Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP

Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP

New York Insurance Defense & Coverage Law Firm

Firm Overview

Diligent service for insurance providers and businesses
Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP is a hardworking New York law firm dedicated to helping insurers protect their exposure and advising businesses about their insurance coverage status. The firm's lawyers take a meticulous approach to the analysis of every insurance claim, providing thoughtful coverage opinions and tenacious litigation.

Respected attorneys offering reliable counsel
The lawyers at Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP are ready to work with you at any stage of your insurance concern. They offer:

-Defense for insurance providers against claims and lawsuits
-Advice to insurance companies and businesses about insurance coverage, claims and lawsuits
-Assistance to house counsel, during or after discovery

The firm's attorneys have more than 85 years of combined experience, and they use their extensive knowledge to aggressively protect the interests of their clients.

Broad knowledge of the insurance industry in New York
Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP handles insurance defense and coverage matters in a variety of areas, including general negligence, products liability, professional malpractice and municipal liability. The firm works with clients in New York City and the surrounding area:

-Nassau County
-Suffolk County
-Westchester County
-Rockland County
-Orange County
-Dutchess County
-Putnam County

In addition to insurance issues, the firm handles real estate matters, criminal defense and appeals.

Main Office

Main Office
34 South Broadway
Suite 407
White Plains, NY 10601



Personal Injury

The Law Offices of Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP will represent your Personal Injury legal matters.

The Law Offices of Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP will represent your Personal Injury legal matters.

Charles Collins

Collins, Fitzpatrick & Schoene, LLP

Areas of practice

Attorney Charles A. Collins Jr. received an AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingSM from Martindale-Hubbell, indicating that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence. An effective litigator, he has provided reliable counsel on insurance matters in New York for 30 years.

-General negligence litigation
-Medical malpractice defense litigation


-New York, 1976


Fordham University School of Law, New York, J.D., 1975
New York University, B.A., 1972
-Phi Beta Kappa
-New York University Founders Day Award for Scholastic Excellence

Previous positions

Voute, Lohrfink, Magro & Collins, LLP (formerly Mead, Dore & Voute, PC)
-Partner, 1992 2011
-Associate, 1981 1992
Westchester County District Attorney's Office, Assistant District Attorney, 1975 1981

Professional memberships and affiliations

New York State Bar Association
Westchester County Bar Association
Zoning Board, Town of Mount Pleasant, NY
-Chairman, 2010 present
-Member, 1993 present


-White Plains, New York, 1950


Fordham University School of Law