Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP


Jeffrey T. LaRosa


Florham Park
Office Phone: 973.540.7324
Email: jtl@spsk.com
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Practice Areas

  • Construction Liability
  • Coverage
  • General Liability
  • Other Areas
  • Professional Liability
Jeffrey T. LaRosa has been with the Firm for more than 25 years, first as a law clerk, then an associate and, as of 2001, a partner. He currently co-chairs Schenck Price's Professional Liability Practice Group and the Insurance Coverage Practice Group. Jeff's practice focuses on professional malpractice claims (including attorneys, physicians, and insurance agents and brokers), commercial litigation (particularly non-competition agreements) and construction matters. His construction practice includes the representation of design professionals, construction managers and owners. Jeff also serves as the Firm’s General Counsel.

Jeff has served as amicus counsel for both the Insurance Agents & Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ) and the Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey (PIANJ). He is also the author of numerous articles for IIABNJ’s magazine, The Independent Voice, which addresses various E&O topics of interest to agents and brokers.

Besides writing for the IIABNJ, he is a frequent lecturer on insurance coverage and insurance agent and broker malpractice issues, and provides continuing education (CE) seminars for insurance agents, brokers and lawyers. Jeff has earned a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) designation from the International Risk Management Institute (IRMI). The CRIS curriculum, designed primarily for insurance agents and brokers, focuses on the insurance and risk management needs of construction projects and contractors.

In addition, Jeff is a court-appointed mediator for Chancery Matters before the Honorable Maritza Berdote Byrne, P.J. Ch., Morris County Chancery Division, General Equity Part.

Education

  • Cornell Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1993
  • Bucknell University, B.A., Political Science and Economics, cum laude, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1993
  • New York, 1993
  • United States District Court of New Jersey, 1993

Awards And Honors

  • Included on the list of Morris/Essex Health & Life magazine’s 2020 and 2021 “Top Lawyers” in Professional Malpractice Non-Medical Defense*
  • Repeatedly selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers®* list, featured in New Jersey Monthly magazine, in the field of Business Litigation
  • Recognized in the July/August 2010 Super Lawyers* Corporate Counsel Edition
  • Selected to serve as a court-appointed mediator as part of the Morris County Bar Association Chancery Division Early Settlement Program
  • Cornell International Law Journal Editor while in law school

Industries

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Liability
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