WARREN, NJ – December 7, 2016 – Penelope Caamaño joined Weber Gallagher as a Partner in the firm’s Workers’ Compensation Group. Keith Loughlin joined as an associate in the firm’s General Liability and Environmental/Toxic Tort Groups. Both will be based in the Warren office.
Caamaño comes to Weber Gallagher from a Livingston, NJ firm where she was the Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Practice, and successfully handled numerous workers’ compensation claims. She has extensive courtroom experience and has litigated appellate matters as well. Before joining her previous firm, she was in-house counsel for Travelers Insurance Company where she learned the intricacies of the claims process working on a variety of claims, including catastrophic cases.
Caamaño received her J.D. from New York University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Franklin & Marshall College. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. She is a member of American Inns of Court, New Jersey Workers’ Compensation Chapter; the Hispanic Bar Association; the New Jersey State Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section; and RIMS, the Risk Management Society.
Loughlin, former Chief Counsel to the New Jersey Assembly Minority Office, counsels corporate and individual clients in complex civil and commercial litigation matters and environmental litigation claims.
Loughlin’s experience includes environmental matters, insurance coverage, contact disputes, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, professional liability, real estate and toxic torts.
As Chief Counsel, he managed the Assembly Minority legal staff and counseled members and employees on all legal and ethical issues. He also served as a committee aide on committees including Homeland Security and Assembly Law and Public Safety. He previously served as Chief of Staff to the New Jersey Assembly Minority Leader. Loughlin also worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph P. Perfilio, J.S.C., Superior Court of New Jersey.
He received his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.A. from University of Florida. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York, the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.