John A. V. Nicoletti

John A. V. Nicoletti

Managing Partner
Location:
New York, New York
Phone:
212-220-3830 (Office)
646-945-4042 (Cell)
Fax:
212-220-3780
Email:

JOHN V. NICOLETTI , admitted to bar, 1978, New York .  Education:  New York University (B.A., cum laude, 1974); Fordham University (J.D., 1977).  Memberships:  American Bar Association; The Maritime Law Association of the United States (Member, Committee on Marine Insurance); Associate Member, American Association of Average Adjusters.  CONCENTRATION:  Insurance and Reinsurance Law; Admiralty Law; Trial and Civil Litigation.  Martindale Attorney Rating, AV.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Coverage: Mr. Nicoletti represents the interests of major international and domestic underwriters in federal and state courts throughout the United States. He advises clients on a full range of insurance and reinsurance matters, with a focus on marine, inland marine, commercial property & casualty and energy insurance.
  • Pollution Response: Mr. Nicoletti counsels clients following pollution incidents on how to respond to the incident in compliance with federal and state law (e.g., Oil Pollution Act of 1990, Clean Water Act, CERCLA and state equivalents), on coordinating with governmental agencies responding to the incident and on how to manage third-party claims arising out of the incident.
  • Shipping/Transportation Litigation: Mr. Nicoletti regularly represents a variety of interests in the shipping and transportation industries in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration, throughout the United States in connection with lawsuits arising out of maritime casualties, pollution incidents, cargo damage, charter party disputes, maritime liens, salvage, personal injury and commercial disputes.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. - 1977
  • New York University
    • B.A. cum laude - 1974

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA: Transportation: Shipping: Litigation (2009 – Current)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Maritime, 2006 – Current)
  • The New York Area's Best Lawyers (Maritime, 2006 – Current)
  • Super Lawyers, New York – Metro (Insurance Coverage, 2006 – Current)
  • US Legal 500: Litigation: Insurance: Shipping (2007)
  • Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Proctor in Admiralty and Member, Committee on Marine Insurance
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Member