Liability Defense | Subrogation | Coverage  | Fire and Flood




The litigation experience and finishing abilities of Creedon & Gill founding partners Peter Creedon and Jon Gill, were forged in the Bronx  county homicide bureaus and honed through the management of a leading insurance litigation firm.


After positions as a lead trial attorney in the  major offense and homicide bureaus, Mr. Creedon established the firm of Peter J. Creedon & Associates, a successful insurance litigation firm  that routinely handled thousands of action,  cases of grave and catastrophic injury and every manner of  coverage and first party insurance issue.


Mr. Gill’s record of success in the homicide and major offense bureaus is still unmatched, and was followed by service as Chief of Litigation Training. Joining Mr. Creedon as a civil litigator, Mr. Gill established a subrogation and commercial litigation division that made seven figure recoveries regularly.


The venture of Creedon & Gill P.C. is founded on a  history of success with  difficult cases in  challenging venues, and on an exhaustive knowledge of intricate insurance, liability and coverage issues.

Creedon & Gill is an ideal choice for demanding clients in need of outstanding  defense counsel to bring their cases to a successful resolution by trial, arbitration, motion or mediation, or to put a stop to abusive litigation tactics.

 the founding partners of Creedon & Gill have successfully defended personal injury cases involving  wrongful death, paralysis, amputation, orthopedic and neurological surgery, burns and disfigurement, closed head trauma, brain injury, partial and total disability and represented some of the nations largest retailers, banks, construction managers and owners.  

Creedon & Gill attorneys have obtained  verdicts in every Supreme and Federal courthouse in downstate New York, and handled cases involving construction fatalities, trucking  collisions, road design failures, products liability, municipal liability, assault and security failures cases, premises, dram shop act and maritime law cases.

Creedon & Gill has helped meed the needs of the Towns of Islip and Smithtown, Stop & Shop, Utica National Insurance Group, Travelers , The Hartford, Firemans Fund, Allstate, State-Wide I Royal Sun  and many private manufacturers, retailers, physicians and property owners.




The founding partners of Creedon & Gill, Jon Gill and Peter Creedon, have a proud record of success with challenging cases in difficult venues in the demanding field of subrogation litigation.

After positions in the Bronx District Attorney major offense and homicide bureaus, Mr. Creedon established the firm of Peter J. Creedon & Associates, the largest Travelers staff counsel office in the country.   Mr. Gill joined him after a record of success in the Bronx homicide bureau. As Mr. Creedon grew the firm to a size that employed more than thirty attorneys, Mr. Gill developed the first nationally successful, recovery and service driven, staff counsel subrogation operation.

The private venture of Creedon & Gill is founded on this proven track record of success, and on an exhaustive knowledge of the technical, legal and financial issues central to subrogation litigation. Creedon & Gill provides expert, aggressive and cost effective subrogation   services for their clients, and is an outstanding choice for any client in need of forceful and uncompromising prosecutions of their   subrogation actions.


 The unequaled experience of Jon Gill has established him as   one of New York’s leading subrogation litigators, a position strengthened by the support lent by Mr. Creedon’s twenty years of experience handling high profile and complex cases.

Mr. Gill is a graduate of Fire Training and Advanced Fire Training courses sponsored by the National Fire Protective Association; he is a certified arbitrator and a past member of the New York State Department of Insurance loss transfer advisory committee. After receiving the opportunity to create, develop and manage the nation’s first recovery driven, staff counsel subrogation operation, Mr. Gill committed himself to mastering all of the aspects of the major case property, worker’s compensation, auto PIP and auto property damage lines under his management. From intake and investigation through litigation to trial, arbitration or settlement, every aspect of these varied lines received his uncompromising attention.

Utilizing his investigative skills honed as a prosecutor, Mr. Gill responded to the scenes of catastrophic fire, water, building collapse and airliner crash losses to conduct investigations and gather proof. 

Within a short time, the seven figure recoveries of Mr. Gill’s subrogation unit, and its successes in terms of size, inventory and cost efficiency, rivaled those of any private firm. Mr. Gill drafted major case guidelines, cause and origin best practices, provided coverage opinions and taught training courses at the regional claim centers.

In private practice for the last five years, Mr. Gill has continued to provide his unmatched skills to insurers, commercial clients and third party administrators who demand forceful and successful prosecutions of their subrogation actions.

In addition to the large loss cases, we have also handled auto PI & PD and Property loss case under $100,000 for a number of carriers on a nationwide basis.



While the list of subrogation matters that Mr. Gill has handled is too exhaustive to detail here, the bulleting of some of the cases he has successfully resolved highlights Mr. Gill’s expertise in matters involving major losses or damages caused by fire and the failure of related suppression systems.

Representative Cases

● Loss of American Airlines Flight 587.

● 7 million dollar warehouse fire loss.    

● 2.5 million dollar residential fires caused by negligent utility installations.

● 1.2 million dollar workers comp lien caused by negligent road design.

● 1.2 million dollar building collapse loss caused by negligent engineering.

● 1.2 million dollar retailer water loss caused by contractor negligence.

● 1 million dollar retailer water loss caused by sprinkler failure.

● 1 million dollar residential fire loss caused by contractor negligence.

● 1 million dollar restaurant complex water loss caused by sprinkler failure.


 Mr. Gill’s expertise is amplified by Mr. Creedon’s twenty years of experience handling and trying high profile fire and explosion cases, catastrophic injury and wrongful death labor law cases and ground breaking appellate matters defining the rights of insurers in such cases.



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CREEDON & GILL P.C.    24 Woodbine Ave,  Ste 8.  Northport  New York  11768     ph.  (631) 656 9220    fx.  (631) 686 6718