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July 2018

Gregg Minkin Joins Gordon & Rees as Partner in the New York Office

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani welcomes Gregg D. Minkin as partner in the firm's New York office. Minkin joins the firm's Commercial Litigation, Construction, Insurance, Labor, Employment and Tort & Product Liability practice groups. Two associates James Nally and Michael Lopes will also join the New York Office with Minkin.  All three were previously with Hinshaw law firm in New York City.

"We are thrilled Gregg is joining our New York office," said Virginia Squitieri, office co-managing partner. "He has a depth of experience handling product liability cases and vast experience with class action lawsuits. His experience and litigation skills will be an asset as we continue to service the legal needs of our clients in the northeast and nationwide."

Minkin has a national practice with an emphasis in the areas of product liability, professional liability, director’s and officer’s liability, marine and cargo, insurance law and coverage, commercial disputes, contract preparation and disputes, appeals, construction, civil rights and employment law. He specializes in product liability defense with a focus on defending domestic and foreign manufacturers and distributors in civil litigation in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Minkin has more than 20 years of experience defending product liability and breach of warranty cases involving a wide variety of products, including household goods and appliances, automotive products including tires, building materials, plumbing materials, batteries, power tools, bicycles and components, children’s toys, holiday electric decorations, theatrical props, gasoline additives, etc. He routinely defends class action lawsuits, multi-district litigation, wrongful death and other large exposure cases. He also regularly acts as national counsel for manufacturers of recalled products. His knowledge and experience in this area enables him to provide valuable insight and needed assistance to clients both during the recall process and in handling resulting claims.

Minkin is admitted in New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma.

He earned his law degree cum laude from Union University, Albany School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Muhlenberg College.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 51 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country. Additionally, in 2018 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 40 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 45 on its Diversity Scorecard.

Michael Lopes
Gregg D. Minkin
James J. Nally