Carol Ann Weinman joined Hickey Smith as a Senior Counsel, and brings more than three decades of experience working in a broad range of insurance and general litigation matters specializing in insurance defense work. Carol Ann has represented clients in various cases involving general, auto and premises liability matters, transportation related actions, medical malpractice, product liability, and personal injury. She also has extensive experience drafting affidavits, preparing coverage opinions, and appearing at mediations and appeals hearings representing clients in matters involving construction and labor law issues, municipal liability and insurance coverage litigation.
Carol Ann began her legal career as in-house counsel for a national insurance service organization, where she began developing expertise on insurance law matters. She also served as in-house counsel for a nationally recognized insurance brokerage firm, where she focused on insurance coverage matters and provided insurance defense litigation. She has provided legal guidance to insurers on workers compensation issues, managed claims of assigned risk insurance pools, and provided legal analysis for various corporate departments in such areas as copyright, computer, bankruptcy, and employment/labor law.
Carol Ann earned her Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University in New York City, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Manhattanville College.
- Independently managed full caseload of insurance law matters, municipal liability, premises liability, property damage, and general liability, leading to successful results from either trail outcome or settlement
- Utilized expertise to successfully handle court appearances, hearings, depositions, and motion practice, providing clients with positive results
- Provided clients with favorable results in premises liability, general liability, insurance coverage, automobile liability, and construction/Labor law cases