Mufaddal Mithaiwala is a senior associate in WSHB's White Plains office. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation and insurance services, counseling a wide array of clients from mid-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies, in a variety of complex legal matters. Mufaddal also represents domestic and international insurers and reinsurers in a wide range of complex insurance coverage disputes arising from commercial general liability, commercial auto liability, professional liability, umbrella liability and excess liability policies. He has extensive experience in advising clients on claims handling issues and developing cost-effective strategies in coverage disputes, where he has achieved various successes.

Mufaddal utilizes his insurance experience and expertise in state and federal courts to identify early opportunities for favorable outcomes for his clients and has also litigated coverage disputes in jurisdictions across the nation. On behalf of his clients, Mufaddal prepares thorough coverage analyses, which formulate strategic plans, analyzes complex litigation and policy issues, and employs innovative and cost-effective solutions. Along with his insurance coverage experience, he aptly handles complex commercial litigation on cutting-edge issues from inception to completion.

He has also seen success in high-profile coverage disputes at arbitration and mediation and has been instrumental in trial preparation for various multi-million dollar insurance coverage matters. Before joining WSHB, Mufaddal gained experience in the insurance industry from renowned law firms in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. He is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey as well as their respective federal courts. Additionally, Mufaddal is an active member of the South Asian Bar Association.



  • New England Law - Boston (J.D., 2017)
    • Dean’s List Awards
    • CHHEP Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
    • ABA Negotiation Competition (1st Place)
    • Public Service Honor Roll
  • Rutgers University (B.A., 2013)

Licensed to Practice in

  • New York
  • U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey 



  • South Asian Bar Association

Honors & Recognitions

  • Named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" for Insurance Coverage in New Jersey (2023)

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