Michele C. Wojcik
Michele Wojcik has over twenty years of experience advising insurance carriers regarding their coverage obligations, and litigating insurance carriers’ duty to defend and indemnify. Michele Wojcik is proficient in all lines of insurance coverage including personal lines, commercial lines, professional lines and specialty lines. In addition, Michele Wojcik defends insurance carriers against extracontractual claims. She is often retained by the insurance carrier pre-suit in order to assist the carrier in moving forward with the claim while protecting the carrier against potential extracontractual claims. Michele prides herself on her ability to assist insurance carriers in trouble shooting sticky situations and coming up with creative solutions. Michele joined the firm in 1998 and soon thereafter became known as the go to person for insurance coverage and extracontractual claims. In addition, Michele defends attorneys and other professionals against claims of professional liability and handles general defense matters including complex claims. Michele has argued before the Appellate Court and Supreme Court of Connecticut.
Michele frequently presents seminars and learning work-shops to her clients on issues of insurance coverage and avoiding extracontractual claims. In addition, Michele has been a presenter for to the ABA TIPS Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee Midyear Program, CLM Insurance Coverage Committee Conference, and NBI.
Recently, Michele has become a fellow of the American College of Coverage Counsel (ACCC), the preeminent association that represents the interests of insurers and policyholders in disputes arising out of insurance policies. She was inducted as a member of the FDCC (Federal of Defense and Corporate Counsel). She is currently a co-chairperson of CLM’s Insurance Coverage Committee and a member of the CBA. Michele is a past chairman of the Newington Town Plan and Zoning Commission and a volunteer for Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters.
In her free time, Michele enjoys the lake life with her husband and cooking.
University of Connecticut, School of Law, Hartford, Connecticut, 1998
Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut, 1993
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1999
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2021
Professional Associations and Memberships
Connecticut Bar Association
FDCC (Federal of Defense and Corporate Counsel)
CLM (Claims and Litigation Management Alliance)
Fellow, ACCC (American College of Coverage Counsel)