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Brett A. Scher

Kaufman Dolowich Voluck & Gonzo LLP

New York, NY, USA

Brett A. Scher is a Partner at Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP, where he serves as the Co-Chair of the firm's Professional Liability Practice Group. His practice includes litigation in the fields of professional liability, insurance coverage disputes, commercial matters, securities, and general liability. Brett's practice addresses litigation on the trial and appellate levels throughout the United States in both state and federal courts. In the area of professional liability, Brett's practice includes complex attorney malpractice claims arising from underlying commercial litigation, securities law, real estate, personal injury, corporate governance, entertainment law and patent/trademark issues.

He also represents several companies with respect to the defense of class action claims under Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. Brett also represents accountants, actuaries and insurance brokers/agents and third party administrators on errors and omissions claims. He also specializes in claims involving real estate issues - including the defense of home appraisers, surveyors, home inspectors, real estate agents, lenders, building management companies, and real estate brokers. His insurance coverage practice focuses on policy drafting and coverage services with respect to professional liability policies, technology policies, investment management policies and commercial general liability policies. He is currently serving as international coverage/monitoring counsel for two of the largest domestic insurers, supervising securities law class actions and professional negligence claims arising from the collapse of the real estate market and several financial institutions.


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