Michelle L. Duffield

Michelle L. Duffield


Ms. Duffield focuses her practice in the representation of employers, self-insured companies, and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation defense matters.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey



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

The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., BBA.


A Comparison of Sole Cause and Major Contributing Cause Standards, Capehart Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, August, 2010.

Personal Errand Or Minor Deviation, Capehart Scatchard Workers’ Compensation Newsletter, June, 2009.

Professional Awards & Honors

Selected to the “New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star” list (2016-2017 in the area of Workers’ Compensation)

  • Less than 2.5% of attorneys selected as “Rising Stars” (lawyers under 40) through a peer nominated process based on independent research and peer evaluation
  • The Super Lawyers – Rising Star list is issued by Thomson Reuters.
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Classes & Seminars

Recent Comp Court Decisions Impacting Practitioners and Employers, Millennium Seminars, LLC, 2014.

Legal Case Update, Central Jersey Claims Association, 2014.

Workers’ Compensation Case Update and Employer’s Liability, South Jersey Claims Association, 2014.