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McManus, Collura & Richter, P.C.
McManus, Collura & Richter, P.C.

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John A. McManus was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1950 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1976. Mr. McManus was admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1979; the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit in 1995; the United States Supreme Court in 1999; and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999.  Prior to the founding of McManus, Collura & Richter, P.C., he was the managing partner of the professional liability department of Conway, Farrell, Curtin & Kelly, P.C.  Prior to his association with such firm he was an Assistant Vice President of Home Insurance Company where he managed all of Home’s attorney malpractice matters in the eastern United States, supervising in excess of 50 employees.  Mr. McManus received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Niagara University in 1972 and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Creighton University School of Law in 1975.  Mr. McManus is a member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Insurance (1998 to 2003 and 2005 to present); the Defense Association of New York; the American Bar Association, Richmond County Bar Association and the Professional Liability Underwriters' Society.

Anthony M. Collura was born in Bronx, New York in 1960 and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986. Prior to founding the firm of McManus, Collura & Richter, P.C., Mr. Collura was a founding and managing partner of Silverman, Collura, Chernis & Balzano, P.C., a New York City based firm which commenced operations in 1989. That firm practices in the areas of insurance defense, corporate litigation, securities law and general corporate and commercial matters. In 1996 Mr. Collura established a professional liability defense department at such firm, whose clients have included Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company, CNA Insurance Company, Kemper Insurance Company, Reliance Insurance Company, Scottsdale Insurance Company, and Zurich Insurance Company. Mr. Collura has served as private counsel to the Chairman of the New York State Senate Insurance Committee. Mr. Collura is a member of the New York State and American Bar Associations. Mr. Collura received a Juris Doctor Degree from New York University Law School in 1985. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from New York University College of Business and Public Administration in 1982.

Anne Patrice Richter was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1961 and was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 1990 and the New York State Bar in 1991.  Ms. Richter was admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York in 1992; the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit in 1995; the United States Supreme Court, 1999; and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in 1999.  Prior to founding McManus, Collura & Richter, P.C., she was a partner at the firm of Conway, Farrell, Curtin & Kelly, P.C. where she practiced professional liability defense law.  Prior to her association with Conway, Farrell Ms. Richter was an Assistant Vice President of General Reinsurance Corporation. Ms. Richter graduated from the College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1983.  She received her Juris Doctor Degree from New York Law School in 1990 where she graduated cum laude and received the American Jurisprudence Award in trusts.  She served as the Notes and Comments Editor of the New York Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law.  Ms. Richter is a member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Standards of Attorney Conduct (2000 to present); the Defense Association of New York; the Connecticut Bar Association; the American Bar Association; the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the Professional Liability Underwriters' Society.