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Combining my legal experience with my technical background gives me the perspective to assess cases and provide my clients with realistic advice and practical solutions, with the goal of resolving disputes.

Ms. Silver focuses her litigation practice in the area of insurance coverage.  She has over 20 years of experience handling a broad range of insurance claims and the resolution of disputes between policyholders and insurance carriers, with a particular emphasis on complex commercial liability and property claims, allocation analyses, and the preparation of insurance claims with heavy documentation and significant dollar values.

Ms. Silver’s experience encompasses a wide variety of insurance claims, including those related to environmental contamination, construction defects, professional liability, D&O liability, employment practices, asbestos bodily injury and property damage, commercial general liability, automobile dealers liability, property insurance, flood insurance and fidelity bond claims. Ms. Silver has substantial experience with construction defect claims under general liability, owner controlled insurance program (OCIP), contractor controlled insurance program (CCIP) and home builders’ insurance policies.

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) in the Insurance Law practice area (2013 – present)
  • Selected by Best Lawyers® (a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.) as 2019 Woodbridge "Lawyer of the Year" in Insurance Law

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found HERE. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Uniquely NJ

  • Member, Middlesex County Bar Association
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More Activities & Experience

  • Prior to her law career, Ms. Silver worked as an engineer in product development for a major international corporation
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Education

Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, J.D. with high honors, 1989

Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Engineering with distinction, 1982

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1989

Ellen A. Silver Listed in Best Lawyers Ellen A. Silver Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2019

A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolades are based can be found HERE. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.