Dear Valued Clients and Friends,

In light of the Executive Orders issued on March 20,2020 by Governor Cuomo (NY) and on March 21,2020 by Governor Murphy (NJ) we at Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP want to assure you that we are working remotely and will remain fully operational throughout the duration of this public health crisis. Until further notice, the most effective methods of communicating with us are email or phone, not the US mail. In the event that you need wire instructions or have accounting questions, please contact David Glicksman by email at Our hope is that this crisis will not be long. Regardless of its duration, however, we will continue to provide our clients with uninterrupted service. Your support, friendship and trust are so important to us as we get through this trying time together. We wish you all good health for you and your families.

Executive Committee
Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer LLP


Jonathan Glasser Counsel

New York, NY
Phone: 212-341-4318
Fax: 212-267-5916

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Jonathan Glasser is Of Counsel in the firm's insurance services and insurance coverage litigation practice.

Jonathan provides legal services to major commercial general liability carriers nationally. He represents currently, and has represented, major and mid-sized commercial general liability carriers in numerous insurance disputes and coverage actions, litigating on behalf of, and providing advisory opinions to, those carriers in connection with complex risks and disputes in various courts. He has extensive experience representing carriers in matters involving commercial general liability risks, including prosecuting and defending declaratory judgment actions at the trial and appellate level. Jonathan also has experience litigating ERISA employee benefits disputes, and life insurance claims.

Jonathan specializes in and aggressively employs alternative dispute resolution methods, including mediation to successfully resolve complex insurance matters. A graduate of Brooklyn Law School, he was an editor of the Brooklyn Law Review and wrote "Note: The Government Contract Defense: Is Sovereign Immunity a Necessary Prerequisite?" 52 Brooklyn L. Rev. 495


  • Nova Casualty Co. v. Interstate Indemnity Co. and New Hampshire Ins. Co., 2014 WL 715512 (NY Sup. Ct., Kings County, Feb. 21, 2014)(for New Hampshire)
  • Jacobs v. United States, 794 F. Supp. 509 (S.D.N.Y.)
  • N. Atl. Life Ins. Co. of Am. v. Katz, 163 A.D.2d 283, 557 N.Y.S.2d 150 (2d Dep't)

Bar Admissions

New York


ABA (American Bar Association)
CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance)


  • 1986 J.D. Brooklyn Law School
    Cum Laude
  • 1979 B.A. Brandeis University
    Cum Laude

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