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Warren S. Koster

Warren S. Koster
366 Madison Ave
5th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Warren S. Koster is a Partner in our New York City office. He comes to HBS with extensive experience in a wide variety of insurance defense litigation, including products liability, professional liability, medical malpractice, and general liability. Other areas of specialty include labor law, employment practices litigation, and insurance coverage issues.

After law school, Warren joined the Kings County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor, where he was named one of the youngest deputy chiefs of the trial bureau in the office’s history. He continued his public service as Counsel to the Criminal Justice Coordinator to the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York. In this capacity, Warren advised the mayor’s office regarding a variety of issues concerning the mayor’s legislative agenda as it related to the criminal justice system. After moving into private practice, Warren was a founding partner of Koster, Brady & Nagler, LLP.

Warren received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, in International Relations from The American University.

ADMITTED

  • New York State
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, International Relations, The American University

PUBLICATIONS

Mr. Koster has published and lectured widely before industry and professional groups on issues related to many aspects of insurance defense litigation.  His many seminar papers, topic presentations, and related memoranda include:

  • “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”
  • “Workplace Related Injuries”
  • “Unfair Claim Settlement Practices”
  • “New York No-Fault Law”
  • “Premises Liability: An Overview of Procedures and Issues in New York State Law”
  • “Actions Brought on Behalf of Decedents”
  • “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in New York”
  • “Workers’ Compensation or No-Fault: A Memorandum Outlining and Discussing the Interplay Between No-Fault Law and Workers’ Compensation Law”
  • “The Duty to Defend and Indemnify”
  • “New York Practice: A Memorandum Describing the Procedures and Structure of Law Practice in the State of New York”
  • “The Omnibus Workers’ Compensation Reform Act of 1996: An Overview”
  • “Avoidance, Investigation, Litigation and Adjustment of Bus Claims”
  • “The Duty to Defend and Indemnify Third-Party and No-Fault Claims”

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Recognitions

New York, NY – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has added four attorneys to its New York City office as the firm expands to serve

Warren S. Koster is a Partner in our New York City office. He comes to HBS with extensive experience in a wide variety of insurance defense litigation, including products liability, professional liability, medical malpractice, and general liability. Other areas of specialty include labor law, employment practices litigation, and insurance coverage issues.

After law school, Warren joined the Kings County District Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor, where he was named one of the youngest deputy chiefs of the trial bureau in the office’s history. He continued his public service as Counsel to the Criminal Justice Coordinator to the Office of the Mayor of the City of New York. In this capacity, Warren advised the mayor’s office regarding a variety of issues concerning the mayor’s legislative agenda as it related to the criminal justice system. After moving into private practice, Warren was a founding partner of Koster, Brady & Nagler, LLP.

Warren received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and a B.A., cum laude, in International Relations from The American University.

ADMITTED

  • New York State
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, International Relations, The American University

PUBLICATIONS

Mr. Koster has published and lectured widely before industry and professional groups on issues related to many aspects of insurance defense litigation.  His many seminar papers, topic presentations, and related memoranda include:

  • “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”
  • “Workplace Related Injuries”
  • “Unfair Claim Settlement Practices”
  • “New York No-Fault Law”
  • “Premises Liability: An Overview of Procedures and Issues in New York State Law”
  • “Actions Brought on Behalf of Decedents”
  • “Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in New York”
  • “Workers’ Compensation or No-Fault: A Memorandum Outlining and Discussing the Interplay Between No-Fault Law and Workers’ Compensation Law”
  • “The Duty to Defend and Indemnify”
  • “New York Practice: A Memorandum Describing the Procedures and Structure of Law Practice in the State of New York”
  • “The Omnibus Workers’ Compensation Reform Act of 1996: An Overview”
  • “Avoidance, Investigation, Litigation and Adjustment of Bus Claims”
  • “The Duty to Defend and Indemnify Third-Party and No-Fault Claims”

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Recognitions

New York, NY – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) has added four attorneys to its New York City office as the firm expands to serve