OUR PEOPLE

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

Cyndi is a partner and shareholder at SBRS. She concentrates her practice on arson and fraud investigation and litigation, and first party coverage matters. She also has extensive experience handling bad faith litigation involving underlying claim denials for arson/fraud and cases involving policy rescission. Cyndi conducts in-depth, multi-faceted investigations on behalf of her insurance clients and routinely conducts examinations under oath of policyholders... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Stephen is an Associate at Stewart Bernstiel Rebar and Smith. He concentrates his legal practice defending insureds and insurers in the areas of premises liability, medical malpractice, professional liability, products liability, commercial transportation, employment, workers’ compensation and products liability. His practice includes representation of clients from inception through trial in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Vince has over twenty years’ experience in litigation, having served as national coordinating counsel for Fortune 500 companies in nationwide and cross-border, industry-wide and individual matters through trial and appeal in federal and state courts. He presents seminars and publishes articles on a range of litigation... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Greg A. Delfiner has over a decade of experience in complex litigation. A significant portion of his practice involves representing clients in connection with insurance coverage issues and disputes, and liability defense matters, including those arising out of underlying mass tort claims, bad faith/extra-contractual claims, professional liability/errors and omissions, product liability... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Michael W. DeWitt is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who has litigated cases in most Ohio counties and in various federal courts across the country. He has argued appellate matters in Ohio appellate courts, and in the Fourth and Sixth Circuit U.S. Courts of Appeal. Mr. DeWitt represents corporate clients in business disputes, both prior to and after the institution of litigation... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Marco concentrates on arson and fraud investigation and litigation, and first party coverage matters. He assists his insurance industry clients in investigating all types of suspicious claims, including large-scale residential and commercial arsons, residential burglaries, commercial vandalism/burglaries, claims involving the mysterious disappearance of property... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Patrick has extensive experience in handling complex litigation matters with a focus on handling professional liability. Patrick has taken numerous civil matters through verdict in both bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. Additionally, Patrick has tried dozens of criminal matters... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Patrick J. Healey is a partner at SBRS. He has extensive experience in the civil litigation area, having handled cases of medical malpractice, automobile and premises liability, municipal liability, civil rights, products liability, employment litigation, insurance coverage, ERISA, and employment law. Patrick has conducted cases from initial pleading to discovery phases, through trial and appeal. FULL BIOGRAPHY
Cathleen is a partner and shareholder at SBRS. She has been advising and counseling clients in complex litigation matters for over a decade. She defends clients in claims pertaining to professional liability and errors and omissions, products liability, toxic tort, premise liability, security, health care, social services... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Frank is Of Counsel at SBRS. He has deep and broad experience in liability practice. He has been advising and counseling clients in complex litigation matters for more than two decades. He defends clients in claims pertaining to complex high exposure cases including personal injury, medical malpractice, automobile... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Jeannie Park Lee is an associate at SBRS. Her practice includes representing insureds and insurers in litigation pertaining to professional liability, products liability, toxic tort, premises liability, health care and employment issues. In addition, Jeannie has considerable experience representing insurers by conducting coverage investigations and defending coverage and bad faith lawsuits for both... FULL BIOGRAPHY
George McClellan is a partner in the firm practicing in the area of complex commercial litigation. With diverse experience in complex commercial class action litigation, a significant portion of his practice focuses on managed care litigation, dispute resolution, and regulatory compliance as well as complex insurance coverage issues and disputes... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Michael focuses primarily on resolution of insurance coverage disputes. He has substantial experience counseling and litigating on behalf of insurers and corporations in complex coverage and claims-related matters. Areas of particular experience include complex commercial general liability claims... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Seth is an associate in the New York Office of Stewart, Bernstiel, Rebar & Smith. He focuses his practice in complex litigation matters, representing both businesses and individuals. Seth splits his practice between representing professionals and organizations in civil litigations and representing businesses in commercial litigation matters. FULL BIOGRAPHY
Michael focuses his practice exclusively on the representation of insurers. For more than a decade, he has counseled and advised insurance companies and, when necessary, represented them in litigation involving complex insurance coverage matters and bad faith claims... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Nace concentrates his practice on insurance coverage and complex civil litigation. Nace has represented clients in a wide variety of high-stakes civil and criminal matters in the areas of insurance coverage, product liability, class actions, commercial disputes, election law, defamation, healthcare fraud, mortgage fraud, construction defects, entertainment law, and cyber law... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Bryan W. Petrilla is a partner practicing in the area of complex litigation. A significant portion of his practice involves representing insurers with respect to a wide range of coverage issues and disputes throughout the country, including those arising from mass tort, asbestos claims, professional liability/errors and omissions, workers compensation and employer liability... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Joyce S. Pickles has been practicing for almost a decade representing both carriers and insureds on the defense side. She specializes in coverage matters in both the first- and third-party liability context, but has also represented insureds in trucking, nursing home, premises liability and auto litigation. Joyce has represented carriers for coverage litigation matters involving issues of bad... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Nancy is a partner in the firm, with over 20 years of sophisticated insurance coverage experience, focusing on complex coverage litigation. She has extensive experience advising and representing national and international insurers with regard to a wide range of complex primary and excess third-party liability claims... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Michael J. Smith is a partner and shareholder in the firm practicing in the area of complex litigation. With extensive experience in various types of commercial litigation, a significant part of his practice includes counseling and representing clients regarding complex insurance coverage issues and disputes (at both the primary and umbrella/excess levels)... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Bill is a partner and shareholder in the firm. He has been a first and third party coverage attorney since 1990. He has successfully litigated complex coverage cases for insurer clients in 22 states, including some of the nation’s most challenging venues. Bill’s legal work has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the National Underwriter, Best’s Review, the National Law Journal, Business Insurance, NBC News... FULL BIOGRAPHY
Danielle A. Willard is an Associate in the firm focusing her practice on first- and third-party coverage issues. She has been involved in numerous complex coverage cases, including environmental and toxic tort matters. Danielle has also handled cases involving bad faith/extra-contractual claims, fraud, rescission, professional liability, construction defect, and excess/primary insurer relations... FULL BIOGRAPHY