Abbey R. Lacheen

Partner

alacheen@chartwelllaw.com
P
(610) 666-8428
F
(610) 666-7704
Moorestown, NJ
302 Harper Drive
Suite 205
Moorestown
,
NJ
08057
Valley Forge, PA
970 Rittenhouse Road
Suite 300
Eagleville
,
PA
19403
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PRACTICE AREAS

Workers' Compensation

In-House Counsel Assistance Including Claims & Underwriting File Analysis and Privilege Determination for Non-Party Subpoenas

Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., 2003

Pennsylvania State University

B.A., 2000

Abbey Lacheen devotes her entire practice to workers’ compensation defense litigation, providing experienced, responsive and dedicated counsel to self-insured employers, insurance companies and governmental/quasi-governmental agencies. Ms. Lacheen is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, making her one of few attorneys in her field to actively handle the complex issues that arise in cross-border workers’ compensation matters.

Ms. Lacheen is a partner of Chartwell Law, and was one of the first female equity partners. Ms. Lacheen serves as the managing partner of the firm’s New Jersey practice, and as the workers’ compensation coordinator of the firm’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York offices. She is also a member of the firm’s Medicare Set-Aside team and is active within the firm’s legal education outreach initiatives.

Ms. Lacheen has authored several articles on workers’ compensation issues and regularly conducts educational seminars for clients across the country. She participates in the Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference and the National RIMS Conference. In addition, Ms. Lacheen is an active participant in the New Jersey Self-Insurers’ Association and, in 2016, presented on “Case Law & Legislative Update” at the association’s annual conference.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Widener University School of Law, Ms. Lacheen was a certified legal intern in the Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic, where she represented clients in court and advised clients on a variety of legal issues.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

American Bar Association

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2008, 2010-2013)

Presentations

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation 101, 102, and 103 Seminars for numerous clients including self-insured employers and insurance companies.

Numerous educational client seminars and training sessions for self-insured employers, insurance carriers, and third party administrators on various issues in dealing with Pennsylvania and New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.

"Case Law & Legislative Update," New Jersey Self-Insurers' Association Conference, November 2016

Churchill Casualty/MAC Casualty Pennsylvania and New Jersey Focus Group – “Pennsylvania and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation and ADA interplays”, August 4, 2010

“Strategies to Limit Exposure on Pennsylvania and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claims,” Willis, April 7, 2010

“Updated Medicare Regulations Effecting Workers’ Compensation Settlements: Medicare and Attorney Perspectives,” Montgomery Bar Association Annual CLE Program, October 2009

“Stomp Out Smoking…Stomp Out Claims…” New Jersey Self-Insurers Association Bulletin, August 2009

“Strategies to Limit Your Exposure on Pennsylvania and New Jersey Claims,” The Healthcare Industry Workers’ Compensation Forum, June 12, 2009

“Fundamentals of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice,” Churchill Casualty Workers’ Compensation Focus Group, May 21, 2009

“Basic New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Practice for Adjusters,” Maine Employers Mutual Indemnity Company, February 13, 2008

"Calculating Interest: Making the ‘Compound’ ‘Simple,’” Pennsylvania Self-Insurers’ Association publication, January 2007

Abbey Lacheen devotes her entire practice to workers’ compensation defense litigation, providing experienced, responsive and dedicated counsel to self-insured employers, insurance companies and governmental/quasi-governmental agencies. Ms. Lacheen is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, making her one of few attorneys in her field to actively handle the complex issues that arise in cross-border workers’ compensation matters.

Ms. Lacheen is a partner of Chartwell Law, and was one of the first female equity partners. Ms. Lacheen serves as the managing partner of the firm’s New Jersey practice, and as the workers’ compensation coordinator of the firm’s Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York offices. She is also a member of the firm’s Medicare Set-Aside team and is active within the firm’s legal education outreach initiatives.

Ms. Lacheen has authored several articles on workers’ compensation issues and regularly conducts educational seminars for clients across the country. She participates in the Annual National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference and the National RIMS Conference. In addition, Ms. Lacheen is an active participant in the New Jersey Self-Insurers’ Association and, in 2016, presented on “Case Law & Legislative Update” at the association’s annual conference.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University and Widener University School of Law, Ms. Lacheen was a certified legal intern in the Pennsylvania Civil Law Clinic, where she represented clients in court and advised clients on a variety of legal issues.

Professional Associations

Pennsylvania Bar Association

New Jersey Bar Association

American Bar Association

Achievements

Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars® (2008, 2010-2013)

Presentations

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation 101, 102, and 103 Seminars for numerous clients including self-insured employers and insurance companies.

Numerous educational client seminars and training sessions for self-insured employers, insurance carriers, and third party administrators on various issues in dealing with Pennsylvania and New Jersey workers’ compensation claims.

"Case Law & Legislative Update," New Jersey Self-Insurers' Association Conference, November 2016

Churchill Casualty/MAC Casualty Pennsylvania and New Jersey Focus Group – “Pennsylvania and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation and ADA interplays”, August 4, 2010

“Strategies to Limit Exposure on Pennsylvania and New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Claims,” Willis, April 7, 2010

“Updated Medicare Regulations Effecting Workers’ Compensation Settlements: Medicare and Attorney Perspectives,” Montgomery Bar Association Annual CLE Program, October 2009

“Stomp Out Smoking…Stomp Out Claims…” New Jersey Self-Insurers Association Bulletin, August 2009

“Strategies to Limit Your Exposure on Pennsylvania and New Jersey Claims,” The Healthcare Industry Workers’ Compensation Forum, June 12, 2009

“Fundamentals of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Practice,” Churchill Casualty Workers’ Compensation Focus Group, May 21, 2009

“Basic New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Practice for Adjusters,” Maine Employers Mutual Indemnity Company, February 13, 2008

"Calculating Interest: Making the ‘Compound’ ‘Simple,’” Pennsylvania Self-Insurers’ Association publication, January 2007

Resources