Douglas W. Falch

Senior Partner

Douglas W. Falch has extensive insurance defense and coverage litigation experience, including personal injury, property damage, construction and professional liability matters.  As a seasoned litigator, Mr. Falch has significant experience conducting trials, handing appeals in state and federal courts, and representing clients in arbitrations and other alternative dispute resolution forums. Among other successes, Mr. Falch has successfully defended clients against claims involving oil spills, residential real estate, appraisal and personal injury matters.

Mr. Falch is a respected member of the American Trial Lawyers Association, the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and the New York State Bar Association.  He has lectured on important topics and trends regarding commercial insurance, professional liability and general litigation.

Prior to joining Penino & Moynihan, Mr. Falch represented plaintiffs in matters involving premises liability, automobile accidents, labor law and medical malpractice.


  • Bars
    • New York
  • Courts
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D.
  • Syracuse University, B.A.