Thomas Paolini is the Managing Attorney of the New Jersey Regional Office of Stutman Law. Mr. Paolini concentrates his practice on litigating large property subrogation cases nationwide. He is an accomplished trial attorney who recently obtained a $710,000 trial verdict (after interest was added) against Broan-Nutone. In another recent case, a unanimous jury in Georgia awarded Mr. Paolini’s client a seven figure verdict against an alarm company which was found to be grossly negligent. He also recently served as the lead attorney on a complex commercial building collapse litigation that resulted in a two million dollar settlement for his clients.
Mr. Paolini is an active member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP). He presently serves as the President of NASP. He previously co-chaired the NASP Subrogation Litigation Skills and Management Conference that was held in Amelia Island, Florida in 2014. Mr. Paolini has also presented on various subrogation topics across the country, and has co-authored multiple articles that have appeared in Subrogator magazine.
Mr. Paolini is licensed to practice law in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York, and has been admitted to the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Eastern District of Michigan and the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York.
Mr. Paolini graduated from Rutgers University School of Law in 1997. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a Minor in Marketing from Rutgers University in 1993. After graduating from law school, Mr. Paolini served as a Judicial Law Clerk in the Superior Court of New Jersey.
- National Association of Subrogation Professionals (NASP) – Past President and active member
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Camden County Bar Association
- Camden/Burlington American Inn of Court
- NASP 2022 Annual Conference – “Know Your Role – The Interplay of Experts Throughout Your Subrogation Cases”
- NASP 2021 Virtual Annual Conference – “No Cause, No Problem – Spread ‘Em”
- NASP 2021 Spring Conference – “Virtual Trials”
- 2020 NASP Webinar Series – “The Insurance Professionals Deposition – From Prep to Dep”
- NASP 2020 Annual Conference – “Don’t Lose Now – Avoiding Pitfalls with Expert Reports and Disclosures”
- NASP 2019 Annual Conference – “Mediating the Subrogation Case: A Panel Discussion”
- NASP 2019 Annual Conference – “The Role of Your Expert”
- NASP 2019 Spring Conference – “Arc Mapping: Advances in an Essential Tool of Fire Investigation”
- NASP 2018 Annual Conference – “You Received the 30(b)(6) Deposition Notice – Now What?”
- NASP 2018 Spring Conference – “To Burn or Not to Burn – That is the Question”
- NASP 2017 Annual Conference – “To Try or Not”
- NASP 2017 Spring Conference – “Impediments to Investigating Complex Commercial Construction Losses”
- NASP 2016 Spring Conference – “Spark Notes: Current Trends in Product Liability on CSST, Small Appliance and Plumbing Failure Claims”
- NASP 2015 Annual Conference – “Investigating and Litigating Ventilation Fan Fire Claims”
- NASP 2014 Webinar, NASP 2015 Webinar – “Product Liability Update – Recent Developments in the Law”
- NASP 2014 Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Meeting – “Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)”
- NASP 2014 Annual Conference – “Don’t Short Circuit Your Recovery – Claims Against Power Companies”
- Philadelphia Loss Conference – January 2014 Dinner Meeting – “Lightning & CSST (Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing) Losses”
- NASP 2012 Annual Conference, NASP 2013 Wisconsin Chapter Meeting – “Lightning and CSST: Overcoming the “Act of God” Defense and Obtaining a Recovery”