PRESIDENT


Brooke Tiffany Skolnik works as a Complex Director in the Complex Casualty Claims Coverage Unit at AIG. In her role as a Complex Director, Ms. Skolnik manages and directs counsel nationwide through all phases of declaratory judgment litigation on behalf of AIG member companies. In addition, Ms. Skolnik drafts coverage position letters and investigates and evaluates claim facts to assess liability and damages in class action, personal and advertising injury, and, multi-policy year exposures for claims under reservation of rights. Ms. Skolnik is responsible for the the management of primary and excess claim files and the negotiation of favorable resolutions of claims at mediations and settlement conferences. Previously, Ms. Skolnik was engaged in private practice at the law firm of Sgarlato & Sgarlato, PLLC, with an emphasis in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice. Ms. Skolnik is currently serving her second term as President of the Staten Island Women’s Bar Association, a founding chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. She assisted in the revitalization of the SIWBA and has served on its board since 2008 in various positions including Vice President, Corresponding Secretary, and Recording Secretary. During her tenure on the board Ms. Skolnik served in a multitude of roles including chairperson for the CLE committee, the Journal Committee, the Charity Committee, and the Annual Dinner Committee. Ms. Skolnik received a B.A. in Psychology, summa cum laude, graduating with a 4.0 grade point average from St. John’s University in 2003. She received a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law in 2006, where she served as Associate Editor of Notes & Comments for the NY International Law Review. Ms. Skolnik is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.


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