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Lori J. Quinn

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105 Maxess Road
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Melville, NY 11747
(631) 227-6347
(631) 232-6184 - Fax
ljquinn@mdwcg.com

Lori Quinn is a member of the Casualty Department, focusing her practice in the area of maritime litigation which includes admiralty and maritime law, cargo subrogation, commercial litigation, marine insurance and reinsurance, property damage litigation and transportation law. She has represented multiple insurance carriers and their insured's in matters involving cargo recovery/ subrogation, property damage, aviation and maritime related personal injury cases. Lori handles several matters with public agencies in the city of New York and has worked directly with the U.S. Coast Guard in some criminal matters pertaining to Freedom of Information Act requests.

Lori began her legal career at McDermott & Radzik in 1995 as a paralegal after obtaining her Lawyer's Assistant Certification with Honors from Adelphi University. During her 13 year tenure, Lori worked full time at the firm while attending New York Law School's Evening Division Program, earning her juris doctor in 2002. Lori graduated from New York Law School in the top 30% of her class while maintaining a full case workload.

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Carmack Amendment: Liability and Defenses of the Contract Carrier, Client Seminar, New York, NY, August 2017

  • Successfully Navigating U.S. Admiralty Law - The Carmack Amendment: Recent Trends and the Impact on Intermodal Transport, Client Seminar, London, England, September 2015

  • Empowering Women: My Professional Journey, Grace Institute, "Food for Thought" series, New York, NY, April 16, 2015

  • Incoterms, Client Presentation, February and March 2015

  • Recovery of Attorneys' Fees in Maritime Matters, A.M. Best Insurance Law Podcast, January 2015

  • Carmack Amendment: Liability and Defenses of the Contract Carrier, Client Presentation, September 2014

  • Cargo Subrogation: Untapped Revenue Resource – The Negligent 3rd Party, Claims and Litigation Managment Alliance Transportation Seminar, Cleveland, OH, June 2013

  • Transportation Claims and Recovery, Marshall Dennehey Seminar, Waukesha, WI, April 2013

  • Motor Truck Cargo Liability -- Past and Present, Presentation to Client, 2006

  • History of the Carmack Amendment Including Substative Changes, Motor Truck Cargo Handling with Emphasis on Statutory and Contractual Obligations, 2006

  • Cargo Theft, Presentation to Industry Based Organization, 2002 

Published Works

  • Case Law Alerts, regular contributor, 2016-present

  • "You've COGSA Be Kidding Me: Subrogation Recovery Challenges Remain in the Post-Kirby and Regal-Beloit Environment," The Subrogator, September 2013

Education

  • New York Law School, New York, New York (J.D., 2002)

  • Adelphi University (Lawyer's Assistant Program, 1995)

    Honors: Certification with Honors

  • St. John's University (B.A., 1992)

    Major: Government & Politics 

Law Alerts July 1, 2018
The plaintiff suffered serious injuries caused by a chunk of ice that crashed through the windshield of his car. He alleged the ice came from a FedEx tractor-trailer; therefore, his injuries were caused by FedEx’s negligence. The plaintiff..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2018 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...
Law Alerts April 1, 2018
The court (Kings Supreme) denied the defendants’—Crown Petroleum Transportation, LLC and Rubian Kumar, the owner operator of the tractor-trailer—motion for summary judgment seeking a dismissal of the plaintiff’s complaint for..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2018 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...
Law Alerts January 19, 2018
The plaintiff was a passenger in a tow truck that was struck by a vehicle. The tow truck driver was parked and had pulled out from its parked position when it was struck by the vehicle. During trial, the tow truck driver testified he saw the vehicle..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2018 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts April 1, 2017
The matter arises from a case filed by the plaintiff against ABF Freight Systems for the theft of Starboard’s high-value watches and jewelry from ABF’s warehouse. Starboard brought an action in state court against ABF and subsequently..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 2017 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...
Law Alerts January 3, 2017
This matter involved a subrogation action brought by insurers of Sharp Electronics against Wheels MSM and Tiger Express. Mitsui alleged that its insured engaged Wheels and Tiger as carriers and that litigation was commenced for property damage under..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2017. Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts October 3, 2016
The plaintiff filed a claim against three defendants for claims of breach of contract of carriage under the Carmack Amendment and state law negligence. Motions for summary judgment were filed by defendants Hartley Freight and Hartley Transportation..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2016. Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts July 19, 2016
A shipment of 26 lots of pre-paid cellular phones for delivery to a retail chain’s various locations across the country were stolen during a driver’s stop. NFI and its insurer sued the carrier for $212,861.55, the value of the stolen..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2016 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...
Law Alerts April 1, 2016
The plaintiff, TMC—a transportation broker—filed a complaint alleging state law and Carmack Amendment causes of action against A1 Trucking Service, LLC—a motor carrier—that it had entered into a Contract Carrier Agreement for..., Case Law Alerts, 2nd Quarter, April 1, 2016 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts January 15, 2016
In November 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit remanded a case for further determination by the District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on the issue of carrier liability.  The case is somewhat complex in..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2016 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Defense Digest Article June 1, 2013
By Lori J. Quinn, Esq.* Key Points: Ocean carrier,s "Himalaya Clause" extends to railroad as intended beneficiary and liability limitations under the ocean carrier's bill of lading extends to..., Defense Digest, Vol. 19, No. 2, June 2013
January 5, 2015
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin announced today that 10 attorneys, half of them women, were elected shareholders of the firm at the annual shareholders' meeting held December 9 in Philadelphia. The new shareholders, categorized by office, are as follows. Philadelphia, PA:  Gregory W....

Education

  • New York Law School (J.D., 2002)
  • Adelphi University, Lawyers Assistant Program (1995)
  • St. John's University (B.A., 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2002
  • New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2003
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2003

Associations & Memberships

  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, 2002-Present; Voting member - Carriage of Goods Committee, Marine Insurance & General Average Committee and the Uniformity Committee
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), 2008-Present
  • New York State Bar Association, 2002-Present

Honors & Awards

Year Joined Organization: 2009

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