Ms. Schlafer focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters. Prior to joining Capehart Scatchard, Andrea served as a Judicial Clerk to The Honorable Kevin T. Smith, J.S.C.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey



Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ. Juris Doctorate.

College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude.


New Jersey Workers’ Comp Blog, Court Holds That Federal Law Trumps State Marijuana Law” – June 19, 2018

Professional Associations & Memberships

National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, Board Member

Justice James Coleman Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court, Member

New Jersey Young Lawyers Association

New Jersey Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Wills for Heroes

Classes & Seminars

“Legal Side Bar,” NWCDN webinar, November 2020

“The COVID-19 Ripple Effect: Economic and Medical Impact on the Payment of Temporary Disability Benefits,” webinar, April 2020

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“New Jersey Workers’ Compensation,” in-house Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Company, November 2019

“Legal Case Law Update,” Central Jersey Claims Association, October 2019

“Key 2019 Cases You Need to Know,” Millennium Seminars, September 2019

“Workers’ Compensation and Employer’s Liability,” South Jersey Claims Association, March 2019

“The Curious Case of Michelle in The Night Time — A Mock Trial Presentation,” The Advanced Spine Center, October 2017

“Recent Cases in New Jersey Workers’ Compensation,” Millennium Seminars, April 2016

“Concussion Management in the Workplace,” NovaCare, September 2015

“Fighting Fraud,” South Jersey Claims Association, September 2015