New Jersey
951 Haddonfield Rd.
Suite A-2B
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Pennsylvania
512 Township Line Rd.
Suite 200-220
Blue Bell, PA 19422
New York
404 5th Avenue
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018
DC / Maryland
Rockville Plaza
2275 Research Blvd.
Rockville, MD 20850
Ohio
4200 Regent Street
Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43219
Michael S. Savett is a Partner in our Cherry Hill, NJ office where he focuses his practice in insurance coverage, bad faith, construction and transportation litigation.

Mr. Savett earned his J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Delaware. He is admitted to practice in the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, as well as in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Savett is frequently quoted by legal publications such as Law360 for analysis of complex insurance issues.

Practice Areas

Representative Cases

  • Represents property-and-casualty insurance Companies in complex coverage matters involving commercial liability, property, employment practices and errors-and-omissions claims.
  • Counsels insurance companies on methods of bad faith and coverage dispute avoidance
  • Served as claims counsel in the environmental division of major property-and-casualty insurer, managing environmental, construction defect and professional liability disputes

Bar Memberships & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals,Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Representative Articles/Publications

  • August 25, 2017 – 3rd Circ. Ruling Bolsters Insurers in Federal Forum Fights (expert analysis)
  • April 24, 2017 - Pa. 'Trigger' Ruling Eases Path To Toxic Cleanup Coverage (expert analysis)
  • April 21, 2017 - Travelers' 3rd Circ. Win Curbs Insurers' Asbestos Exposure (expert analysis)
  • December 14, 2016 - Honeywell Case Tests NJ Policyholders' Asbestos Liability (expert analysis)
  • August 4, 2016 - NJ Justices Rescue Builders From Limbo In Faulty Work Case (expert analysis)
  • July 16, 2016 - Stunted-Chicken Ruling Hatches Fight Over Defect Exclusions (expert analysis)
  • June 9, 2016 - Ch. 11 Ruling Curbs Policyholders' Use Of Excess Coverage (expert analysis)
  • Presenter, “Advertising Injury Coverage: Arguing Positions for False Advertising, Product Disparagement and IP Disputes" webinar, Strafford Publications, August 20, 2014
  • Co-Author, “2014 Bad Faith Compendium," FC&S Legal, August 2014
  • "Pa. Divide Over Employer Liability Exclusion May Be Ending,” Law360, March 26, 2014 (expert analysis)
  • Co-Author, “2013 Review of Third-Party Pollution Exclusion Decisions," Law360, December 16, 2013
  • Excess and Umbrella Insurance State-by-State Compendium – Pennsylvania section, Defense Research Institute (2012)
  • Co-Author, “New York State Ends Adherence to Notice-Prejudice Rule,” Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal, October 2008
  • Author, “Testing the Limits of Auto Insurance Exclusions,” New Jersey Law Journal, September 18, 2006
  • Author, “Insured's Alteration of Medical Records May Not Negate Duty to Defend." Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal, October 2005
  • Co-Author, “Defense Fees for Noncovered Claims Subject to Recovery." New Jersey Law Journal, August 23, 2004
  • Author, “Insurers Responsible for Advancing Tyco, Adelphia Executives' Legal Fees,” Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal, June 2004

Administrative Assistant

Shelley Crudele
PhoneDirect Dial +1 (856) 288-2406


Paralegal

Terri Ferrante
PhoneDirect Dial +1 (240) 790-9052
PhoneTelephone No. +1 (856) 347-4293 (ext.115)
Email:

Education

  • University of Delaware
  • Temple University Beasley School of Law