Lisa Z. Slotkin is the managing shareholder of Zarwin Baum’s Northern New Jersey office located in Jersey City. Her primary area of practice is professional liability, including defending lawyers in malpractice claims and defending negligence claims against insurance agents and brokers, as well as defending a whole host of other professionals. She is board certified in Privacy and US Data Protection (CIPP/US).
Lisa has extensive experience defending various businesses in everything from fall down incidents to complex construction site accidents. She has defended countless bars and restaurants in liquor liability actions. In addition to being retained by insurance companies to defend their insureds, Lisa also is often retained by insurance companies to represent insurers with respect to disputes over the existence of insurance coverage. Her experience includes litigating in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania. She is also licensed to practice law in New York.
In 1994, Lisa graduated from Temple Law School and joined Zarwin Baum just after taking the bar examination. She has been with the firm for her entire career, starting in our firm’s Philadelphia office then opening the firm’s Jersey City location in 1999. Originally the sole attorney in the office, Lisa’s presence has helped the firm to grow its New Jersey practice to include five lawyers in that satellite office.
Lisa Slotkin was selected for inclusion in “New Jersey Super Lawyers” as published in New Jersey Monthly from 2006 through 2009, and in 2006 and 2007 she was recognized as one of the top 50 female lawyers in New Jersey. She was also featured in the New Jersey Monthly “Ask Super Lawyers” section of the publication in April 2008.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Ask Super Lawyers||New Jersey Monthly||2008|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2007|
|Top 50 Women in New Jersey||Super Lawyers||2007|
|New Jersey Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Top 50 Women in New Jersey||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Shareholder||Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy P.C.||1994 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Defense Research Institute||N/A||N/A|
|Hudson County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|New Jersey Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|New Jersey Defense Association||N/A||N/A|
|North Jersey Claims Association||N/A||N/A|
|Professional Liability Underwriting Society||N/A||N/A|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||JD||1994|
|University of Maryland||BS - Bachelor of Science||1991|
|THEMIS Annual Conference||Professional Liability Panel||2016|
|THEMIS Annual Conference||"The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (aka: The Firm, the Auditor and the Industry) - Understanding, Navigating and Living with Clients' Use of Billing Vendors"||2015|