Clausen Miller Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America and Ones to Watch Lists for 2021

August 20, 2020 / News

Clausen Miller is proud to announce Amy R. Paulus, Sava Alexander Vojcanin and Edward M. Kay have been named to the Best Lawyers in America ranking, and Marisa G. Michaelsen has been named to the Ones to Watch list for 2021.

Amy is the Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice Group Leader, a senior shareholder and member of the Board of Directors of Clausen Miller.  Amy has built a national reputation in all areas of liability insurance coverage law, professional liability, employment practices, transportation, claims handling issues and best practices, bad faith, excess insurance, intellectual property, cyber losses, and reinsurance matters and arbitrations. Demonstrating her commitment to the insurance industry, Amy is a CPCU (Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter). She is also AV® PreeminentTM rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and a member of the esteemed Litigation Counsel of America Trial Lawyer Society.

Sava is a senior shareholder whose practice focuses on resolving high-exposure property insurance matters. As coverage and litigation counsel, his experience includes appraisals, arbitrations, mediations, and litigation in jurisdictions across the United States and in England. As a litigator, Sava is hands-on and remains responsible for all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal. As a director, he is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Firm.

Ed is a Clausen Miller appellate practice group partner. He is AV® rated (Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell and is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. Ed has been chosen as a Leading Illinois Appellate Attorney, a Super Lawyer and has over 40 years experience in trial monitoring and post-trial/appellate litigation which he regularly brings to bear in significant cases nationwide. Ed has prosecuted over 500 appeals nationwide.

Marisa is an Associate at Clausen Miller’s New Jersey and New York offices. Currently, her focus includes professional liability, real estate litigation, premises liability, products liability, personal injury defense, commercial litigation, and general liability matters. Marisa sharpened her legal skills as a law clerk at Clausen Miller where she worked alongside attorneys in researching and drafting memoranda on numerous legal issues in preparation for litigation, including motions to the court. 

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review.

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    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

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    New York 10005

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    New York, New York 10005

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    California 92691

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    Suite 200

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    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

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    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

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    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

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    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

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    Florida 33609

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    Suite 600

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