Joseph T. Nawrocki

Senior Associate

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Joseph Nawrocki represents insurers and other large companies in complex and appellate litigation and arbitration proceedings. He has substantial experience advising insurance companies in coverage and reinsurance disputes, including claims involving opioids, e-cigarettes, cyber security, data privacy, environmental liability, equipment breakdown and healthcare compliance. Joseph has advocated on behalf of clients in arbitration proceedings, as well as in state and federal jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Prior to joining Day Pitney, Joseph served as a law clerk to the Honorable José A. Cabranes for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Briefed and argued on behalf of reinsurer of equipment breakdown coverage in arbitration in connection with winter storm-related property damage

Briefed summary judgment motions on behalf of commercial insurers in connection with environmental clean-up liability and product failures

Briefed appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh, Ninth and Federal Circuits

Represented commercial insurer in litigation in connection with $15 million exposure for failure of telecommunications products

Advised directors and officers liability insurer regarding $50 million exposure

Advised cyber security insurer regarding coordination of response for large scale risk affecting numerous policyholders

Advised cyber security insurer regarding claim arising from NotPetya cyber attack

Advised products liability insurer regarding claims against e-cigarette manufacturers and distributors


Education and Credentials

Yale Law School, J.D., Yale Law Journal, Projects Editor
University of Notre Dame, M.A., History, M.A., Political Science
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., magna cum laude
State of Connecticut
State of New York

Recognition and Community


Selected to the list of Ones to Watch for Insurance Law by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2021-2023

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