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67 East Park Place, Suite 901
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 343-4960
5 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
(646) 378-2033
Robert B. Meola

Robert B. Meola

robert.meola@finazzolaw.com

Education
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. (1989)
  • University of Delaware, B.S. (1986)
Bar Admissions:
  • New Jersey (1989)
  • New York (1997)
  • District of Columbia (1992)
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey (1989)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, (1993)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York (1997)
  • United States Supreme Court (1999)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (2006 )
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York (2008)
Professional Profile / Memberships:
  • Former Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward F. Neagle, Jr. (Essex County, New Jersey)
  • Member: American Bar Association (Committee on Tort and Insurance Practice)
  • Member: New Jersey Bar Association
  • Member: Essex County Bar Association
  • Member: District Fee Arbitration Committee for Essex County, New Jersey (District V-B)
  • Member: New York Bar Association

Bob has represented insurance companies in first-party property insurance coverage actions and multi-million dollar subrogation actions for over 20 years in both state and federal courts. He has extensive experience handling large subrogation claims involving commercial and industrial insurance cases, maritime actions, transportation claims and warehouse losses. He also has significant experience defending complex environmental and pollution claims, toxic tort actions as well as various types of fraud, bad faith and arson cases, including the investigation and prosecution of numerous claims involving fidelity policies. In addition, Bob has successfully defended and prosecuted various claims for first-party insurers involving employee dishonesty, intentional and/or negligent misrepresentation and RICO actions. Finally, Bob has handled significant personal injury cases involving automobile accidents, products liability and premises liability.