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  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
    5.0 out of 5
  • A great writer and a top-notch insurance coverage counsel, one of the best in the New Jersey Bar.”
    – Chambers USA 2018

    She has impressive market standing and is regarded by clients as “a phenomenal lawyer -- there is no one better at the settlement table.”
    Chambers USA 2017

Education

  • J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, cum laude, 1977
  • M.S., Boston University, 1972
  • B.A., George Washington University, 1971

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association

Essex County Bar Association

American Law Institute, Life Member

International Association of Defense Counsel

Defense Research Institute

Gita F. Rothschild

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Partner
  • T: 973.639.7969
    F: 973.297.3833
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Representative Matters

Danaher Corp. v. Travelers Insurance Co., 10-CV-0121 (S.D.N.Y. Sept. 6, 2012) (Oetken, J.)
Fulton Boiler Works, Inc. v. American Motorists Insurance Co., No. 5:06-CV-1117 (GTS/DEP), 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28756 (N.D.N.Y. March 25, 2010)
Appalachian Ins. Co. v. General Electric Company, 8 A.D. 3d 109, 778 N.Y.S. 2d 494 (1st Dept., 2004)
Consolidated Edison Co. of New York, Inc. v. Allstate Ins. Co., 98 N.Y. 2d 208, 774 N.E. 2d 687, 746 N.Y.S. 2d 622 (2002)
CSR Ltd. V. Federal Ins. Co., 146 F. Supp. 2d 556 (D.N.J. 2001)
In Re Duplan Corp., 212 F. 3d 144, (2nd Cir. 2000)
CSR Ltd. V. Federal Ins. Co., 40 F. Supp. 2d 559 (D.N.J. 1998)
Carter-Wallace, Inc. v. Admiral Ins. Co., 154 N.J. 312, 712 A. 2d 1116 (1998)
Mennen Co. v. Atlantic Mut. Ins. Co., 147 F. 3d 287 (3rd Cir. 1998)In re Tutu Wells Contamination Litigation, 994 F. Supp. 638 (D. Virgin Islands, 1998)
Columbia Cas. Co. v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., 215 A.D. 2d 91, 635 N.Y.S. 2d 173 (1st Dept. 1995)
Utica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Inc., 213 A.D. 2d 1046, 624 N.Y.S. 2d 332 (4th Dept. 1995)
Owens-Illinois, Inc. v. United Ins. Co., 138 N.J. 437, 650 A. 2d 974 (1994)
Coffman v. Keene Corp., 133 N.J. 581, 628 A. 2d 710 (1993)
Theer v. Philip Carey Co., 133 N.J. 610, 628 A. 2d 724 (1993)Dafler v. Raymark Industries, Inc., 132 N.J. 96, 622 A.2d 1305 (1993)
Pulte Home Corp., Inc. v. Ply Gem Industries, Inc., 804 F. Supp. 1471 (M.D. Fla., 1992)
Landrigan v. Celotex Corp., 127 N.J. 404, 605 A. 2d 1079 (1992)
Grassis v. Johns-Manville Corp., 248 N.J. Super 446, 591 A. 2d 671 (1991)
Armco, Inc. v. Glenfed Financial Corp., 720 F. Supp 1129 (D.N.J. 1989)
Armco, Inc. v. Glenfed Financial Corp., 746 F. Supp. 1249 (D.N.J. 1990)
Mauro v. Raymark Industries, Inc., 116 N.J. 126, 561 A. 2d 257 (1989)
Murnick v. Board of Educ. of City of Asbury Park, 235 N.J. Super. 225, 561 A. 2d 1193 (App. Div. 1989)
In re Asbestos Litigation, 829 F. 2d 1233 (3rd Cir. 1987)
Menna v. Johns-Manville Corp., 585 F. Supp. 1178 (D. N.J. 1984)