Anamay M.
Carmel

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Anamay M. Carmel

Insurance Recovery

Anamay M. Carmel

Insurance Recovery

Biography

Anamay Carmel is a Managing Associate in the firm’s Insurance Recovery Group. She represents insureds in coverage disputes under crime, directors and officers liability, errors and omissions, general liability, professional liability, and property policies for a variety of matters, including business interruption and extra expense claims; entertainment industry liabilities and production losses; healthcare industry liabilities; environmental and pollution losses; defamation claims; fraud and misrepresentation claims; property damage claims; and political risk claims.

Ms. Carmel has a wide variety of legal experience, including taking and defending depositions, defending examinations under oath, drafting major pleadings, completing pre-trial preparation in a major matter that settled on the eve of trial, managing discovery, and second chairing an arbitration proceeding. 

Ms. Carmel’s representative matters include: 

  • Lead responsibility for a coverage lawsuit involving the premature closure of a Broadway production due to the inability of the lead actress to perform
  • Lead responsibility for a coverage matter involving a series of embezzlements over a number of years
  • Representing a major utility in a coverage lawsuit seeking defense costs arising from a lawsuit alleging violations of various environmental laws
  • Representing a reality television production company in securing coverage for errors and omissions claims relating to the unlicensed use of music in a television series

Ms. Carmel has also represented clients in general business litigation, bankruptcy matters, and contract disputes.

While in law school, Ms. Carmel was an intern in the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York and a law clerk in the New York County District Attorney’s Office. Ms. Carmel was also a member of the Trial Team and served as an associate editor of the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law.

Before beginning her legal career, Ms. Carmel worked as an archaeologist, specializing in human osteology and cultural resources management.

ADMISSIONS:  

  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Education

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (J.D., 2011)

San Diego State University (M.A., 2006)

University of Arizona (B.A., 2002)

Community
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, California State Bar Association
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association