E. Drew Britcher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Glen Rock, NJ

Britcher Leone, LLC
 | 175 Rock Road, Glen Rock, NJ 07452
Phone: 201-444-1644
Fax: 201-444-0803
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)

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Attorney Profile

The head of the trial practice at Britcher Leone & Roth, LLC, located in Glen Rock, New Jersey, E. Drew Britcher has spent nearly 30 years practicing medical malpractice and personal injury law. Focusing his practice exclusively on litigation, he represents plaintiffs throughout northern and central New Jersey in medical malpractice, product liability and other personal injury matters. He has served as Counsel of Record or Amicus Counsel on more than 35 reported decisions of the New Jersey Supreme Court or Appellate Division. He is considered an authority on the New Jersey Patient First and Patient Safety Acts.

After graduating from Rutgers College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1981 in Political Science, while also completing the major requirements of History and Secondary Education, Mr. Britcher attended New York Law School, where he was admitted to the Order of Barristers and named the Regional Graduate of the Year by the international legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi before receiving his Juris Doctor in 1984. Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and is Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Board on Attorney Certification of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Recognized for his superior track record, Mr. Britcher has received numerous honors from his peers, including the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association for Justice, an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell, a Top 10 or Top 100 Superlawyer for more than a decade and is a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Freely sharing his knowledge and experience with others, he has published multiple articles on subjects relating to his practice area and gives frequent presentations pertaining to medical malpractice and trial practice. Mr. Britcher also serves as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University School of Law, where he teaches courses in medical malpractice law and litigation.

To stay up to date with the latest developments in his practice areas, Mr. Britcher continues to be an active participant in several professional organizations. He is a currently an At-Large Governor of the American Association for Justice, Past President of the Council of State Presidents, Past President of the New Jersey Association for Justice and he is also a member of the Bergen, Passaic and Morris County Bar Associations.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

