Allan J. RotlewiczAllan Rotlewicz is an associate in the Retail and Hospitality, Insurance Coverage, and Toxic Torts practice groups. Allan practices in the areas of casualty defense, including premises and product liability, coverage disputes, and toxic tort litigation.

He has effectively defended retailers in numerous cases involving significant personal injuries and property damage. Throughout the litigation process, Allan advises clients on all critical issues, including Medicare compliance, worker’s compensation, and indemnification.

As part of the initial intake of every new claim, Allan will analyze whether a third party may be responsible to his client for its defense and indemnification. This includes a detailed review of the applicable contracts, insurance policies, and other agreements between the parties.

Regarding insurance coverage, Allan assists insurers in all aspects of a coverage dispute, including pre-suit investigations, coverage evaluations, responses to civil remedy notices, declaratory judgment and bad faith litigation. He defends property insurers throughout Florida in first party coverage matters regarding claims for windstorm, fire, mold, theft, and water losses. Allan has participated in numerous jury trials in cases brought by insureds and vendors (AOB claims).

Allan also practices in the area of asbestos litigation for clients manufacturing products such as boilers, gaskets, packing and automotive parts. He handles all aspects of litigation including discovery, depositions, and trial preparation.

Before joining Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, Allan practiced in the areas of property damage, insurance coverage, and general civil litigation for a New York City-based law firm. While in law school, Allan clerked for the Honorable Donald S. Kurtz, Supreme Court, Kings County, New York.

  • Language

    • Spanish
  • Education

    Brooklyn Law School - J.D. , 2008
    Muhlenberg College - B.S., Political Science , 2005
    • Minor in Spanish
  • Bar Admissions

    • Florida (2011)
    • New York (2009)
    • New Jersey (2008)
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Courts of Florida (Southern, Middle)
    • U.S. District Court of New Jersey
    • U.S. District Court of New York (Eastern, Southern)
  • Professional & Civic Activities

    • Defense Research Institute
      • Young Lawyer Vice-Liaison to Retail & Hospitality Committee
  • Articles & Presentations

    • Co-author, "The Option to Repair: Making It Work," March 2017
    • “It’s Mission Critical: What You Need to Know About Accident Investigation and Preservation of Evidence,” Speaker and Author, Evolution Risk Workshop, 2016
    • "Litigation to Come: Insurance Policy Changes on Damage Cleanup," Daily Business Review, July 8, 2016
 
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