Gellaine T. Newton

Associate

gnewton@chartwelllaw.com
P
(914) 250-9346
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(212) 968-2400
New York, NY
One Battery Park Plaza
35th Floor
New York
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NY
10004
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PRACTICE AREAS

Insurance Defense

General Liability Defense

Premises Liability

Commercial Litigation

Mediation

Arbitration

Admissions

New York

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Education

Penn State University, The Dickinson School of Law

J.D., 2013

Florida International University

B.A., cum laude, 2010

Gellaine T. Newton focuses her practice on insurance defense, handling a variety of matters including general liability and premises liability litigation from complaint through resolution.

Ms. Newton is also experienced in reviewing and negotiating professional contracts assessing their validity, client liability, indemnity and risk transfer options, as well as working with complex commercial leases and other binding agreements.  In addition, she defends businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, as well as mediation and arbitration cases.    

Understanding the importance of regular communication with her clients, Ms. Newton provides regular status updates and risk exposure analysis at all stages of litigation. She is always responsive and available to his clients

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Newton was a member of litigation counsel for a large national insurance carrier in Morristown, New Jersey, where she reviewed commercial contracts and other binding agreements.

Community Service

Attorney Coach, Montclair High School Mock Trial Team

Mentor, Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, Minority Mentor Program

Achievements

NJ State Champion, Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition, 2006

Gellaine T. Newton focuses her practice on insurance defense, handling a variety of matters including general liability and premises liability litigation from complaint through resolution.

Ms. Newton is also experienced in reviewing and negotiating professional contracts assessing their validity, client liability, indemnity and risk transfer options, as well as working with complex commercial leases and other binding agreements.  In addition, she defends businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, as well as mediation and arbitration cases.    

Understanding the importance of regular communication with her clients, Ms. Newton provides regular status updates and risk exposure analysis at all stages of litigation. She is always responsive and available to his clients

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Newton was a member of litigation counsel for a large national insurance carrier in Morristown, New Jersey, where she reviewed commercial contracts and other binding agreements.

Community Service

Attorney Coach, Montclair High School Mock Trial Team

Mentor, Penn State University Dickinson School of Law, Minority Mentor Program

Achievements

NJ State Champion, Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition, 2006

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