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Carly A.
Zagaroli

  • Associate

I’m a cordial, easygoing lawyer who builds strong relationships, gets to know my clients well and advocates vigorously for them with everything I have. They appreciate my ability to distill very complex legal concepts and discuss them in a simple, understandable manner. 

Combining insurance law and litigation in her two-pronged practice, Carly Zagaroli provides policyholder-side guidance, primarily to Michigan-based organizations that have multi-state and international reach. She advises on a wide range of issues, including risk analyses, proper insurance, the claims-making process and strategies to dispute claims denials. In addition, Carly provides insurer-side compliance counseling, helping carriers navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape. 

  • Obtained seven figure insurance settlement for client from insurance company who initially denied coverage for underlying litigation, by creatively pointing out obscure provision in commercial general liability insurance policy.
  • Assisted in obtaining judgment in federal court that insurance company was obligated to defend major American manufacturer in seven-figure copyright infringement action.
  • Obtained dismissal of premises liability action against large manufacturing client.
  • Successfully advocated for dismissal of real property action, resulting in award of costs and attorney fees to client.
  • Regularly advises clients on legal issues involving insurance and indemnity.
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  • Obtained seven figure insurance settlement for client from insurance company who initially denied coverage for underlying litigation, by creatively pointing out obscure provision in commercial general liability insurance policy.
  • Assisted in obtaining judgment in federal court that insurance company was obligated to defend major American manufacturer in seven-figure copyright infringement action.
  • Obtained dismissal of premises liability action against large manufacturing client.
  • Successfully advocated for dismissal of real property action, resulting in award of costs and attorney fees to client.
  • Regularly advises clients on legal issues involving insurance and indemnity.
  • Regularly advises clients in connection with insurance claims for major property damage.
  • Regularly handles coverage disputes between policyholders and insurers related to general and professional liability policies, directors and officers coverage, employment coverage and property coverage.
  • Experienced with pleadings, the discovery process, motion practice, pre- and post- trial work.
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Carly A.
Zagaroli

  • Associate
Grand Rapids

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I’m a cordial, easygoing lawyer who builds strong relationships, gets to know my clients well and advocates vigorously for them with everything I have. They appreciate my ability to distill very complex legal concepts and discuss them in a simple, understandable manner. 

Combining insurance law and litigation in her two-pronged practice, Carly Zagaroli provides policyholder-side guidance, primarily to Michigan-based organizations that have multi-state and international reach. She advises on a wide range of issues, including risk analyses, proper insurance, the claims-making process and strategies to dispute claims denials. In addition, Carly provides insurer-side compliance counseling, helping carriers navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape.