Deborah M. Minkoff is a member of the firm, resident in the Philadelphia office. She joined the firm in 1984 and is vice chair of the Global Insurance Department, where she represents clients in complex coverage litigation and counsels clients on liability coverage issues.
Deborah’s representative cases include disputes under claims-made liability coverages, employers liability coverage, professional liability coverage, medical professional liability coverage, and sexual misconduct claims under both professional liability coverage and commercial liability coverage. In the matters that Deborah has handled during her career at the firm, she obtained important holdings for the insurance industry in cases of first impression.
Deborah has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America in the area of Insurance Law, and as a Super Lawyer. In December 2012, Business Insurance recognized Deborah as one of its 25 "Women to Watch." She is a frequent lecturer on self-insured retention and large deductible policies, claims-made coverages, risk tolerance and negotiation skills. Deborah graduated from Franklin and Marshall College and is a graduate of Villanova Law School, where she was a member of the Law Review and received the Pulling Award for outstanding student authorship.