Mt. Laurel, NJ WW/Press/December 7, 2020 – Gina M. Zippilli, Attorney with Capehart Scatchard, P.A. was selected into the Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.
“My key to success is God; He opens all of my doors.” – Gina M. Zippilli
Capehart Scatchard is one of the oldest law firms in New Jersey. They are a full-service, diversified law firm providing legal services to businesses, public entities, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, governments and individuals across New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. The firm has earned and maintained a superb reputation for more than a century by providing clients with quality legal services, they anticipate their clients’ needs, keeping apprised of legal developments and counsel. At Capehart Scatchard they are proud of their rich heritage, which is both a source of confidence and a continuing ethical guide.
Gina M. Zippilli is a shareholder in Capehart’s Litigation Group. In addition to being the firm’s PIP expert, Ms. Zippilli focuses her practice in civil litigation matters involving insurance and tort defense. Her client base is mainly devoted to national corporations as well as liability and property insurance carriers. She has extensive experience in the area of legal malpractice having specialized in that field for several years as well as complex commercial litigation. For her business clients, Ms. Zippilli prepares corporate and transactional documents and assists those clients in creating and obtaining trademarks.
She is admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bar, the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit.
Ms. Zippilli received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, NJ and Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ. She is a member of the Burlington County Bar Association, National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA), National Association of Professional Women, the New Jersey State Bar Association, Mercer County Bar Association, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Association, Certified Chaplain (Disaster Relief Counselor) certified through Billy Graham Ministries and Behavior Counselor for Children with Autism.
Ms. Zippilli has been nominated by and awarded various recognitions including but not limited to the following:
2020 – Awarded Top 100 Defense Litigators;
2014-Present – Recognized by South Jersey as a Top Attorney;
2017 – Selected as a “New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star; and
2015- New Leaders of the Bar.
She has lectured at many speaking engagements on legal topics: “Liability Update,” Penn National Insurance Company, November 2016, “New Jersey Case Law Update,” Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., October, 2016. Ms. Zippilli was Editor of the Firm’s Litigation Newsletter (Legally Speaking), Providing quarterly analyses and updates of the newest and hottest litigation issues today, from 2013-2017. Publications: The New Jersey Supreme Court Awakens the Construction Industry, a legal analysis of the Town of Kearny v. Louis F. Brandt and its impact on design professionals, 2013.“New Jersey Construction & Design Law.” A State-by-state Guide to Construction & Design Law: Current Statutes and Practices, American Bar Association, Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law, 2009. What Exactly is a Trademark, legal newsletter explaining the reasons business owners, small and large, should invest in trademarking their businesses’ logos and the financial value it adds, 2008 and has traveled intrastate to give lectures on PIP litigation.
When asked about her achievements at such a young age, Ms. Zippilli responds “My faith in Jesus Christ has led me to where I am today; and my mother, Margaret Zippilli, and my late fiancé, Jason Terhaar, who passed in 2019, served as a strong support system along the way.”
Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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