Chartwell Law adds Insurance Defense Attorney in New York


Chartwell Law added Gellaine T. Newton to its insurance defense litigation team.  Ms. Newton joins the firm’s New York office as an associate where she focuses her practice on insurance defense, handling a variety of matters including general liability and premises liability litigation from complaint through resolution. She 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.

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.