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
  • Complex 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, involving products liability, healthcare law, insurance coverage, medical malpractice, and general commercial litigation.

Mr. Chavez utilizes an objective, data-driven, and predictive analytics approach to litigation counseling and management, leading to more realistic forecasts of expected value and liability outcomes. This approach is utilized in multiple matters in the federal and state courts of New Jersey and New York, ranging from toxic tort, hospital malpractice, breach of contract, construction law, subrogation and asset recovery, and consumer fraud. It has led to better outcomes and cost effective results for clients ranging from financial institutions to national and multinational corporations.

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

PUBLICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Associate Editor, The Construction Defect Resource Guide, 2012-2014 (Published by Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.)