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About Drew Britcher

Admitted: 1984, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://www.medmalnj.com/Lawyers/E-D-Britcher-esq.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Who's Who Among American College and University Students, New York Law School, 1984
  • Professional Achievement Award, New Jersey Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1988
  • Winning Team & Best Brief, Region I ATLA Student Mock Trial, New York Law School
  • ABA Client Counseling Competition, New York Law School
  • Vice Magister, Dwight Inn Phi Delta Phi, New York Law School
  • American Association for Justice Distinguished Service Award, 2013
  • American Association for Justice Distinguished Service Award, 2011
  •  American Associan for Justice Distinguished Service Award, 2009
  • American Associan for Justice Distinguished Service Award, 2004
  • Professional Achievement Award, NJSBA, Young Lawyers Division, 1988
  • Order of the Barristers, New York Law School, New York, New York
  • Phi Delta Phi, Province I Graduate of the Year, New York Law School
  • Quarterfinalist, Entertainment/Communications Moot Court, New York Law School
  • Moot Court Executive Board, New York Law School
  • Who's Who Among American Law Students, New York Law School, 1983 - 1984
  • New Jersey Top Legal Mind - Inside New Jersey 2012
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, 2008 - 2009
  • Weidemann - Wysocki Award - Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2005
  • American Association for Justice Gold Medical for Distinguished Service Award, 2002
  • Class of 1931 Award, Loyal Son of Rutgers, Rutgers College
  • National Finalist, ATLA National Student Mock Trial, New York Law School
  • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, New York Law School
  • Phi Delta Phi, Dwight Inn Graduate of the Year, New York Law School
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, New York Law School, 1983 - 1984
  • Bergen's Best Lawyers, 201 Magazine, 2011 - 2013
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers, 2007 - 2009
  • Bergen County Bar Foundation Lawyer Achievement Award, 2004
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2000 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Recertified Civil Trial Attorney, 2001
  • Recertified Civil Trial Attorney, 2016
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney, 1994
  • Recertified Civil Trial Attorney, 2011
  • Recertified Civil Trial Attorney, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Master, Pashman Inn of Court, 2006 - Present
  • Treasurer, American Association for Justice, 2000 - 2001
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association, Nominating Committee, 2004 - 2007
  • Member, American Association for Justice, Amicus Committee, 2009 - Present
  • State Delegate, AAJ, 1996 - 1998
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1984 - 1987
  • Chairperson, State Affairs, American Association for Justice, 2007 - 2009
  • Amicus Committee Chairperson, American Association for Justice, 1995 - Present
  • New York, 1985
  • Immediate Past President, American Association for Justice, 2006 - 2007
  • Legislative Committee Co - Chairperson, American Association for Justice, 2003 - 2005
  • Chairperson, AAJ-NJ, Amicus and Medical Malpractice Committees
  • First Vice - President, American Association for Justice, 2003 - 2004
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association, 1984 - Present
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 1984
  • Third Vice - President, American Association for Justice, 2001 - 2002
  • Co - Chairperson, Bergen County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2004 - 2006
  • Chairperson, American Association for Justice, Amicus Committee, 2013 - Present
  • Parliamentarian, American Association for Justice, 1998 - 1999
  • Member, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, 1984 - 1987
  • State Delegate, American Association for Justice, 2007 - 2010
  • Medical Malpractice Committee Chairperson, AAJ-NJ/NJAJ, 2002 - Present
  • Member, New York State Bar Association, 1984 - 1986
  • New Jersey, 1984
  • American Association for Justice, Executive Committee, 2006 - 2007
  • Long Range Planning Committee Co - Chairperson, American Association for Justice, 2003 - 2006
  • President, American Association for Justice-New Jersey Chapter
  • President - Elect, American Association for Justice, 2004 - 2005
  • Member, American Association for Justice/New Jersey Association for Justice 1983 - Present
  • U. S. Supreme Court, 2012
  • Board of Trustees, Trial Lawyers Care, Inc., 2001 - 2008
  • Co - Chairperson, Bergen County Bar Association, Medical - Legal Cooperation Committee, 1990 - 2007
  • Governor, American Association for Justice, 2010 - Present
  • Secretary, American Association for Justice, 1999 - 2000
  • Member, Morris County Bar Association, 1984 - Present
  • Member, Convention Planning, American Association for Justice, 2009 - Present
  • Board of Governors, American Association for Justice, 1995 - 1996
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1984 - 1987
  • President, Council of Presidents, American Association for Justice, 2006 - 2007
  • Law Member, American College of Legal Medicine, 2002 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1990
  • President, American Association for Justice, 2005 - 2006
  • Member, AAJ/American Association for Justice, 1983 - Present
  • Founding Member, Board of Trial Lawyers Care, National Charitable Foundation
  • Second Vice - President, American Association for Justice, 2002 - 2003
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association, Nominating Committee, 2013 - 2016

