Michael F. Wallace joined Stutman Law in 2004 and practices in the firm’s New Jersey regional office. Since joining Stutman Law, Mr. Wallace has litigated and assisted in the litigation of numerous major property subrogation matters. In fact, Mr. Wallace has consistently resolved millions of dollars of claims every year since joining Stutman Law. In addition to his excellent claims resolution skills, Mr. Wallace recently obtained a $2.2 million subrogation jury verdict against an alarm company in one of the most conservative counties in all of Georgia. That jury verdict is believed to be the largest subrogation verdict against an alarm company ever obtained in Georgia.
In addition to litigating and resolving claims for Stutman Law’s clients, Mr. Wallace regularly presents on cutting edge topics in the subrogation industry to industry groups such as The National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP), the Property Loss Research Bureau (PLRB) and the National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters (NAIIA) as well as several insurance company clients. Mr. Wallace also served as Chair of the NASP 2017 Annual Conference in Austin, Texas and has often served as the Property Track Leader for NASP’s annual conferences.
Mr. Wallace is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has been admitted to the United States Supreme Court as well as the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan.
Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Wallace served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable John A. Sweeney, Assignment Judge in the Superior Court of New Jersey. While a Judicial Clerk, Mr. Wallace also served as a mediator in Small Claims and Family Court. After serving as a Judicial Clerk, Mr. Wallace practiced civil litigation, including personal injury, commercial and labor and employment law, in the state and federal courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He also gained extensive appellate experience, including the preparation of a winning brief which resulted in a published judicial opinion.
Mr. Wallace earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice from the College of New Jersey, formerly Trenton State College, in 1996. In 1999, he graduated from Rutgers University School of Law, where he served as a volunteer in the Domestic Violence Project.
Outside of his successful professional career, Mr. Wallace is the proud father of twin girls and is actively involved in their lives. Mr. Wallace has coached his daughters’ softball teams who have won the league championship three consecutive years. Mr. Wallace is also actively involved in his daughters’ school having served as the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) President, By-Laws Committee Chairman, National School of Character Parent Committee Member and Audit Committee Member.