Chartwell Law Continues Growth, Expands New York Practice



The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP, announced today that it has added four attorneys from Havkins, Rosenfeld, Ritzert & Varriale, LLP, to its New York City office, increasing Chartwell’s presence in New York to 18 lawyers.

The new attorneys, all joining Chartwell as partners, are Matthew Kraus, Christopher Wosleger, Linda Fridegotto, and Jarett Warner.

Matthew Kraus is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and received his J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  Christopher Wosleger is a graduate of Roanoke College and received his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. Linda Fridegotto is a graduate of Brunel University and The College of Law of England and Wales. All three lawyers focus their practices on insurance coverage analysis and litigation, products and professional liability, subrogation and commercial litigation.

Jarett Warner is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and received his J.D. from Hofstra University. He concentrates his practice in the defense of telecommunications and construction companies in commercial matters including actions under the New York Labor Law, Dram Shop actions, negligent security matters, professional liability and general negligence claims.

Chartwell has seventeen (17) offices throughout the Eastern United States and its 120 attorneys provide clients with a full array of legal services.

Chartwell was founded in Valley Forge, PA by four lawyers in 2002. Following rapid growth and the opening of offices thorough Pennsylvania, Chartwell expanded into New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Florida, Tennessee and Rhode Island. Chartwell’s practice areas include Admiralty and Maritime Law, Auto Law, Cargo and Trucking, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Creditors’ Rights, Employment and Labor Law, General and Professional Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage and Defense, Products Liability, Property Insurance and Workers’ Compensation cases.

“We will continue to expand our firm, both geographically and by practice areas, whenever we come across talented litigators who are also good people. Our newest attorneys certainly fit that bill.” noted Chartwell CEO Cliff Goldstein.