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SKIP SHORT

Skip Short is a member of the New York City law firm, Short & Billy, P.C. He is a graduate of Fordham College (1972) and Georgetown University Law Center (1975) where he was a law fellow and senior editorial board member of Georgetown's International Law Journal. He practices in the fields of insurance, health care fraud, international and commercial litigation.

Skip Short is the author of numerous articles in the field of insurance, including, "Subrogation, Liens & Intercompany Arbitration," New York State Bar Journal, January, 1994; "Recovery Rights Under the New York No-Fault Statute," The Claims Forum, March, 1994; "The SUM Panel: A Move in the Right Direction," No-Fault/SUM Arbitration Reporter, September, 1995; “Written Notice & Written Proof of Claim in the No-Fault Regs,” No-Fault/SUM Arbitration Reporter, March, 1996; "The Need to Confirm Awards: Enforcement and Res Judicata," New York Law Journal, May 2, 1996; “Preclusion and New York No-Fault,” The Claims Forum, Summer, 1997; “Preclusion and New York No-Fault: New Rulings May Open a Pandora’s Box,” No-Fault/SUM Arbitration Reporter, September, 1997; “Offsets in New York Uninsured Motorist Claims: Clarification on the Horizon,” No-Fault/SUM Arbitration Reporter, December, 1997; “The New York No-Fault System: A Model,” New York Law Journal, March 5, 1998; “Licensing Requirements and No-Fault Health Providers: Protection of the Patient and the Consumer,” No-Fault/SUM Arbitration Reporter, June, 1998; “New No-Fault Regulations Promulgated,” New York Law Journal, July 11, 2001; with Bill Natbony, “No-Fault Insurers Can Fight Fraudulent Claims,” New York Law Journal, October 17, 2003; with Michael Billy, Jr., “Insurance Department Regulations to Stem Fraudulent No-Fault Claims Upheld by Court of Appeals,” New York State Bar Journal, January, 2004, and with Frank Serbaroli, “Drilling Down on Fraud,” Best’s Review, June, 2004 and with Ioanna Olivia Zevgaras, “Medical Marijuana: Federal vs. State Controversy Impacts Reimbursement”, New York Law Journal, June 21, 2017. He is the coauthor of the no-fault chapter of Matthew Bender's treatise New York Insurance Law (and of its annual update), the coauthor of the Claims Examiners No-Fault Manual a contributing author in Insurance Law Practice (2000, published by the New York State Bar Association) and has co-authored 2011 Chapter 27 of the New Appleman on Insurance Law Practice Guide. He also writes articles about aikido including “Arms and the Man: Sugano Sensei and Arms Training,” Aikido East, the Journal of the United States Aikido Federation Spring/Summer 1999; and “Interview With Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei,” Aikido Today Magazine, Jan./Feb., 2004.

Mr. Short has served as a Special Master in the Supreme Court, New York County and the Civil Court, New York County and as an arbitrator for the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York and the American Arbitration Association. He is also a mediator for the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Short has served as a guest lecturer at Fordham Law School (fall 2003 and fall 2009) in Insurance Law and Practice.

Skip Short has served as a member of the faculty at the Judicial Institute, presenting a seminar to the Judges of the Appellate Term of the State of New York. He has served as a guest lecturer for the Board of Judges of the Civil Court of the City of New York. He has served as a lecturer for the training department of the American Arbitration Association and the Continuing Legal Education Departments of the New York State Bar Association and the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. He has been a lecturer for the New York State Insurance Department Frauds Bureau, NICB, No-Fault Fraud Summit and NYACT. He has been a member of the faculty of the New York Prosecutors Training Institute. He has testified before the State Assembly Committee on Insurance and before the State Senate Committee on Insurance. He has served as a member of the arbitrator training faculty of the American Arbitration Association. He has given numerous seminars in the fields of insurance and health care fraud.

Skip Short is admitted to the Courts of the State of New York and New Jersey and the District of Columbia, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit, Second Circuit and the D.C. Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Short has been a member of the United States Fencing Team for the Pan American Fencing Championships. He is a Qualified Observer for the New Jersey Astronomical Association. He served for many years as a member of the Board of Governors of the New York Aikikai, the home base of the United States Aikido Federation.