber Liability and Tech E&O, Financial Institutions (including banking, private equity, investment advisers and other alternative asset managers), ERISA and Fiduciary Liability, Errors & Omissions and Professional Liability, and Employment Practices and Wage and Hour Liability.  Patrick… Read more »

Barbara-Ann M. Costello

Barbara is a partner with the firm practicing in the areas of Directors and Officers Liability, Employment Practices and Wage & Hour Liability, Fiduciary Liability, Privacy and Cyber Liability, Professional Liability and General Liability Coverage, and Insurance Coverage Litigation and Arbitration. Her practice also includes the drafting of insurance policies and the representation of insurers… Read more »

Ruth Corcoran

Ruth is a partner whose practice focuses on the defense of hospitals, physicians, nurses and other healthcare entities in Medical Malpractice litigation.  Prior to joining KBR, Ruth worked as a Legal Compliance Specialist for a Manhattan-based ambulatory surgery center management firm where she gained exposure to issues pertaining to risk management, malpractice insurance and litigation,… Read more »

Betsy Baydala

Betsy is a partner practicing in the fields of Medical Malpractice, particularly focusing on Healthcare Law, and Privacy and Data Security. Betsy is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) and handles healthcare-related cyber liability matters. Betsy has counseled healthcare clients on cyber issues, including HIPAA/HITECH and regulatory compliance, pre-breach risk assessments and best practices…. Read more »

Kenneth G. Abeyratne

Kenneth is an associate attorney in the firm’s Employment and Workplace Management group, primarily focusing on Employment Practices Litigation. He represents employers in a variety of employment-related litigation matters including discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination claims. He also represents international and domestic insurers in coverage matters involving employment practices liability. During law school, Kenneth interned… Read more »

Jonathan D. Rubin

Jonathan is a partner in Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan LLP’s New York City office. His practice areas include Medical Malpractice Defense, Long Term Care, and Nursing Home Defense, Health Care, Products Liability Defense and General Liability Defense Litigation. He is a former President of The Association for Healthcare Risk Management of New York (AHRMNY) and… Read more »