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Counsel, Little Vikings Football Association, 1998 - 2000
  • Democratic County Committeeman (Parsippany), 1984 - 2000
  • Town Coordinator, Maguire for Congress, 1980
  • President, Morris County Senior Soccer Association, 1989 - 1994
  • Senate Candidate, 26th District, 1993
  • Development Committee, Interfaith Food Pantry, 2008 - Present
  • Staff, YMCA Mid - Atlantic Region Model United Nations, 1981 - 1988
  • Mayoral Candidate, Parsippany - Troy Hills, 1989
  • Vice Chairperson, Planned Parenthood (PPGNNJ), 1999 - 2001
  • Lecturer, American Legion Jersey Boys' State, 1990 - Present
  • Finance Committee, Braley for Senate (IA), 2013 - 2014
  • Member, Parsippany Zoning Board of Adjustment,1986 - 1989
  • Committee Member, Boys Scout Troop 173, Parsippany, NJ, 1999 - 2000
  • Finance Committee, Braley for Congress (IA - 1), 2008
  • Coordinator, Shapiro for Governor, 1986
  • Executive Committee, Rutgers Alumni Association, Inc., 1984 - 1987
  • Recipient, Rutgers College Class of 1931 Award, 1991
  • New Jersey Democratic State Committeeman, 1993 - 1997
  • Coordinator, Torricelli for Congress, 1982
  • Coach, Parsippany Soccer Club, Travel Team, 1989 - 1993, 1997 - 1998
  • Campaign Manager, Letts for Mayor - Parsippany, 1993
  • President, Paramus Young Democrats, 1976 - 1980
  • Staff, American Legion Jersey Boys' State, 1977 - 1990
  • Senate Candidate, 26th District, 1991
  • Board of Trustees, Trial Lawyers Care, Inc., 2001 - 2008 (Founding Member)
  • Advisor, Explorer Scouts, Law and Government, 1985 - 1987
  • Member, Medical Care Availability Task Force
  • Assembly Candidate, 26th District, 1987
  • Board of Trustees, Jersey Boys' State Foundation, 2005 - Present
  • Finance Committee, Menendez for US Senate (NJ), 2011 - 2012
  • Town Coordinator, Askin for Congress, 1986
  • President, Rutgers College Class of 1981, 1981 - 1986
  • Reunion Co - Chairperson, Rutgers College Class of, 1986 - Present
  • Finance Committee, Braley for Congress (IA - 1), 2012
  • Coordinator, Shapiro for Governor, 1985
  • Coach, Morris County Soccer League, Select Team, 1992
  • Campaign Manager, Letts for Mayor - Parsippany, 1994
  • Democratic County Committeeman, (Paramus), 1980 - 1983
  • Captain, Montville Masters Soccer Club, 1989 - Present
  • Finance Committee (NJ), Clinton for President, 1992
  • Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood (PPGNNJ), 2004 - 2007
  • Staff, YMCA New Jersey Youth and Government Program, 1981 - 1988
  • Member, New Jersey/New York Host Committee for World Cup, 1994
  • Alternate Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1988
  • Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood (PPGNNJ), 1995 - 2001
  • Finance Committee, Booker for US Senate (NJ), 2013 - 2014
  • Chairperson, Parsippany Democratic County Committee, 1985 - 1989
  • Committee Chairperson, Cub Scout Pack 142, Parsippany, NJ, 1996 - 1999
  • Finance Committee, Braley for Congress (IA - 1), 2010
  • Town Coordinator, Askin for Congress, 1985
  • Reunion Co - Chairperson, Rutgers College Class of, 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Maximizing Damages in Injured Children Cases" American Association for Justice Mid-Winter Convention, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, January 2008
  • "Testimony of Treating Physicians and the Physician-Patient Privilege," ATLA- NJ, NJ Annual Convention, June 1995
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice, Boardwalk, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice," April 2013
  • "Dealing with ACOG 163 and the Importance of Neuroimaging," ATLA Midwinter Convention, Maui, Hawaii, February 2003
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2007" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2007
  • "Handling Medical Device Cases," Bergen County Bar Association, Hackensack, New Jersey, April 1995
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice, Medicine for Lawyers, February 2013
  • "Hot Topics in Personal Injury Litigation," ATLA-NJ, Edison, New Jersey, February 2003
  • "Handling Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Cases," ATLA-NJ, Edison, New Jersey, February 2003
  • Co-Chair and Summation Presentation, "Mock Trial of a Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer Case," ATLA-NJ Meadowlands Seminars, October 2007
  • "Effective Techniques of Obtaining and Interpreting Medical Information When Preparing a Case for Trial," Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Woodbridge, New Jersey, 1995
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Seminar, November 2012
  • "Handling Wrongful Birth/Wrongful Life Cases in Today's World," Last Chance Seminar-Masters Track, Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2002
  • ATLA-NJ Meadowlands Seminar Co-Chair, October 2007
  • "Recent Advances In Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claims," Dunphy v. Gregor, ATLA-NJ Annual Convention, Absecon, New Jersey, June 94 Mid-Winter Convention, Maui, Hawaii, February 1995
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminars, November 2012
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2002," ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2002
  • "Debunking the Junk Science" Professional Negligence Section, American Association for Justice, Summer Convention, Chicago, IL, July 2007
  • "Proving Medical Malpractice Cases," ATLA-NJ Concurrent Seminar, Woodbridge, New Jersey, December 1994
  • "Lessons Learned from Cases Lost", New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminars, November 2012
