Gina M. Zippilli

Gina M. Zippilli

Shareholder

Gina is a shareholder in Capehart’s Litigation Group. In addition to being the firm’s PIP expert, Ms. Zippilli focuses her practice in civil litigation matters involving tort defense; products, premises and professional liability, as well as employment and estate litigation.   Her client base is mainly devoted to national corporations as well as liability and property insurance carriers.   She has extensive experience in the area of legal malpractice having specialized in that field for several years as well as complex commercial litigation.  For her business clients, Ms. Zippilli prepares corporate and transactional documents and assists those clients in creating and obtaining trademarks.

Gina was selected as a recipient of the New Jersey Law Journal’s 2015 New Leaders of the Bar award. The New Jersey Law Journal presents the prestigious New Leaders of the Bar award on an annual basis to a select group of New Jersey attorneys under the age of 40. Criteria for the selection of these rising stars include demonstrated leadership qualities, expertise in litigation, charitable volunteer work and other factors that exemplify the ways that these attorneys stand out among their peers. A seven-judge panel reviews all nominations from the State and narrows their list down to reflect only those attorneys that exhibited the qualities and experience that make each of them a 2015 New Leader.

Gina has been recognized every year since 2014 as a “Top Attorney” by SJ Magazine and as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 5% by the American Registry every year since 2017.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit

Education

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

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. Bachelor of Arts.

Publications

Editor of the Firm’s Litigation Newsletter (Legally Speaking), Provides quarterly analyses and updates of the newest and hottest litigation issues today, 2013-2017.

The New Jersey Supreme Court Awakens the Construction Industry, a legal analysis of the Town of Kearny v. Louis F. Brandt and its impact on design professionals, 2013.

“New Jersey Construction & Design Law.” A State-by-state Guide to Construction & Design Law: Current Statutes and Practices, American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, 2009.

What Exactly is a Trademark, legal newsletter explaining the reasons business owners, small and large, should invest in trademarking their businesses’ logos and the financial value it adds, 2008.

Professional Awards & Honors

Selected to New Jersey Rising Stars (2017) – 2.5% of attorneys under age 40 or in practice for 10 years or less are selected to Rising Stars.

New Leaders of the Bar in 2015, New Jersey Law Journal.

America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 5% by the American Registry (2017-Present)

South Jersey’s Top Attorneys, SJ Magazine. (2014-Present)

Professional Associations & Memberships

Burlington County Bar Association, Member

National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA)

National Association of Professional Women

New Jersey State Bar Association

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Mercer County Bar Association

Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Association

Certified Chaplain (Disaster Relief Counselor) certified through Billy Graham Ministries

Behavior Counselor for Children with Autism

Classes & Seminars

“Liability Update,” Penn National Insurance Company, November 2016.

“New Jersey Case Law Update,” Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., October, 2016.