Cara Vecchione


Cara Vecchione is Counsel in the Firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group.

Focusing her practice on complex insurance coverage litigation and counseling, Cara 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, first-party property, 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, business interruption, fire loss, and bad faith claims.

Cara has managed disputes through all phases of pre-trial litigation and successfully resolved matters through motion practice, mediation, and settlement negotiations. 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. 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. She received her bachelor’s 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.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

United States District Court, District of New Jersey

New York

United States District Court, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


Emory University School of Law, J.D., 2009

Colgate University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004

Professional Activities

Co-Chair, 2022 Mid-Year Meeting and Young Lawyers Committee, National Association of Women Lawyers

Research Assistant, The Bermuda Form: Interpretation and Dispute Resolution of Excess Liability Insurance (2d ed.)

Co-Chair, New York Junior League’s Senior Friends Committee

Member, Association of Professional Insurance Women

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