Smith Stratton



Omar-John C. Chavez
Associate

Direct: 609 987 2278
Email: ochavez@smithstratton.com

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Omar-John C. Chavez

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION:

  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • General Commercial Litigation

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:

New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Omar-John C. Chavez is an associate in the firm who concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, including toxic torts and products liability, as well as insurance coverage litigation and counseling. He has also represented a wide range of small to mid-sized private companies in commercial litigation matters. In the toxic torts and products liability fields, he has represented contractors and manufacturers of industrial materials. In the insurance coverage field, Omar has counseled and represented insurers in litigation concerning property damage coverage for environmental site remediation, bodily injury and property damage for construction and manufacturing events, and professional malpractice.

Prior to joining Smith Stratton, Omar was the Appellate Law Clerk for the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

EDUCATION:

J.D., Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 2004
B.A., New York University, New York, New York, 2001

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

  • New York State Bar Association

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • New Jersey Appellate Division Pro Bono Civil Pilot Program