Cara Vecchione is Counsel in the Firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group.  Cara focuses her practice on complex insurance coverage litigation and counseling. She represents domestic and international insurers in insurance coverage disputes involving a broad range of policies, including commercial general liability, umbrella, professional liability, Bermuda form excess liability, technology errors and omissions, commercial automobile and directors and officers policies.  Her experience includes coverage disputes involving various types of claims, including environmental contamination, advertising injury, product liability, technology/digital media, cyber, pharmaceutical, asbestos bodily injury, first-party property and bad faith claims. Cara has managed disputes through all phases of pre-trial litigation.  She also provides advice to clients regarding policy drafting issues, additional insured coverage and litigating coverage disputes in bankruptcy court.

Cara received her J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law in 2009.  While at Emory, she served as a Notes and Comments Editor for the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.  Cara received her B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Colgate University in 2004.

Following law school, she was a Law Clerk for the Honorable Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York. 

Cara is an active member of the National Association of Women Lawyers.  She is currently the Co-Chair of the 2022 Mid-Year Meeting and Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee.  Cara also serves as Co-Chair of the New York Junior League’s Senior Friends Committee.