Peter Fabiankovic

Peter M. Fabiankovic

Associate

Peter M. Fabiankovic

Associate

  • Overview

    Biography

    Peter Fabiankovic focuses his practice on insurance coverage analysis and litigation, reinsurance litigation, and commercial litigation, and he has experience in both federal and state courts and arbitral forums. He is a member of the firm’s Insurance + Reinsurance Group.

    Insurance Coverage

    A substantial portion of Mr. Fabiankovic’s work concerns coverage matters arising out of property and casualty, commercial general liability, directors and officers liability, financial institutions liability, employment practices liability, and fidelity insurance policies. Along with his significant caseload of insurance coverage and commercial matters, Mr. Fabiankovic regularly reviews and analyzes insurance policies to draft coverage opinions and disclaimer letters for clients. He takes insureds’ examinations under oath to assist insurers in their coverage investigations. Mr. Fabiankovic drafts complex legal documents, including appellate briefs, motions to dismiss, and motions for summary judgment. He often appears for motions and conferences before state courts, arbitration hearings, and mediations.

    Pretrial Preparation

    Mr. Fabiankovic has experience in all pretrial matters, including serving as a main point of contact with clients, developing initial case strategies, and negotiating and settling cases with opposing counsel. He manages all aspects of discovery, takes depositions, regularly appears before state and federal courts for conferences and motions, and drafts complex documents, which has included several successful dispositive motions.

    Knowing the value of quality, efficient legal work, Mr. Fabiankovic tailors his representation to meet his clients’ individual needs and preferences. In addition to always being accessible to address an issue or respond to a concern, he also reaches out to clients to keep them apprised of every step in the case or any development in the law.

    Regulatory Counseling

    Mr. Fabiankovic’s practice includes regulatory counseling for insurers on far-reaching legal issues affecting the development, administration, marketing, and sale of insurance products, including life insurance and annuities.

  • Experience
    • Experience

      Experience

      • Drafted dispositive motion for summary judgment, including opposing insureds' and other carriers' motions in federal court on the proper allocation of indemnity for long-tail exposure claims against the insured, involving insolvent carriers, exhausted insurance policies, and gaps in insurance coverage. *

      • Drafted successful motion for judgment on pleadings in federal court, establishing that the plaintiff lacked standing to seek recovery for Hurricane Sandy damage to an insured dwelling and that there was likewise no merit to his breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and negligence causes of action. *

      • Drafted successful motion for a discovery protective order in federal court to block an insured's attempt to obtain "other insured" discovery that would have cost the insurer millions of dollars to compile. *

      * Atty. Fabiankovic was counsel in these representative matters before joining Robinson+Cole.

    • Honors + Awards

      Honors + Awards

      Selected as a Rising Star to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list.

  • NEWS + PRESS
    • News

      R+C News Releases

      • October 17, 2017

        Robinson+Cole Lawyers Recognized by Super Lawyers®

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