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Kissel Straton & Wilmer LLP

Richard Kissel
580 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
914.733.7750
rkissel@kphwlaw.com


About Kissel Straton & Wilmer LLP:

Kissel Straton & Wilmer LLP (“KSW”), formerly Kissel Hirsch & Wilmer LLP, was founded in 1998 by a group of experienced well-regarded insurance and reinsurance law experts in order to provide the highest level of services to its clientele.  We conduct our work efficiently, in partnership with our clients, and foster long-term relationships marked by strong communication and transparency. KHW tailors its services to each client’s philosophy and approach to commercial relationships. We strive to make a difference for our clients on each instruction and pride ourselves on our innovative and personal approach to our recommendations and resolution strategies.

Our Cyber team services our insurance clients and is a core strength of our firm. KSW has assisted our clients in product development, claims and coverage analysis, policy drafting, and dispute resolution under cyber policies. We have an experienced group of professionals, partners and associates led by Rich Kissel, Jennifer Straton, Fred Wilmer, Meredith Coleman, Jennifer Stivrins, Sal Barone, Barbara Agulnek, and Ben Gonson, who are assisted by a strong group of associates

Over the past few years, we have created an Emerging/ Disruptive Technologies Practice Group led by Jennifer Straton and Meredith Coleman.  This practice group focuses on blockchain technology, cryptocurrency, AI/machine learning, other new technologies and their impacts on the insurance industry/insured business areas. Our team has presented on these topics in the U.S., London and Bermuda markets.

KHW’s main office is in Tarrytown, NY, with offices in New Jersey, NYC, and Garden City, NY.Target

Survey Answers

Target Client Size
all company sizes
Does US business in
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West
Does international business in
Canada, Continental Europe, United Kingdom
Primary Service Offering
Legal (compliance, defense, coaching, etc.)
Number of employees
16-20
Number of attorneys 100 percent focused on cyber law
6-10
Number of carrier-approved panels company is on
About 20
Number of breaches worked on in the past year
About 300
Who are your clients
Insurance Companies
Year firm started practicing cyber
2007