Louis G. Corsi Member New York
Phone: 212.238.4800 Fax: 212.238.4848 lcorsi@lcbf.com

Over the course of almost 40 years, Lou has developed a reputation among a wide range of clients for his diverse skills and keen judgment in handling complex problems and litigations, as well as his dedication and loyalty.

A founding member of the firm, Lou has represented clients at the trial and appellate levels in the state and federal courts of New York as well as in eight of the U.S. Court of Appeals on a broad range of legal problems and issues.  His practice focuses on:

  • Insurance coverage,
  • Professional liability,
  • Commercial and business litigation, and
  • Municipal liability.

Municipalities, foreign and domestic insurers, corporations and professionals turn to Lou for assistance and counseling in connection with internal investigations and matters of national scope.  These have included mass torts involving asbestos, breast implants, environmental issues, diet-drug claims, as well as financial matters including the savings and loan crisis and insurance issues arising from 9/11.

Lou enjoys an “AV Preeminent” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ and regularly appears on lists of “Super Lawyers.”  Martindale-Hubbell is published by Internet Brands, Inc.  A description of their selection methodology can be found here.  Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters.  A description of their selection methodology can be found here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

After a short time in private practice, during which he was appointed Associate Counsel for the New York State Commission on Legislative and Judicial Salaries, Lou was appointed Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York where he went on to serve as the Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney of its Civil Division. He subsequently served as Director of the Office of Special Projects for the Office of the Inspector General at the General Services Administration, in Washington, D.C.

Practice Areas

Admissions

New York, 1973
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Western District of New York
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit

Associations and Professional Activities

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute

Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel

Federal Bar Council

Honors and Awards

“AV Preeminent” rating from the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ [see text to the left]

New York Metro Super Lawyer, Insurance Coverage, 2007-2017 [see text to the left]

Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, Session 192, American Law and Legal Institutions, 1979
Fellow

Education

J.D., Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1972
Associate Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 1971–1972

A.B., Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1969
Phi Beta Kappa