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Michael Scott Savett

Michael Scott Savett

Practice areas:

Insurance, Litigation

Michael Savett

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About Me

Michael Savett's practice concentrates on counseling insurance companies in coverage and bad faith matters involving commercial liability, automobile, homeowners, directors and officers, and professional liability claims. His experience includes providing coverage analysis, case management, design and implementation of cost-sharing agreements, and advice concerning methods of bad faith and coverage dispute avoidance. Mr. Savett also represents businesses in complex commercial disputes.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Insurance: 80%
    19 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    19 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

Contact Info

Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton

535 Rt. 38 E.
Suite 501
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton

518 E. Township Line Rd.
Suite 300
Blue Bell, PA, 19422

Nelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton

1 Battery Park Plaza
32nd Floor
New York, NY, 10004

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200503/13/2015
NJActive199603/14/2015
PAActive199604/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pennsylvania Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Registered Professional Liability UnderwriterProfessional Liability Underwriting Society2002

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNelson Levine de Luca & Hamilton2013 - Present
PartnerWeber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby, LLP2005 - 2013
Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP2002 - 2005
Environmental Claims CounselKemper Insurance Company2000 - 2002
Budd Larner, P.C.1996 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Foundation for Celiac AwarenessBusiness Advisory Council2011 - Present
Defense Research InstituteN/A2007 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law SectionMember2007 - Present
Temple Political & Civil Rights Law ReviewManaging Editor1995 - 1996

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Pennsylvania National Mutual Casualty Insurance Company v. SprouseSummary judgment in favor of insurance company
Axelrod v. Magna Carta Cos.Judgment in insurer's favor upheld on appeal
Ruoff v. American AsphaltReversal on appeal in favor of UIM insurer

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Excess and Umbrella Insurance Compendium (Pennsylvania section)2012
Mealey's Litigation Reports: InsuranceNo 'Occurrence' For Faulty Workmanship, 3rd Circuit Affirms2010
Pennsylvania Law WeeklyMind the Gap2009
PLUS JournalNew York State Ends Adherence to Notice-Prejudice Rule2008
Mealey's Emerging Insurance DisputesCopyright Infringement Did Not Occur In The Course Of Advertising, Judge Determines2007
New Jersey Law JournalTesting the Limits of Auto Insurance Exclusions2006
PLUS JournalInsured's Alteration of Medical Records May Not Negate Duty to Defend2005
New Jersey Law JournalDefense Fees for Noncovered Claims Subject to Recovery2004
PLUS JournalInsurers Responsible for Advancing Tyco, Adelphia Executives' Legal Fees2004
The Legal Intelligencer'Inferred Intent' Rule Gains Wider Application2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of DelawarePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993