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					                                    M c CABE & MACK LLP
    J. JOSEPH McGOWAN                                                                         PHILLIP SHATZ
       DAVID L. POSNER                     ATTORNEYS AT LAW                               MICHAEL A. HAYES, JR.
        ELLEN L. BAKER                                                                    HAROLD L. MANGOLD
      SCOTT D. BERGIN                                                                    ALBERT M. ROSENBLATT
     RICHARD R. DuVALL                                                                      RALPH A. BEISNER
       LANCE PORTMAN
                                            63 WASHINGTON STREET                            JESSICA L. VINALL
      RICHARD J. OLSON                        POST OFFICE BOX 509
    MATTHEW V. MIRABILE
     KIMBERLY HUNT LEE                    POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12602-0509
   CHRISTINA M. BOOKLESS                   TELEPHONE: (845) 486-6800                         JOHN E. MACK
 KAREN FOLSTER LESPERANCE                                                                     (1874-1958)
     REBECCA M. BLAHUT                         FAX: (845) 486-7621                         JOSEPH A. McCABE
     JODIE M. HANRAHAN
                                                                                              (1890-1973)
     MICHELLE ALMEIDA
        IAN C. LINDARS                                                                      EDWARD J. MACK
         SEAN M. KEMP                           www.mccm.com                                  (1910-1998)
     NOELLE M. PECORA
                                                                                           JOSEPH C. McCABE
                                                                                              (1925-1981)




DIRECT TELEPHONE: (845) 486-6800
E-MAIL: info@mccm.com



                                   INSURANCE DEFENSE LITIGATION RESUME

McCabe & Mack is a general practice firm consisting of 22 attorneys with a special litigation unit of
seven who handle insurance defense matters. We practice regularly in the Mid-Hudson Valley with a
particular emphasis on Dutchess, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Columbia, Greene, Ulster and
Sullivan counties and to a lesser extent, New York City and the Albany area. We also appear with
regularity in the Federal Courts of the Southern District and the Northern District of New York.

We routinely handle direct defense assignments from Amica Mutual Insurance Company, Eastern
Mutual Insurance Company, Tower Risk Management, New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance
Company, Sterling Insurance Company, Trident Insurance Services (Argonaut Insurance), Community
Mutual Insurance Company, New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal (NYMIR) and USAA. In
addition, we defend liability claims filed against Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation (our area’s
major utility). We also represent the City of Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County and the City of Newburgh
in the defense of general municipal claims as well as their police and public officials including
employment and civil rights claims. We also have and are handling matters for Hertz Claim
Management involving accidents with rental cars.

In addition to these direct dealings with insurance carriers we work closely with many third-party
administrators such as Gallagher Bassett, Crawford & Company, Vericlaims, Inc. and accept defense
assignments on behalf of their varied clients.

In lieu of listing all the attorneys in the firm, the following are those partners and associates, in the
special litigation unit, active in the areas of insurance defense and municipal liability and civil rights
claims.

David L. Posner, born July 21, 1949. Graduated New York University School of Law, Cum Laude,
1975; admitted State and Federal Courts, Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuit, and United
States Supreme Court; member of American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New
York State Trial Lawyers Association and American Board of Trial Advocates. David has been
designated as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2007.
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He joined McCabe & Mack in 1980 and became a partner in its litigation department in 1985. He
handles defense of personal injury and civil rights litigation as well as appeals in state and in federal
court. He has conducted trials in all the courts in which the office regularly appears including
automobile negligence, products liability, Labor Law, civil rights and police liability. He handles the
complete scope of all insurance defense files and also works extensively defending municipalities on
general negligence and civil rights claims in state and federal courts.

At the present time he is handling numerous claims pending against the City and Town of
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County and Newburgh and other municipalities in all areas of municipal
liability including civil rights, police, and employment.

Scott D. Bergin, born April 13, 1960. Graduated Albany Law School of Union University 1985. He
was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in December 1985, New York State Bar in January 1986, U.S.
District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts, 1986. He is a member of the Connecticut Bar
Association, New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar Association, New York State Trial
Lawyers Association and The Association of Defense Trial Attorneys.

He joined McCabe & Mack in August of 1985 and became a partner in July 1991 in its litigation
department. He handles the defense of personal injury files, including trials in automobile, premises
liability, municipal liability, civil rights, products liability, school liability, Dramshop and labor law
cases. He has taken numerous verdicts in a variety of State Supreme Courts. He has also handled
appeals in both State and Federal Courts.

Matthew V. Mirabile, born May 1, 1967. Graduated Pace University School of Law, 1992; admitted to
practice in New York 1993; member of New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar
Association and American Bar Association.

While attending law school, Mr. Mirabile interned with the office of the District Attorney of Orange
County as an appeals clerk writing appellate briefs. Prior to joining McCabe & Mack in July of 1996,
Mr. Mirabile worked as an associate with the law firm of Larkin & Axelrod, P.C. in Newburgh, New
York.

Since joining McCabe & Mack, Mr. Mirabile has taken numerous verdicts in State Supreme Court in the
defense of municipal liability and bodily injury claims in automobile and premises liability actions.
Matt routinely defends arbitrations administered by the American Arbitration Association and prosecutes
subrogation actions on behalf of our carriers. He became a partner in January, 2004.

Kimberly Hunt Lee, born August 10, 1975. Graduated Albany Law School of Union University in
1999; admitted to practice in New York in 2000; admitted U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern
Districts; member of New York State Bar Association, Dutchess County Bar Association and the New
York State Women’s Bar Association.

Since joining McCabe & Mack in August, 1999, Ms. Lee has participated in the defense of personal
injury files, including trials, in automobile and premises liability cases. Ms. Lee also has experience
conducting hearings and arguing appeals. She became a partner in January, 2009.
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Christina M. Bookless, born July 23, 1969. Graduated Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.,
cum laude, 1997; admitted to practice in New York in 1998; member of New York State Bar
Association and Dutchess County Bar Association.

Since joining McCabe & Mack in August, 1998, Ms. Bookless has participated in the defense of bodily
injury claims, including arguing appeals, conducting hearings, preparing pleadings and motions,
conducting depositions and appearing in Court for conferences.

Jodie M. Hanrahan, born September 3, 1976. Graduated from Binghamton University, State University
of New York, 1998; graduated from Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2001; admitted to
practice in New York in 2003; member of Dutchess County Bar Association, New York State Bar
Association and Mid-Hudson Women’s Bar Association.

Prior to joining McCabe & Mack, Ms. Hanrahan worked within the home office and claims departments
for a property and casualty insurer and handled various cases involving municipal liability, products
liability, school liability, premise liability, automobile liability, civil rights matters, as well as toxic torts
and environmental hazard cases.

Since joining McCabe & Mack in August, 2005, Ms. Hanrahan has participated in the defense of
automobile liability cases, premise liability, and civil rights matters, including preparing pleadings and
motions, conducting depositions and appearing in court for conferences.

Ian C. Lindars, born July 15, 1977. Graduated Boston University 1999; graduated Albany Law School
of Union University 2004. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2005; U.S. District Court,
Southern and Northern Districts in 2008. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and
Dutchess County Bar Association. He has also tried several small claims court cases and has experience
with Supreme Court trials as well.

Since joining McCabe & Mack in March, 2005, Mr. Lindars has participated in the defense of bodily
injury claims resulting from automobile, premise liability and other types of accidents. He also
represents insurance carriers in various types of subrogation claims resulting from auto, fire, flood and
other types of accidents. Mr. Lindars has experience in drafting and arguing appeals, conducting trial,
preparing pleadings and motions, conducting depositions and appearing in court for conferences.

				
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