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Kelly P. Corrubia

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Kelly P. Corrubia

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Biography

Kelly P. Corrubia is a Partner in the firm’s office in Paramus, New Jersey, and she concentrates her practice on a wide range of litigation defense including insurance, premises liability, and general liability. She also represents clients in public entity cases and insurance coverage matters.

Before joining Hall Booth Smith, she was managing partner at a boutique litigation defense firm with three offices in the New York and New Jersey region.

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Kelly defends insurance companies, businesses, and individuals in personal injury and liability claims arising from automobile accidents, premises accidents, and products liability matters. She also represents clients in Title 59 claims and other insurance-related cases.

Earlier in her career, Kelly was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Robert P. Contillo of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and she was a law clerk at a firm in Teaneck, New Jersey. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Daniel P. Mecca of the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Kelly earned a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University where she also received a Chancellor Scholarship. At Seton Hall, she was a member of the Order of the Coif honor society and won the Raymond Del Tufo Constitutional Law Award. She also completed a Bachelor of Arts in English at The College of New Jersey.

Experience

Kelly has extensive experience defending insurers, businesses, and individuals in a wide range of liability complaints including personal injury, auto accident, and premises liability matters.

Insurance Coverage

Kelly defends insurance companies and their insureds in a wide range of claims, including liability, auto accident, personal injury, and other litigation.

Premises Liability

Kelly has extensive experience in representing companies and individuals in the full spectrum of premises liability litigation.

Credentials

Admitted

State Courts:

  • New Jersey
  • New York

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Seton Hall University
  • B.A., English, The College of New Jersey

Memberships

  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Brennan-Vanderbilt American Inns of Court
  • DRI
  • Justice Robert Clifford Inns of Court
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  • New Jersey Defense Association:
    • Board Member, 2022
    • Vice President, Northern Region; 2019-Present
    • Member, 2013-Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Passaic County Bar Association

Presentations

  • Preparing for Taking and Defending Depositions on Liability
    NJICLE, The Deposition College; January 12, 2024
  • Combating Life Care Planning and Future Medical Experts
    NJDA/ICNJ, 2023 Auto Liability Seminar; November 21, 2023
  • Key Issues in Handling Motor Vehicle Cases
    New Jersey State Bar Association, 2023 Tort Law Conference; October 9, 2023
  • The NJ Fair Insurance Conduct Act (IFCA): How is the legal landscape shifting for UM/UIM claims?
    New Jersey Defense Association Auto Liability Seminar, November 2022
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  • New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act- A look at the new law, bad faith, and the future for auto injury cases
    NJSBA Automobile Litigation and No-Fault Special Committee CLE, March 2022

In the Press

New Jersey Appellate Division Declines to Extend Scope of TNCSRA to Cover Food Delivery Services

Written by: Kelly P. Corrubia, Esq. A panel of the New Jersey Appellate Division in a case of first impression held that the Transportation Network Safety and Regulatory Act (TNCSRA)1 applies only to transportation network companies that use a digital network to connect a rider to a prearranged ride, such as Uber or Lyft, and

Bad Faith Claims Arising under Claims for UM/UIM Benefits Permitted under New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act

Written by: Kelly P. Corrubia, Esq. On January 18, 2022, Governor Murphy signed Senate Bill 1559,   the “New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act” (“NJIFCA”). The NJIFCA creates an individual cause of action for bad faith arising from a claimant’s uninsured/underinsured motorist (“UM/UIM”). The Act permits an insured to file a lawsuit when that individual is

Hall Booth Smith Expands in New Jersey with Addition of Norton, Murphy Attorneys

ATLANTA – April 1, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is expanding in the New Jersey and New York area with the addition of Attorneys from the law firm of Norton, Murphy, Sheehy & Corrubia, P.C., as it continues to strengthen its insurance and liability defense services. Seven Attorneys from the firm will be