Robert K. Bates, Jr. is a member of the Subrogation Practice Group of the New York City House Counsel firm of Eustace, Prezioso & Yapchanyk. Prior to joining Chubb’s House Counsel, Mr. Bates was staff counsel for more than 25 years with a national property and casualty insurance company, where he established its subrogation practice and defended personal injury and property damage cases against cooperatives, condominiums and restaurants.
Mr. Bates has experience working with forensic experts, investigators, and claims adjusters, and currently specializes in a wide range of complex subrogation matters involving fires, water damage, mechanical failures, motor vehicle accidents and fine art.
EDUCATION Law: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D., 1990)
Undergraduate: The State University of New York at Albany (B.S., 1987)
BAR ADMISSIONS State: New York, 1991 Connecticut, 1990 New Jersey, 2004 Massachusetts, 2004
Federal: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1992 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1992
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS New York State Bar Association National Association of Subrogation Professionals