Barbara A. Sheehan

Barbara 212-329-0584
bsheehan@nicolettihornig.com
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Barbara Sheehan has been involved in all aspects of litigation involving employment practices liability, insurance coverage, reinsurance disputes, directors and officers liability, insurance brokers errors and omissions, legal malpractice, construction law, medical and hospital malpractice, and products liability before administrative bodies and in both state and federal courts. Sheehan has tried high-exposure civil cases to conclusion, argued nine cases before the New York Court of Appeals, and numerous cases before the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments, as well as appeals before the First and Second Circuit Courts of Appeal.

Barbara was a founding partner of the New York firm of Walsh & Sheehan, LLP, which joined its litigation and arbitration practice in the areas of professional liability and insurance and reinsurance with Peterson & Ross in July of 2000. Barbara was also previously an assistant district attorney in New York County under the leadership of Robert M. Morgenthau.

Bar Admissions:

New York
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Northern District of New York
First Circuit Court of Appeals
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Tax Court
U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of New York

Education:

Albany Law School Union University, J.D., 1984
Honors: Moot Court Board, Member
Honors: National Moot Court Team
Colgate University, B.A., 1981
Honors: Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society)


Classes/Seminars Taught:

Seminar, Insurance for Employment Practices Liability, Parklane Hotel, New York, New York, February 19, 1998
Seminar, Insurance for Employment Practices Liability, Parklane Hotel, New York, New York, February 25, 1999
Featured Speaker, Legal Malpractice Claims, American Bar Association, National Lawyers' Professional Liability Conference, Monarch Hotel, Washington, D.C., April 18, 2001 - April 20, 2001
Member, Defense Trial Team, Legal Malpractice Mock Trial, American Bar Association, National Lawyers' Professional Liability Conference, Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, September 11, 2002 - September 13, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships:

New York State Bar Association
American Bar Association, Legal Malpractice Section
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Professional Liability Underwriting Society
Albany Law School of Union University, Alumni Board of Trustees