Francis X. Ryan
Partner, born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 10, 1953; admitted to bar, 1978, New Jersey and U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.
Education: St. Michael's College (A.B. summa cum laude, 1975); Rutgers University at Camden (J.D., with honors, 1978); Member, Rutgers-Camden Law Journal, 1976-1977. Author: Comment, "Wanton and Willful Conduct is Beyond Purview of New Jersey Comparative Negligence Statute," 8 Rutgers-Camden Law Journal 376, 1977.
Member, Camden County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations; Trial Attorneys of New Jersey; New Jersey Defense Association; American Arbitration Association; AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell.
Reported Cases: Allstate v Malec, 104 N.J. 1 (1986); Dyszel v Marks, 6 F.3d 116 (3rd Cir. 1993), PAS v. Travelers, 7 F. 3d 349 (3rd Cir. 1995); Rutgers Cas. Ins. v. Ohio Cas. Ins, 153 N.J. 205 (1998); Aponte-Correa v. Allstate, 162 N.J. 318 (2000), Serrano v. Serrano, 183 N.J. 508(2005).
Practice Areas: First and Third Party Insurance Litigation; Coverage Disputes; Bad Faith; ERISA; Environmental Law; Commercial Litigation and Transactions; Real Estate; Wills and Estates; Zoning and Land Use.
Charles F. Blumenstein, II
Partner, born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 11, 1953; admitted to bar, 1978, New Jersey.
Education: St. Joseph's College (B.A., 1975); Rutgers University (J.D., 1978).
Staff Attorney, New Jersey State Commission of Investigation, 1978-1982; Assistant Camden County Prosecutor, 1982-1985.
Member, New Jersey Defense Association; Defense Research Institute; AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell.
Practice Areas: Insurance Defense; Insurance Fraud; Personal Injury Litigation; Civil Rights; Negligence; Insurance Coverage.