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Associate

Heather L. McCoy is an associate with the firm and practices primarily in the areas of complex civil and commercial litigation. She regularly represents insurers in complex coverage disputes involving allegations of bad faith and unfair claim settlement practices. Heather also has significant litigation experience in the areas of recreational / sports litigation and frequently defends recreational facilities, such as ski areas and ice skating rinks, in claims of liability. Prior to joining SGL, Heather was an associate at a New York City firm where she represented manufacturers and trade associations in corporate, commercial and products liability litigation.

Before entering the legal profession, Heather was a writer and editor for several periodicals, composing articles and developing editorial content for travel and entertainment publications.

Like many of her SGL colleagues, Heather is passionate about sports, including soccer, softball, running and cheering on her favorite college basketball team. When she’s not in the office, Heather can be found at the ball field with her husband and two children. 



Practice Areas

Education

  • Villanova University, B.A.
  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.

Admitted to Practice

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Publications/Speaking

  • Co-Author, "The Continuing Debate Over Global and National Insurance Regulatory Reform," The Whisper, Volume 10 Issue 2, February 28, 2014. (PDF)
  • Co-Author, “Concussion Statutes and Sovereign Immunity” National Athletic Trainers' Association Magazine, June, 2013.  (PDF)
  • Co-Author, “Will Sovereign Immunity Continue to Protect Municipalities, Public Schools, and Public Employees from Athletic Liability?” Sports Litigation Alert, February 8, 2013. (PDF)
  • Co-Author, “Will Sovereign Immunity Continue to Protect Municipalities, Public Schools, and Public Employees from Athletic Liability?” Concussion Litigation Reporter, February, 2013. (PDF)
  • Speaker, “Terrain Park Safety,” National Ski Areas Association Eastern Winter Conference, Killington, VT, February 8-9, 2011.

Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors, Torrington Youth Soccer

Networking


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