New Jersey Office
Professional liability claims,
including claims against attorneys, accountants, architects,
engineers, insurance agents/brokers and real estate
brokers/agents; public entity cases; employment practice litigation.
Tufts University B.S.
1988 (Major: Mechanical Engineering, minor in Engineering Management)
Seton Hall University School of Law J.D. 1991 (Cum Laude)
New Jersey, New
York, the Federal District Court for the
District of New Jersey and the Federal Third Circuit
Court of Appeals.
State and American Bar Associations; Professional Liability
Speeches and Articles
Meredith Kaplan Stoma
is a partner at Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn in Livingston, New Jersey. Ms. Stoma was named one of New Jersey’s 50 Best Women in Business by NJBIZ Magazine in 2006. She was designated as a New Jersey "Super Lawyer" in 2010 and 2011 and a "Rising Star" in 2006. She also recently received the honor of being named one of New Jersey’s Top 50 Women Lawyers. Ms. Stoma has past experience in handling complex commercial litigation disputes as well as bodily injury and property damages claims. Currently, she concentrates in the area of professional liability and handles claims involving allegations against attorneys, accountants, architects, engineers, insurance agents/brokers and real estate brokers/agents. Ms. Stoma was Chairperson of the Insurance Benefit Committee for the New Jersey State Bar Association from 2004 to 2009. Ms. Stoma has been a Trustee for the Jewish Women's Foundation of New Jersey since 2006. She currently co-chairs the Grants Committee and is a member of the Nominating Committee. Ms. Stoma became a partner with the firm in April of 1999. She currently sits on the firm's Executive Committee.
1994-Present Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn
1992-1994 Fox, Rothschild, O'Brien
& Frankel (successor-in-interest to Katzenbach,
Gildea & Rudner)
1991-1992 Law Clerk to the Honorable James J.
Coleman, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey,
Appellate Division, prior to Justice Coleman's
elevation to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Martindale-Hubbell Legal Rating: AV
To see Ms. Stoma's Supreme Court argument in
Donald T. Polzo, etc., et al. v. County of Essex,click here.