Izabell Lemkhen, born in Riga, Latvia, is an attorney whose practice focuses on professional liability litigation and insurance coverage. Ms. Lemkhen has successfully defended lawyers in high-profile and high-exposure malpractice lawsuits in state and federal courts arising from a wide range of complex legal areas including commercial litigation, real estate, medical malpractice, patent prosecution and infringement, as well as corporate and business matters.
Ms. Lemkhen has also acted as monitoring and coverage counsel to insurers on professional liability programs. Ms. Lemkhen has effectively managed high-volume claims and worked to develop litigation strategy to achieve quick, cost-efficient resolution.
Ms. Lemkhen has authored risk management material, been published in the New York Law Journal, and has participated in seminars and CLE courses on best practices to avoid legal malpractice claims.
Ms. Lemkhen graduated cum laude from New York University with a degree in Political Science, and Journalism and Mass Communication in 2005. In 2008, Ms. Lemkhen graduated cum laude from Syracuse University College of Law. Ms. Lemkhen has been an attorney with Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP in 2010.
Ms. Lemkhen is admitted to practice in the State of New York and New Jersey, and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and the District of New Jersey.