Mr. Callahan’s extensive experience includes the analysis and litigation of complex insurance coverage and contractual risk transfer issues. He has also assisted special investigation units on a statewide basis in the investigation, evaluation and litigation of suspicious first party claims. Paul’s experience also includes the representation of insurance companies with respect to uninsured/underinsured motorists and no-fault claims, insureds with respect to various third-party matters, and appellate practice.
A former litigation claims adjuster, Mr. Callahan obtained his Bachelor’s and legal degrees from the University at Buffalo. He is a founding member of The Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal and served as its second Editor-in-Chief.
Admitted to practice in the courts of the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York, Mr. Callahan has lectured and published materials on insurance and defense related matters for the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, as well as for regionally and locally-based associations such as the New York Association of Independent Adjusters, Inc. and the Buffalo Claims Association.
He chaired the Buffalo venue of the New York State Bar Association’s CLE entitled “Practical Skills – Basics of Handling an Auto Accident Case” which was held in June of 2012. Since 2005 he has authored “Insurer’s Avoidance of Policy Obligations for Material Misrepresentations” which can be found in the second edition of the New York State Bar Association’s Treatise Insurance Law Practice.