ERIC LANKTON
Associate  



New York Office
E: elankton@rebarkelly.com
T: 212-858-9970
C: 860-670-5419
F: 212-858-9971
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800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Connecticut Office
T: 203-564-1971
F: 888-761-8299
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One Stamford Plaza
263 Tresser Blvd, 9th Floor
Stamford, CT 06901

Kathy Ciesielka - Administrative Assistant
E: kciesielka@rebarkelly.com
T: 484-344-5325
Richard Vazirian - Paralegal
E: rvazirian@rebarkelly.com
T: 212-858-9973

Eric is an associate in the New York office of Rebar Kelly. He focuses his practice on civil litigation at the state and federal levels and concentrates his practice on insurance defense litigation and insurance coverage. Eric has experience in various aspects of litigation including arbitration, mediation, depositions, motion practice and settlement of claims. Prior to joining Rebar Kelly in 2018, Eric practiced at a well-respected litigation firm.

Eric also has experience counseling insurers on a broad range of coverage issues under commercial general liability, professional liability, automobile liability, and homeowners and property policies. His insurance coverage law practice encompasses all areas of coverage advice in both the first and third party contexts and related litigation services, including declaratory judgment actions and defense of bad faith claims. Eric also has appellate court experience having contributed to the handling and briefing of appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, both the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts and the Massachusetts Supreme Court.

 
Education

Stonehill College, B.A. in Philosophy (2009)

Villanova University of Law, J.D. (2012)

Primary Practice Areas
Auto-Liability

Automobile
Liability

Complex-Litigation

Complex
Litigation

Construction-Defect

Construction
Defect

Environmental

Environmental
Coverage

First Party Coverage

First Party
Coverage

Medical-Malpractice

Medical
Malpractice

Management-Liability

Management
Liability

Professional-Liability

Professional
Liability

Reinsurance-and-Excess-Coverage

Excess
Coverage

Third-Party-Coverage

Third Party
Coverage

Representative Matters

Recall Total Info. Mgmt., Inc. v. Fed. Ins. Co., 317 Conn. 46, 49, 115 A.3d 458, 459 (2015)

aff’d, 317 Conn. 46, 115 A.3d 458 (2015) [Insurance Coverage]

Recall Total Info. Mgmt., Inc. v. Fed. Ins. Co., 147 Conn. App. 450, 453, 83 A.3d 664, 667 (2014)

Bar Memberships & Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Mohegan Gaming Disputes Court
Civic Involvement and Interests

Eric resides in Brooklyn, New York and enjoys spending time cooking, cycling, hiking and traveling.