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Tessitore, Anthony M. Partner

Tessitore, Anthony M. Partner

Practice Focus

Anthony Tessitore’s practice focuses on the handling of complex civil matters including a wide array of insurance defense and coverage disputes. He has represented various domestic and foreign insurers in both litigated and non-litigated matters and has appeared in both State and Federal Courts on behalf of his clients. 

Anthony’s practice includes advising and representing clients across various business lines including with respect to: complex general liability matters, technology, cyber, and media related risks, environmental, toxic tort & health hazard claims, professional liability and malpractice matters, first party property losses, accident and health claims, aviation related disputes, employment practices liability, and intellectual property/coverage B claims. He is regularly asked to advise insurers on questions regarding alternative risk transfer under comprehensive general liability and other policies.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Tressler LLP, Anthony was senior counsel at a global law firm. From 2011-2014, Anthony was recognized as a “Rising Star” in his practice area by the nationally recognized publication, Super Lawyers.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The American Bar Association
  • The Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey
  • The Defense Research Institute
  • Union County Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, formerly the Council on Litigation Management
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society

News

Presentations

  • “Claim Prevention: The Cheaper Way to Managing Risk” – Presentation/Webinar to Architects, Engineers and Design Professionals –– September 2017
  • “Emerging Litigation Risks” – Presentation NorthEast Corporate Counsel Conference – April/June 2017
  • “Policy Rescission and Pre-Existing Conditions” – Presentation to Life, Health and Disability Insurers at Lloyd’s of London – October 2016
  • “Concussion – The Next Big Headache for Insurers?” – Presentation to Life, Health and Disability Insurers at Lloyd’s of London – April 2016
  • “The Relationship between Primary and Excess Insurers: Claims Handling Considerations, Problems and Pitfalls” (June 2016) – Presentation to various domestic insurance carriers
  • “Cutting-Edge Trends & Developments in Allocation,” Panel Presentation, Perrin Conferences, May 2016
  • “ERISA Implications for a Personal Accident Claim in the United States,” November 2015
  • “Developments in Cyber Risk Insurance & Case Law Update,” Panel Presentation, NorthEast Corporate Counsel Forum, April 2015
  • The Erosion of the Attorney Client and Work Product Privileges, May 2014 “Square Peg Round Hole: Landmark Coverage Decision Finds No Coverage for Data Breach under CGL Form” - Litigation Management Magazine (Summer 2014)