- Contributor, US Construction Defect Insurance Coverage Law Compendium (September 2019)
- New Jersey
- New York
- US Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- US District Court, Colorado
- US District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York
- US District Court, New Jersey
- Rutgers University, School of Law - Newark, JD, 2006
- Rutgers University New Brunswick, BA, 2001
April is a Partner in the Basking Ridge office and concentrates her practice in insurance coverage litigation and counseling. For over a decade, she has represented insurance carriers in connection with coverage issues and disputes including general liability, directors’ and officers’, errors and omissions, employment practices, commercial property, environmental and contractual liability. April has particular expertise on matters that concern long-tail environmental contamination and construction defect claims. She also aggressively defends lawyers and other professionals in matters involving claims of malpractice.
April has provided strategic advice concerning the application of policy terms and exclusions under the law in almost every jurisdiction and has successfully defended clients throughout the United States. April understands the importance to her clients in assessing and pursuing early resolution. She has been successful in having adversaries agree to voluntarily dismiss lawsuits or withdraw claims, including bad faith claims, early in the litigation.
As part of her practice, April has extensive experience in managing electronically-stored information and providing e-discovery litigation support. She negotiates e-discovery protocols and vendor contracts, and assists clients in preservation, collection, and review of voluminous electronically-stored information.
In 2016, April completed a 6-month secondment with Markel Service Incorporated, where she worked with the Assistant General Counsel and in particular with the Extra-Contractual group, which concentrates on overseeing bad faith litigation and instituting proactive measures to prevent extra-contractual exposures.
April attended Rutgers University where she obtained both her undergraduate and law degrees. While in law school, she served as Managing Editor of the Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal.
After earning her law degree, April was a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Ariel A. Rodriguez, P.J.A.D. at New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.
April is an active member of the firm’s Hiring Committee and Women’s Initiative. She is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and New Jersey State Bar Association.