  • "The Step-by-Step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," ATLA-NJ, Newark, New Jersey August 2002
  • "Apparent Authority-Expanding your Defendants," Boardwalk Convention, ATLA - NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2007
  • "Recent Advances in Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claims," Dunphy v. Gregor, ATLA-NJ Annual Convention, Absecon, New Jersey, June 1994
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2012" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2012
  • "The Step-by-Step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," ATLA, Atlanta, Georgia July 2002
  • Co-Chairperson, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice" Boardwalk Convention, ATLA - NJ Atlantic City, NJ, April 2007
  • "Creative Settlement Techniques," Bergen County Bar Association, Hackensack, New Jersey, March 1994
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice, Boardwalk, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice," April 2012
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice, Medicine for Lawyers, February 2012
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2002
  • "Dream Team" Member-Premises Liability Trial Presentation, ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, February 2007
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Seminar, November 2011
  • "Understanding the Victim Compensation Fund," New York Law School, Clinical Education Department, New York, New York, April 2002
  • Co-Chairperson "Medicine for Lawyers," ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, February 2007
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminars, November 2011
  • "The Step-by-Step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," ATLA-NJ, Atlantic City, New Jersey April 2002
  • "Top Ten Tips for Trying Birth Trauma Cases" Litigating Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, AAJ-NCA, Tucson, AZ, February 2007
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2011" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2011
  • "The Step-by-Step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," ATLA-NJ, Teaneck, New Jersey, April 2002
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2006" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2006
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice, Boardwalk, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice," April 2011
  • "The Step-by-Step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2002
  • "Video Conference in the Courtroom," Boardwalk Convention, ATLA-NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2006
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Seminar, February 2011
  • "The Step-by-step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Fairfax, Virginia, March 2002
  • Adjunct Professor, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, New Jersey, Medical Malpractice Law – Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Case, 2010 - Present
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2006
  • Presenter, American Association for Justice, Mid-Winter Convention, Trial Advocacy Track, January 2011
  • "Another Arrow in Your Quiver-Using the Internet in Discovery and Beyond," ATLA-NJ Concurrent Seminar, Edison, New Jersey, February 2002
  • Guest Lecturer, Seton Hall Law School, Newark, New Jersey, Medical Malpractice, 2003 - 2009
  • Co-Chairperson, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice" Boardwalk Convention, ATLA-NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2006
  • Co-Chairperson, "Medical Negligence-Knowing When to Hold 'Em," ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, February 2006
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice Medical Malpractice, Seminar, November 2010
  • "The Step-by-step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications" ATLA-NJ, Woodbridge, New Jersey, February 2002
  • Adjunct Instructor, Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, Tort Litigation, 1987
  • "Current Neuroimaging Issues in Birth Trauma Cases," with Armand Leone, Jr., M.D., Esq., Litigating Catastrophically Injured Infant Cases, ATLA-NCA, Marina Del Rey, CA, February 2006
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association For Justice Meadowlands Seminars, November 2010
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2001," ICLE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2001
  • Book Review – "The Next Justice: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process," TRIAL, 2009
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2005" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2005
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2010" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2010
  • "The Step-by-step Process of Handling Victim Compensation Fund Applications," ATLA-Midwinter Convention, Miami, Florida, January 2002
  • "The Doctrine of Apparent Employment," New Jersey Law Journal, January 19, 2009
  • Moderator, "Handling Auto Cases after DiProspero and Serrano" ATLA-NJ, July 2005
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice, Boardwalk, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice," April 2010
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2001
  • "The Doctrine of Apparent Authority in Medical Malpractice Cases," New Jersey Law Journal, October 27, 2008
  • Co-Chairperson, "Winning Medical Malpractice Cases," ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, May 2005
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice, Medicine for Lawyers, February 2010
