Joseph Varvaro is the Managing Attorney of Chubb's Westchester House Counsel firm Varvaro, Cotter & Bender. Previously, Mr. Varvaro was a Senior Trial Attorney at Chubb's Long Island House Counsel firm Perez, Varvaro & Cariello. Prior to joining Chubb, he was an associate with Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, a trial attorney with Hartford's House Counsel firm Langan & Levy, and an associate with Kennedy & Casey. Mr. Varvaro has tried thirty one  cases to verdict and has written and argued thirty six  appeals that resulted in published decisions. Mr. Varvaro has handled many types of complex and high exposure cases in the areas of products liability, premises liability, automobile liability, Labor Law liability, medical and dental malpractice, defamation, excessive force, contract disputes, title disputes, discrimination, whistleblower, and sexual harassment.
EDUCATION Law: Fordham University School of Law (J.D. 1986) Undergraduate: Bernard M. Baruch College (B.A., magna cum laude, 1983)
BAR ADMISSIONS States: New York State Bar, 1987 District Courts: U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, 1987 Appellate Courts: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2002
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Nassau County Bar Association New York State Bar Association
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS Mr. Varvaro was a speaker at two Continuing Legal Education courses provided by the New York State Bar Association and has taught courses provided by Chubb's House Counsel firms for Chubb's agents, claims representatives, underwriters and insureds.
Panel Member, "2008 Practical Skills-Basic Tort and Insurance Law Practice," New York State Bar Association [Uniondale, New York]
Chair, "2005 Update and Overview on Premises Liability," New York State Bar Association [Uniondale, New York]