Bob assists his clients in resolving significant exposures involving civil rights violations, employer liability, insurance coverage, premises liability, product liability, professional liability and public entity liability. He has considerable experience in litigating these types of matters in New Jersey courts.
He is committed to collaborating with his clients to analyze exposures and deliver legal services tailored to the exposures. He understands that careful trial preparation encourages settlement, and when necessary, effective trial and appellate presentations.
Bob also provides a wealth of knowledge in providing advice and opinions to insurers on coverage issues involving automobile, commercial general, employment practices and professional liability insurance. He also has particular experience in handling coverage issues involving additional insureds, contractual indemnity and uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance.
Partner, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 1986-Present
Associate, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 1979-1986
Law Clerk, Jung Wilson & Voorhees, 1977-1979
Sergeant, United States Army, 1969-1970 (Recipient of two Bronze Stars, Army Commendation Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal)
Legal Publishing Liaison, Prentice Hall Legal Publishing, 1966-1969
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
JD, Rutgers University School of Law, 1979
BA, magna cum laude, Rutgers College, Rutgers University, 1976
Rated AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 by Martindale-Hubbell
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Member, Phi Beta Kappa; 1976
Member, Phi Alpha Theta; 1976
Author and Speaker, “How to Effectively Bill Time: The Tripartite Relationship, Relationship Guidelines and the Uniform Task Based Management System” – Firm seminar; 2012