Livingston, NJ
T: 973.863.7623
F: 973.994.3375
Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation Defense

Personal Injury Defense

Professional Liability Defense

Shaji M. Eapen, Partner

Shaji is an accomplished litigator with a diverse range of experience handling all types of cases. He has successfully litigated various types of claims in New Jersey and New York. He focuses his practice on matters involving professional liability defense (including lawyers, insurance producers, mortgage brokers and real estate agents/brokers), complex civil litigation and insurance coverage disputes. He also has successfully handled environmental, commercial litigation, bodily injury and property damage claims.

Shaji is also an accomplished appellate advocate, having successfully handled matters before federal and state appellate courts.

Shaji is actively involved in his local community. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Rotary Club of Morris Plains and is a Member of the Board of Adjustments for the Borough of Morris Plains.

Shaji is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee

Work Experience

Partner, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn LLP, 2009-Present

Associate, Morgan Melhuish Abrutyn, 2004-2009

Associate, Methfessel & Werbel, 2002-2004

Law Clerk, Honorable Ross Anzaldi, Judge of the New Jersey Superior Court, 2001-2002

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

New York

US District Court for the District of New Jersey

US District Court for the Eastern District of New York

US District Court for the Northern District of New York

US District Court for the Southern District of New York

US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

US Supreme Court


JD, Seton Hall University School of Law, 2001

MS, The Florida State University, 1997

BS, Nova Southeastern University, 1996

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