Urs Furrer

Urs Broderick Furrer, Partner

Urs Broderick Furrer, was born in New York City, New York.  Mr. Furrer, a 1988 graduate of Manhattan College, has a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and Economics.  Mr. Furrer graduated from Pace University School of Law in 1991.  Mr. Furrer is a member of the American Bar Association and Westchester County Bar Association.  In addition, in 1993, Mr. Furrer was elected Councilman for the Town of Mt. Pleasant, New York and was reelected to that position in 1997 and 2001.

Mr. Furrer has defended various corporate clients and insurance carriers in connection with environmental and general liability matters.  Mr. Furrer handles commercial and environmental matters for Exxon Mobil Corporation, Exxon Corporation, Mobil Corporation, ChevronTexaco, Lehigh Gas Corp., Lehigh Gas Partners and Getty Realty Corp. and various tort and commercial matters for the New York State Insurance Fund as well as American Agents Insurance Company, Capital Mutual Insurance Company, First Central Insurance Company, Galaxy Insurance Company, Home Mutual Insurance Company of Binghamton, Horizon Insurance Company, Legion Insurance Company, New York Merchant Bakers Insurance Company, New York Surety Company, Transtate Insurance Company, United Community Insurance Company, Villanova Insurance Company for the New York State Liquidation Bureau.  In addition, Mr. Furrer represents individual clients in connection with litigation matters, including personal injury matters.  He has been a guest lecturer at the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers Association of America Conference in Tucson, Arizona and recently published an article in The New York Environmental Lawyer entitled Pre-Emptive Measures To Reduce Environmental Exposure.

Mr. Furrer is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey (1991), United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (1991), the State of New York (1992), United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (1997), United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (1997), United States District Court for the Northern District of New York (1998), United States District Court for the Western District of New York (1999), the State of Connecticut (2006), the United States District Court for Connecticut (2010), the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2012), United States District Court of Massachusetts  (2012), the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (2012), United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2012) and the Supreme Court of the United States (2013).