Andrea Silk


P:212-683-7100 ext. 258

Meet Andrea

Andrea specializes in the wind-down of run-off programs, large scale settlement projects and legacy portfolio management. Andrea works directly with reinsurers and private equity groups to quickly evaluate and actively negotiate files for immediate resolution on various books of business and coordinating large scale file transfers and settlement projects for clients interested in reducing shelf life, legal and indemnity expenses.

Over the past five years, Andrea has reviewed, monitored and provided her clients with action plans for over 12,000 claims. She provides clients with a cost-effective way to manage large books of business by expanding on the traditional attorney-client relationship. She advises her clients on issues including adequate loss and expense reserves, loss analysis, cost effective litigation management and the implementation of proven resolution techniques from the inception of the claim. Andrea is also National Coordinating Counsel for Nationwide Auto and General Liability Programs.

Andrea’s traditional insurance defense practice focuses on general liability matters including premises cases,¬†hospitality, dram shop litigation,¬†automobile defense, subrogation and property damage. She lives in Glen Rock, NJ with her husband, 3 kids and dog named Bob.

Prior Work Experience
  • Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard and Smith, LLP, Partner, 2010-2016
  • Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman and Dicker, LLP, Associate, 2002-2010

Practice Areas

  • Premises Liability
  • Restaurant and Innkeeper Liability
  • Subrogation and Property Loss
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Construction Accident
  • Labor and Employment


  • New York, 2001


  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A., 1997

Professional Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
  • National Coordinating Counsel for Nationwide Auto & General Liability Programs