Denise Santangelo is the Managing Partner of Santangelo & Rodriguez, P.C., working primarily from the firm’s New York location and concentrating in Insurance matters in Coverage and Subrogation.
Ms. Santangelo is Super Lawyer rated every year since 2013, and, year after year has been voted one of the Top Women Attorneys in New York.
Ms. Santangelo heads her team of experienced attorneys in defending insureds under commercial general liability policies for various Specialty Claims. She and her team routinely handle various complex general liability matters, including: dram shop, construction liability, trucking and transportation liability, environmental liability, professional liability, bad faith, extra-contractual liability, and premises liability matters.
Throughout her career, she has handled various legal matters, both domestically and internationally, ranging from large international disputes to small-specialized claims.
Ms. Santangelo routinely represents insurance carriers and surplus lines carriers in actions involving all forms of coverage throughout the United States. Ms. Santangelo also defends and protects the rights of insurance companies and their insureds, at the insurers’ direction, as well as municipalities and corporations throughout various states. Since Ms. Santangelo’s career began on the claim’s side at Swiss Reinsurance Company in New York and in Zurich, Switzerland, she has first-hand knowledge and experience with the claims’ process. Therefore, she is well suited to handle all loss types for insurance carriers.