Shayne W. Spencer


(973) 631-6061
350 Mount Kemble Avenue
P.O. Box 1917
Morristown, NJ 07962

Shayne W. Spencer is an Associate at the Firm. His practice concentrates in insurance coverage in federal and state courts in New Jersey, New York, and several other jurisdictions. He has significant experience with several different types of coverage, including commercial general liability, umbrella and excess, professional malpractice, directors and officers, and additional insured. Mr. Spencer provides a broad array of services to his clients, including providing coverage opinions and analyses, pre-trial and trial activities, and appeals.

Mr. Spencer often secures dismissal of coverage actions through compromise or motion, but is also prepared to go to trial. As part of a team of Coughlin Duffy attorneys, he helped secure a favorable result for our client after a four week trial over insurance coverage for a talc company that had been sued for asbestos-related injuries. He also has experience at the appellate level, and secured dismissal of an action based on late notice in the Supreme Court of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department.   

Prior to joining Coughlin Duffy in October 2012, Mr. Spencer was associated with the law firm of Ford Marrin Esposito Witmeyer & Gleser, LLP, where he worked on a broad array of coverage disputes and civil litigation defense matters.



Speaking Engagements

Speaker, "Developments in Construction Defect Law,” Coughlin Duffy LLP’s Seminar on Emerging Issues in Insurance Coverage (May 10, 2018)