Skilled commercial litigator who represents clients in commercial litigation, personal injury, appellate, corporate, real estate, and trademark matters.
Successfully developed an appellate practice and as such was amicus counsel before the United States Supreme Court in the case of Bates v. Dow, 544 U.S. 431 (2005) which overturned years of Federal preemption of product liability cases.
Admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, the New Jersey Federal District Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Kathleen has written many successful appellate briefs including a matter of first impression before the Appellate Division and the New Jersey Supreme Court in Weise v. Dedhia, 188 N.J. 587 (2006) which was also featured in the New Jersey Lawyer and the amicus brief in McMahon v. New Jersey Manufacturers, 364 N.J. Super. 188 (App. Div. 2003) Other successful appeals include Mortellite v. Novartis, 460 F.3d 483 (3d Cir. 2006). Iwasko v. Diamond (CPM-L-1347-99), Gonzalez v. Safe & Sound Security Corp., 185 N.J. 100 (2005). Salartash Surgical Associates v. DelRosario, 2007WL895688, N.J. Super., App Div. 3/27/07; Bauer v. Nesbitt, 399 N.J. Super. 71 (App.Div. 2008); Byer v. Prudential Fox Roach, 2008 WL 4057801; Interlocutory appeals granted :Risko v Thompson Muller Automotive Group, Inc. t/a Hammonton Chrysler Jeep Dodge
Certified Foreclosure Mediator.
Member of the Atlantic County Bar and the American Association for Justice, New Jersey Chapter.
Graduated from Rutgers University Law School, Juris Doctorate; Rutgers University, Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Certified Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum||Million Dollar Advocates Forum/ Top Trial Lawyers in America||2018|
|Top 100 Attorneys in NJ||Association of American Trial Lawyers||2018|
|Clients' Choice Award||AVVO||2015|
|Partner||Westmoreland Vesper Quattrone & Beers||2012 - Present|
|Attorney||Westmorelandvesper Vesper & Quattrone||2000 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|NJ Association of Justice||member||2008 - Present|
|Atlantic County Bar Assn||member||2000 - Present|
|The Lawyer's LogBook||Jury Views Of Semis & Scenes||2014|
|Rutgers University, Camden||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|Boardwalk Seminar||Rising Stars||2018|
|Boardwalk Seminar||Rising Stars||2017|
|Boardwalk Seminar 2016||Rising Stars||2016|
|Boardwalk Seminar 2016||Establishing Rules From The Mouths Of Defendants & Corporate Representatives||2016|
|Boardwalk Seminar 2016||Advanced Deposition Strategy & Practice||2016|
|Boardwalk Seminar 2015||Wrongful Death||2015|
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