Jason Liam Schmolze Of Counsel

     

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Jason Schmolze has more than 20 years of experience representing companies, insurance carriers and public entities in the areas of toxic tort, environmental, products liability, premises liability, commercial, multifamily landlord/tenant, construction defect and insurance coverage matters. Jason champions the importance of strong litigation strategic planning with a focus on client needs. He has prepared and/or argued successful briefs at the appellate level in New Jersey and New York.

Jason's main area of practice since 1999 has been in the area of asbestos and chemical exposure litigation. Jason has defended manufacturers, suppliers and premises owners at the state and federal level in New Jersey and New York, and successfully obtained numerous dismissals, nominal settlements and favorable arbitration results for these clients. Jason also served on national counsel teams for manufacturers and premises owners in asbestos and chemical exposure cases, overseeing and/or assisting in all phases of this litigation. In addition, Jason has represented clients at the state and federal levels in environmental matters.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Jason served as the head of his firm's commercial and residential landlord/tenant practice, representing property management companies and providing advisory and litigation assistance to his clients in an efficient, cost-effective manner.