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Powerhouse Litigator Joins WSHB as Partner

February 14, 2018

WSHB is pleased to announce that powerhouse litigator Michelle Arbitrio has joined WSHB’s New York office as partner.

Arbitrio is a familiar name to many, enjoying international recognition for her results both inside and outside the courtroom. Her practice focuses on professional liability, commercial, life insurance, securities and employment litigation.

“WSHB impressed me with its deep commitment to client service, diversity and collaboration while truly being at the forefront of litigation management,” said Arbitrio. “This is a move which I approached with the utmost due diligence, knowing that I wanted to find a home where I can continue my professional growth while best serving clients.”

A sought-out speaker and thought leader on emerging issues in the professional liability arena, Arbitrio is a leader in this area. At her prior firm, she served as Chair of the national Specialty Professional Risks practice. Her accolades include being named a Rising Star and one of Westchester’s 40 Under 40.

“We are thrilled that Michelle has joined the firm as an integral part of our professional liability team in New York,” said Dan Berman, Firm Chairman and Co-founder. “We believe that Michelle’s extensive knowledge and understanding of the business of insurance, combined with her legal expertise will make her a valuable asset to the firm.”

Arbitrio graduated cum laude from Pace University School of Law. She received her undergraduate degree cum laude from Providence College. She is licensed to practice in both New York and Connecticut. Arbitrio is also a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS), Claims and Litigation Management (CLM), and Association of Life Insurance Counsel (ALIC).

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