4 Essex Avenue, Suite 200
P.O. Box 259

Bernardsville, NJ 07924

CALL: 908-658-3800

FAX: 908-658-4659

Elizabeth C. Flanagan

Managing Partner

Elizabether Callahan Flanagan "Betsy"
(908) 306-6721

Education: Seton Hall Law School, Law Review (J.D.), Fairfield University (B.A.)

Admissions: New Jersey, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations: New Jersey Bar Association, Somerset County Bar Association, American Bar Association, ABF-The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, National Association of Women Lawyers, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, New Jersey Defense Association,



Betsy has over thirty years of complex litigation experience.  Her primary areas of expertise include insurance coverage and defense, title insurance litigation, government entity, financial institutions, general commercial, employment law and trusts and estates.  She serves as General Counsel and Litigation Counsel to a number of government entities and supervises and administers the firm’s work on behalf of key insurance company clients.  She also has been retained by both government and corporate entities and schools to conduct investigations, and provide reports and recommendations on a variety of highly sensitive and often high-profile matters.   Betsy is a noted problem solver and has frequently been appointed by courts throughout the State to fiduciary positions in sometimes contentious and often complex litigation matters involving estates and corporations.

Betsy also has developed a strong trusts and estates practice.  She helps individual clients with their estate planning and administration.  In conjunction with her trusts and estates practice, she has developed an expertise in guardianship proceedings and is known for her empathy and compassion in assisting clients with this important process.

Practice Areas: Appellate Practice, Bad Faith Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Trusts and Estate Planning and Litigation, Employment Law and Investigations, Financial Institutions, Government Law, Insurance Coverage and Defense Litigation, Professional Liability and Defense, Property and Casualty, and Title Insurance

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