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2000
  • "Consider Juror Emotions, Politics in Wrongful Birth Cases," co-authored with Armand Leone, Jr., M.D., Esq. and Jessica Choper, Esq., TRIAL, October 2006
  • "The Patient First Act of 2004," co-authored with Abbott Brown, Esq., New Jersey Law Journal, 2005
  • "Pre-natal Diagnosis," ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2005
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, ATLA-NJ Medical Malpractice Seminar, November 2009
  • Panelist, "Kumho Tire and Expert Witnesses," ATLA-NJ, Edison, New Jersey, February 2000
  • "The Patient Safety Act of 2004," co-authored with Abbott Brown, Esq., New Jersey Law Journal, 2005
  • Co-Chairperson, "Medicine for Lawyers," ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2005
  • Co-Chair, ATLA-NJ Meadowlands Seminar, November 2009
  • Co-Chairperson, "Medicine for Lawyers," ATLA-NJ, Spring 2000
  • "Product Liability", ATLA-NJ Basic Trial Academy, October 1999
  • "Compensating Children Injured by Vaccinations-Route to take before going to Court," with Mindy Michaels Roth, 10 New Jersey Lawyer 308, 2001
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2005
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2009" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2009
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts", Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 1999
  • "Clinton Healthcare Plan is afflicted with Bias," 137 N.J.L.J. 1250, 1994
  • "The Patient First Act and Patient Safety Act," Co-Chair Medical Malpractice Seminar, ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, February 2005
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice, Boardwalk, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice," April 2009
  • Co-Chairperson, "Medicine for Lawyers," ATLA-NJ, Spring 1999
  • "Broad View of Design Defects," Leader's Product Liability Newsletter, Volume 5, Medical Malpractice, (published by Matthew Bender)
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2004," ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2004
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice, Medicine for Lawyers, February 2009
  • Co-Chairperson, "Medicine for Lawyers," ATLA-NJ, Spring 1999
  • "Malpractice Strategy, Settlement Brochures," Medical Malpractice Law Strategy, Volume 3, Number 6, April 1986
  • Co-Chairperson, "Understanding the Patient First and Patient Safety Acts," ATLA-NJ Seminar, Jamesburg, NJ, June 2004
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, ATLA-NJ Medical Malpractice Seminar, October 2008
  • "Product Liability," ATLA-NJ Basic Trial Academy, October 1998
  • "Watershed Year for Dalkon Shield Legislation," Leader's Product Liability Newsletter, Volume 4, Number 7, January 1986
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2004
  • Co-Chair, ATLA-NJ Meadowlands Seminar, October 2008
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2008" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, November 2008
  • Chairperson, "Medicine for Lawyers," ATLA-NJ, Fall 1997
  • "Starting the Clock on Dalkon Shield Suits," Leader's Product Liability Newsletter, Volume 3, Number 9, March 1985
  • "From the Web to the Courtroom, Finding and Using Animations and Exhibits on the Internet," Co-Speaker with Stephanie F. Pierson, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, April 2004
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, ATLA-NJ Boardwalk, "Hot Tips in Medical Malpractice", Atlantic City, NJ, April 2008
  • Panelist, "Medical Law & Negligence," ATLA-NJ, November 1997
  • Board of Editors, Leader's Product Liability Newsletter, 1984 - 1990
  • "Proving Liability in Medical Malpractice Cases," Co-Chair Medical Malpractice Seminar, ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, February 2004
  • Moderator and Lecturer, "Tips, Traps and Techniques," New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, New Brunswick, NJ, March 2008
  • "Product Liability," ATLA-NJ Basic Trial Academy, October 1997
  • Co-Chair and Presenter, New Jersey Association for Justice Medical Malpractice Seminar, November 2013
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2003" ICLE, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2003
  • "Failure to Diagnose Heart Attack in the ER," American Association for Justice Medical Seminar, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, March 2008
  • "Medical Negligence: From Evaluation Through Trial," ATLA-NJ, Edison, New Jersey, February 1997
  • Co-Chair, New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminars, November 2013
  • Panelist, "Top Ten in Torts," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2003
  • "Mammograms 101" Medicine for Lawyers, Edison, NJ, February 2008
  • "Product Liability," ATLA-NJ Basic Trial Academy, October 1996
  • "Opening Statement – Last Chance to Make a First Impression – Damages" New Jersey Association for Justice Meadowlands Seminars, November 2013
  • "Handling Wrongful Birth/Wrongful Life Cases in Today's World," Boardwalk Seminar, ATLA-NJ, April 2003
  • Co-Chair "Medicine for Lawyers 2008," ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, February 2008
  • Chairperson, Basic Trial Academy, ATLA-NJ, Edison, NJ, Fall 1995
  • "Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice: Update 2013" NJLJ, Morristown, NJ, October 2013
  • "Dealing with Neonatal Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy, Defining Pathogenesis and Pathophysiology," Boardwalk Seminar ATLA- NJ, April 2003

