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Benjamin N. Gonson

HeadshotBenjamin Gonson is an experienced litigator who is primarily responsible for the firm’s reinsurance practice. In addition to having extensive experience in all aspects of direct, excess and reinsurance law, Mr. Gonson’s litigation experience includes products liability, professional liability, general liability, New York labor law and appellate practice. He has written articles and appeared as a guest lecturer for numerous insurance and reinsurance organizations including The Excess/Surplus Lines Claims Association, the Reinsurance Association of America, the Intermediaries and Reinsurance Underwriters Association, the Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies, the New York Insurance Association, Inc. and the Broker and Reinsurance Markets Association.


  • B.A., University of Maryland, 1981
  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 1986


  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York


  • Association of Bar of the City of New York (Product Liability Committee)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (Tort and Insurance Practice Section)
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society
  • The Association of Insurance and Reinsurance Run-Off Companies (delegate)