John M. Speyer, Esq.


John ("Jack") Speyer has a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University. He attended the University of Michigan School of Law and New York University School of law, where he was a member of the Law Review. Jack received an LL.B. degree from New York University in 1954 and was admitted to the New York Bar in 1956. He is also admitted to practice law before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Following military service, Jack attended the University of Amsterdam, law faculty, on a Fulbright grant.

Jack is a member of the Maritime Law Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York Law Institute and the Defense Research and Trial Lawyers Association. He is an honorary member and founder of the Certified Claims Professional Accreditation Counsel and an associate member of the Loss Executives Association. Jack also serves as a Special Master and Mediator for the New York State Supreme Court, New York County, and as a mediator for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Jack has authored various insurance industry articles, including The "Sue and Labor" Clause (Insurance Adjuster) and The Case of the Fire, the Fire Hoses and the Collapsing Floor (Insurance Adjuster). Mr. Speyer also appears regularly before insurance association. Recent addresses include Some Thoughts on Credit Card Insurance; The Handling of Arson Cases; and The Effect of Uninsured Claims on Subrogation Recoveries.

Jack currently serves as Senior Counsel to the firm.