William J. Fishlinger

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William J. Fishlinger

Senior Partner

Professional Profile

William J. Fishlinger is the managing partner of the firm and is responsible for its strategic guidance. He has litigated some of the largest and most complex civil cases in the State and Federal Courts, representing foreign and domestic corporations and entities.

Mr. Fishlinger has been recognized by the insurance industry for his accomplishments, receiving some of its most prestigious awards. He is the former Chairman and CEO of The Wright Insurance Group. In 2014, he formed Gramercy Risk Holdings LLC, to among other things, provide program management and financial, operational, and legal resources to both domestic and foreign property and casualty insurance companies. He currently serves as its Chairman and CEO.

Practice Areas

  • General Liability Defense
    • Educational Institution Defense
    • Municipal Defense
  • Insurance
    • Coverage Litigation
    • Regulation
  • Professional Liability
    • Board of Directors Liability
    • Board of Trustees Liability
    • School Board Legal Liability
    • Public Officials Liability
  • Personal Injury


  • St. John’s University School of Law (J.D. 1987)
  • University of Maryland (B.A. 1971)


  • New York State Bar
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

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