Michael A. Kosar
Counsels and defends clients in construction defect, environmental exposure and contamination, workplace accidents, and Dram Shop/liquor liability claims involving high exposure bodily injury and property loss
Michael A. Kosar is a Principal in the firm's Casualty Litigation Department. In his practice, he counsels and defends clients in construction defect, environmental exposure and contamination, workplace accidents, and Dram Shop/liquor liability claims involving high exposure bodily injury and property loss.
Mr. Kosar is an experienced litigator who has committed over two decades to defending clients, including real estate developers, general contractors, subcontractors, fuel suppliers, retail merchants, and bars and restaurants, in arbitration, mediation, and at trial. His practice includes defending fuel suppliers and other merchants in third party property damage claims, class actions, and subrogation matters. He also defends bars and restaurants in Dram Shop/liquor liability claims and acts as monitoring counsel for such claims on behalf of establishments excess insurance carriers. He has argued before and been affirmed by the New Jersey Appellate Division and was asked to appear Amicus Curiae on behalf of the New Jersey Fuel Merchants Association.
A frequent speaker on the issues and challenges facing his clients, Mr. Kosar has presented seminars on litigation strategy, trial preparation, insurance policy and contract interpretation, liability claims evaluation, and defense and indemnification evaluation.