Representative Clients:

  • Polzo v. County of Essex, 196 N.J. 569, 2008
  • DelGaudio v. Rodriguera, 280 N.J. Super. 125, App. Div., 1995
  • Acuna v. Turkish, 192 N.J. 399, 2007 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Mueller v. Parke Davis, 252 N.J. Super. 347, App. Div. 1991
  • Nicholas v. Mynster, 213 N.J. 463, 2013 (Appellate Counsel)
  • Coyne v. NJDOT, 182 N.J. 481, 2005
  • Polzo v. County of Essex, 209 N.J. 51, 2012
  • Hawksby v. DePietro, 165 N.J. 58, 2000
  • Moore v. Woman to Woman, 416 N.J. Super. 30, App. Div., 2010 (Amicus Curiae)
  • N.J.M. v. Breen, 153 N.J. 424, 1998 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Pellicer v. St. Barnabas Hospital, 200 N.J. 22 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Sinclair v. Roth, 356 N.J. Super. 4, App. Div., 2002
  • Basil v. Wolf, 193 N.J. 38, 2007 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Stigliano v. Connaught Labs, Inc., 270 N.J. Super 373, App. Div., 1994
  • In Re Advisory Letter, 215 N.J. 495, 2013
  • C.W. v. Cooper Hospital, 388 N.J. Super. 42, App. Div. 2006 (Amicus Curiae)
  • C.A. EX. REL. v. Bentolila, 428 N.J. Super. 115, App. Div., 2012 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Reynolds v. Gonzalez, 172 N.J. 266, 2002 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Seals v. County of Morris, 417 N.J. Super. 74, App. Div., 2010 (Amicus Curiae)
  • R.F. v. Abbott Laboratories, 162 N.J. 596, 2000 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Carchidi v. Iavicoli, 412 N.J. Super. 374, App. Div., 2010 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Stigliano v. Connaught Labs, Inc.,140 N.J. 305, 1995
  • Sinclair v. Merck & Co., Inc., 195 N.J. 1, 2008 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Dunphy v. Gregor, 136 N.J. 99, 1994 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Sinclair v. Merck & Co., 389 N.J. Super. 493, App. Div. 2006 (Amicus Curiae)
  • D.D. v. UMDNJ, 213 N.J. 130, 2013 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Coyne v. NJDOT, 366 N.J. Super. 578, App. Div., 2004
  • Pliva v. Mensing, 09-993, U.S. 6-23-11 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Willis v. Ashby, 353 N.J. Super. 104, App. Div. 2002 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Stelluti v. Casapenn Enterprises, 203 N.J. 286, 2010 (Amicus Curiae)
  • Hawksby v. DePietro, 319 N.J. Super. 89, App. Div., 1999

Educational Background:

  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A. in Political Science, History and Secondary Education credit requirements also achieved, K-12 Certification (Social Studies), Dean's List, University Student Legislative Liaison, Congressperson, Rutgers College Governing Association, Class President, May 1981
  • Rutgers College of Pharmacy, New Brunswick, NJ, Certificate Awarded in Physiology-Pharmacology, May 1983
  • Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry, Hackensack, NJ, Certificate Awarded in Pharmacology, August 1983
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