Andrew N. Bourne, a commercial litigator, has helped clients obtain hundreds of millions in insurance proceeds and other recoveries. Andrew represents corporate and individual policyholders in federal and state courts across the country. He litigates significant and cutting-edge insurance cases involving a wide range of insurance contracts, including: commercial general liability, directors and officers, errors and omissions, property and business interruption, professional liability and multimedia errors and omissions policies, as well as fidelity bonds. Andrew also has a diverse general litigation background, which includes litigation involving general commercial and contractual disputes, partnership disputes and construction disputes, among others.
Prior to joining Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney, Andrew was a founding partner of Bourne & Zakheim LLP, a boutique law firm dedicated to representing policyholders with insurance counseling and recovery across virtually all policy lines. He also practiced in the leading policyholder-only coverage practices of Dickstein Shapiro LLP and Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP. Before entering private practice, Andrew served as a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Named a "Local Litigation Star" by Benchmark Litigation, 2019, 2020
New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition© Super Lawyer - Insurance 2018, 2019
New York Metro Super Lawyers “Rising Star”- Insurance, 2013 – 2017
New York City Bar Association, Insurance Committee, 2009-2011
American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Associate Editor
Represents a manufacturer of agrichemical products in arbitration concerning insurance coverage in excess of $700 million brought in connection with settlements that resolved thousands of claims brought by farmers and grain distributors arising from the client’s sale of a product rejected by a foreign country.
Represents an apparel firm in connection with its claim for insurance coverage arising from the conversion of the client’s merchandise.
Represents the owner of a 30-unit New York City apartment building in connection with its claim for insurance coverage for damage caused by construction of an adjacent $100 million apartment complex.
Represents a commercial property owner and a housing cooperative in insurance coverage dispute relating to damage to clients’ property caused by a university’s construction at a neighboring property.
Represents an upscale national eatery in connection with a claim for coverage for business interruption loss arising from an alleged salmonella outbreak.
Represents an assignee of insurance coverage rights under an executive liability insurance policy seeking coverage and bad faith damages arising from an underlying matter seeking tens of millions of dollars in damages.
Successfully represented a New York City casino in a claim for coverage for business interruption losses resulting from Superstorm Sandy.
Successfully represented the owners of several prominent hotels and restaurants in litigation with their insurers concerning business interruption losses arising from Superstorm Sandy.
Successfully represented a former director of a major art gallery in connection with a claim for insurance coverage arising out of a defamation lawsuit.
Successfully represented a leading high-tech professional services firm in negotiations with its insurer concerning coverage for a class-action lawsuit alleging unfair trade practice claims.
Successfully represented a private equity portfolio green energy company in connection with a claim for insurance coverage under an Extended Warranty Contractual Liability policy.
Successfully represented a Delaware real estate holding company in connection with an insurance dispute over damage caused by fire.
Successfully represented a public agency in connection with a claim for insurance coverage under a cyber-liability insurance policy.
News & Insights
- The Fate of Pro Rata Allocation In Long-Tail Claims Governed By New York Law in the Wake of Viking Pump: Hold A Viking Funeral or Pump the Brakes?Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, 08.12.2018Publication
- Bloomberg Law Insights, 02.12.2018Publication
- HNRK Strengthens Services of Insurance Coverage Litigation & Counseling Practice; Firm Welcomes Partner Andrew N. Bourne05.05.2015News
- Bar of the State of New York
- U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit