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Methfessel & Werbel Announces Promotions, Staffing Changes

June 6, 2017

As M&W celebrates its 45th Anniversary, Stanziale, Sternback, and Johnstone become Partners of the Firm; Thornton moves to “Of Counsel.”

Methfessel & Werbel is proud to announce the promotion of a number of attorneys, as well as staffing and …


Methfessel & Werbel Attorneys to Speak at Continuing Education Seminars

January 9, 2017

On December 29th, 2016, Counsel Brent R. Pohlman  participated as a speaker for the New Jersey Legal Training Academy Continuing Education course on the Employment Discrimination Laws & Updates in Iselin, NJ. The presentation featured discussions on all of the …


For Third Straight Year, M&W Named Insurance Law Litigation Department of the Year

December 5, 2016

Methfessel & Werbel Named 2016 Insurance Law Litigation Department of the Year by the New Jersey Law Journal
The first three-time winner of this prestigious award is recognized for its excellence and impact in the fields of first party, third


M&W Attorneys on AM Best Insurance Law Podcast

May 31, 2016

Gina Stanziale and Allison Koenke recently appeared on an episode of AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast, discussing the legal basis for rescission of an automobile policy under current New Jersey law. Gina has handled coverage, automobile liability, and premises liability …


Gina Stanziale Promoted to Co-Attorney Manager of the Property Team

April 7, 2016

Methfessel & Werbel is excited to announce that Gina Stanziale has been promoted to Co-Attorney Manager of the Property Team. Gina and Marc Dembling will be Co-Attorney Managers, responsible for leading the team and coordinating with clients in the investigation …


M&W Signs the Pledge for Change

January 11, 2016

Methfessel & Werbel is proud to announce that we have become a signatory to the Pledge for Change, promoted by the American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights. The Pledge affirms M&W’s commitment to diversity, specifically disability diversity, and recognizes …


M&W Attorneys on AM Best Insurance Law Podcast

February 19, 2015

On Friday, February 13, 2015,  A.M. Best hosted Caitlin Lundquist and Eric Harrison in a podcast discussing the subject matter of Caitlin’s recent article in the New Jersey Law Journal: Administrative Exhaustion as a Defense to Education-Related Civil Rights Claims


NJ Law Journal – “Administrative Exhaustion Is a Prerequisite to Claims Under IDEA” by Caitlin Lundquist

January 30, 2015

In January 2015 the New Jersey Law Journal published an article by M&W’s Caitlin Lundquist addressing a common pitfall in the litigation of damage claims asserted on behalf of disabled students.  “Administrative Exhaustion Is a Prerequisite to Claims Under the …


Ed Thornton Appears on the 100th Episode of AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast

January 13, 2015

Ed Thornton of Methfessel & Werbel was the guest on the milestone 100th episode of AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast. During the interview with John Czuba, editor of Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys, the Methfessel & Werbel partner defines …


Jared Schure and Vivian Lekkas Appear on the Latest Episode of AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast

November 24, 2014

Jared Schure and Vivian Lekkas of Methfessel & Werbel made an appearance on the 96th episode of AM Best’s Insurance Law Podcast. Jared’s practice is concentrated in the areas of employment law, education law, discrimination, and civil rights. Vivian’s …