Ty R Sagalow, JD, LLM

Syosset, New York

General Specialty

Directors Liability Insurance
Insurance Bad Faith
Insurance Standards of Care
Offices Liability Insurance
Professional Liability Insurance

Specialty Focus

Agent/Broker Standards of Care
Bad Faith
Casualty Insurance
Claims Handling
Claims Made Insurance
Claims Procedures
Claims TPA
Cyber Insurance
D&O Liability Insurance
E&O Insurance
EPLI Insurance
Escrow Procedures
Insurance Bad Faith
Insurance Producer Liability
Management Liability Insurance
Managing General Agent (MGA)
Managing General Underwriter (MGU)
P&c Insurance Financial Lines Insurance
Professional Liability
Professional Liability Insurance
Property Insurance
Standard of Care
Third Party Administrators (TPA)
Wholesale Broker Insurance

Primary Areas of Expertise

Insurance Bad Faith & Insurance Standards of Care

Directors Liability Insurance & Offices Liability Insurance

Insurance & Professional Liability Insurance

Mr. Sagalow is a well known expert in insurance disputes representing both the policyholder and insurance carrier. He has been retained by most of the largest law firms on “both sides of the aisle.” As of June 2022, he has been retained over 118 times (across over 50 different firms) , testified over 45 times including at trial, arbitration and court hearings. While Mr. Sagalow has been retained for a wide variety of insurance matters, his expertise is especially sought after in Financial Lines cases including directors and officers (D&O) insurance and professional liability (E&O) insurance . Mr. Sagalow has been successful in obtaining his policyholder clients over a billion dollars in recoveries as well as successfully saving for his insurance carrier clients hundreds of millions of dollars via successful declaratory judgment actions or trial verdicts. Mr. Sagalow is a 40 year insurance veteran having held the most senior positions in many insurance companies including at AIG (25 yrs) where he held positions of Chief Underwriting Officer and General Counsel of AIG Executive Liability (D&O, E&O), Chief Operating Officer of AIG eBusiness Risk Solutions (Cyber insurance) and President of AIG Product Development. After AIG, Mr. Sagalow was Chief Innovation Officer at Zurich North America and the Tower Group. He was also a founding member of Insurtech carrier, Lemonade, where he was also the CEO of Lemonade Insurance Company and Chief Insurance Officer of Lemonade Inc. In addition to being a licensed attorney (Georgetown, New York University), Mr. Sagalow is a licensed insurance broker in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.



  • New York University Law School, New York, NY
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Long Island University, Brookville, NY



  • D&O Insurance Expert Witness Services
  • E&O Insurance Expert Witness Services
  • Cyber Insurance Expert Witness Services
  • Our Insurance Expert Witness Services
  • Non-Litigation Related Expert Services


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