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MMA Attorneys Named as 2016 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn is pleased to announce the selection of seven of its attorneys to the 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Elliott AbrutynJoseph DeDonatoLeonard C. LeichtMeredith Kaplan Stoma and Shaji M. Eapen were selected as Super Lawyers.

In addition, Thomas G. Rantas and Jeffrey B. Pechow were selected as Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

Thomson Reuters issues the Supers Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. A description of the selection methodology is located here. No aspect of these advertisements has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

MMA Attorneys Selected as 2015 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Star

Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn is pleased to announce the selection of six of its attorneys to the 2015 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Elliott Abrutyn, Joseph DeDonato, Leonard C. Leicht, Meredith Kaplan Stoma and Shaji M. Eapen were selected as Super Lawyers.

Meredith was also recognized as a Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyer.

In addition, Thomas G. Rantas was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Thomson Reuters issues the Supers Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. A description of the selection methodology is located here. No aspect of these advertisements has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

MMA Achieves Summary Judgment on Behalf of Insurer Client in Declaratory Judgment Action

Elliott Abrutyn and Thomas G. Rantas won summary judgment for their insurer client, Essex Insurance Company, in the matter of Reeves v. Peak Development Corp. In its written decision, the Trial Court dismissed the claims asserted against Essex because there was no evidence that the parties seeking coverage were named as additional insureds. In addition, the Trial Court found that there was no evidence of apparent authority to bind Essex to the actions of a retail broker that allegedly made representations regarding the provision of additional insured coverage.

MMA Attorneys Named as 2014 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn is pleased to announce the selection of six of its attorneys to the 2014 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Elliott AbrutynJoseph DeDonatoLeonard C. Leicht and Meredith Kaplan Stoma were selected as Super Lawyers.

Meredith and Len also obtained top-tier rankings. Meredith was recognized as a Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyer and Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer and Len was selected as a Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer.

In addition, Shaji M. Eapen and Thomas G. Rantas were selected as Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

Thomson Reuters issues the Supers Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. A description of the selection methodology is located here. No aspect of these advertisements has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

MMA Obtains Summary Judgment on Behalf of Insurer Client in Construction Defect Action

Elliott Abrutyn and Thomas G. Rantas successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of their insurer client, Evanston Insurance Company, in the matter of Cypress Point Condo. Ass’n, Inc. v. Adria Towers, LLC. In Cypress Point, the Cypress Point Condominium Association, Inc. sought to compel Evanston to indemnify the developer for the Association’s claims. Trial Court of Hudson County rejected the Association’s claims based on the application of Weedo v. Stone-e-Brick and its progeny and dismissed all claims against Evanston.

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Meredith Kaplan Stoma Speaks Regarding “Managing Expectations in the Tripartite Relationship” at IADC Professional Liability Roundtable

The International Association of Defense Counsel selected Meredith Kaplan Stoma as one of the presenters for its 2013 Professional Liability Roundtable in New York City. At the seminar, Meredith and her co-presenter spoke about their article “Managing Expectations in the Tripartite Relationship,” which explored the difficulties encountered by clients, insurers and defense counsel involved in defending lawsuits within the tripartite relationship. Thomas G. Rantas worked with Meredith to prepare the article and presentation materials.

MMA Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars

Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn is pleased to announce the selection of six of its attorneys to the 2013 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a peer-review of lawyers where attorneys nominate their colleagues. Super Lawyers is published by Law & Politics magazine.

Elliott Abrutyn, Joseph DeDonato, Leonard C. Leicht and Meredith Kaplan Stoma were selected as 2013 Super Lawyers. In addition Meredith was recognized as a Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyer and Len was selected as a Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyer

In addition, Shaji M. Eapen and Thomas G. Rantas were selected as 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

Thomson Reuters issues the Supers Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists. A description of the selection methodology is located here. No aspect of these advertisements has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.