Margaret Raymond-Flood is Co-Chair of the Litigation Practice Group. She devotes her practice to general litigation with an emphasis on complex commercial matters. She has appeared in the federal and state courts of New Jersey, as well as the federal courts of numerous other jurisdictions. She is particularly experienced in the defense of environmental litigation. Margaret also serves as panel counsel in a variety of professional liability claims, including legal, medical, and environmental matters.
Margaret’s extensive litigation experience includes pretrial procedure, motion practice, and taking and defending depositions of corporate representatives, employees, and expert witnesses throughout the country. She has tried complex matters on both the state and federal levels and used state-of-the-art technology as part of her trial preparation and presentation. In addition, she has been a speaker in seminars dealing with a variety of insurance-related topics and trial presentations.
Margaret is Chair of the firm’s Response to Electronic Discovery and Information (“REDI”) Group, an interdisciplinary team that helps clients with the identification, preservation, collection, review, and production of the massive amounts of electronically stored information required by federal and state court rules. Margaret authors and presents extensively on this topic as well.
Margaret also has unique experience in defending constitutional claims, particularly defending deliberate indifference claims of medical staff in the state prison system.
Margaret serves on the firm’s Professional Liability Committee and as the Attorney Liaison to the firm’s Practice Support Services Department. She also serves as the Risk Manager for the firm and handles all the placement and renewals of the firm’s insurance.
After graduating from law school, Margaret served as Law Clerk to the Hon. Neil H. Shuster, Presiding Judge of the Mercer County Civil Division in the Superior Court of New Jersey. She also coached the Bridgewater-Raritan High School Mock Trial Team for five years.