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Bernard Goldman

EVP & General Counsel

Bernie leads Foa & Son’s legal and sales teams. An experienced trial attorney specializing in high-exposure liability and sophisticated insurance coverage matters, he offers clients creative multidisciplinary solutions to their most complex risk-management challenges. Before joining Foa & Son, he spent more than 16 years with a Fortune 100 property and casualty insurance company in executive roles. His responsibilities included oversight in the areas of legal, sales, underwriting, loss control, and finance/accounting.

Bernie received his J.D., cum laude, from St. John’s University School of Law and his B.A. in accounting with honor from the City University of New York at Queens College. In his spare time, he enjoys collecting cars and writing fiction. Bernie has published the novel Shadow Healer.


  • Complex Risk Management
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Global Insurance Advisory