Steve, Mr. Plotkin, who is Of Counsel to the firm, is an attorney with 34 years of experience in commercial law, litigation and litigation management, both at a major New Jersey law firm and as an in-house counsel. He is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the U.S. District Court for District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
He began his career as a litigator at Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti in Morristown, New Jersey before going in-house to manage asbestos litigations for a subsidiary of ASARCO Incorporated in New York City. Mr. Plotkin worked on commercial agreements for ASARCO in the mid-1990s and continued that role at Honeywell International, Inc. in 2000 after ASARCO had been acquired. In 2006, Mr. Plotkin became the Associate General Counsel of Covalence Specialty Materials Corporation (f/k/a Tyco Plastics & Adhesives), where he was the General Counsel of the Adhesives and Coatings business units. In 2010, he became a Consulting Attorney for Tennessee-based Noranda Aluminum, which went bankrupt in 2016 and sold off its operating businesses. Mr. Plotkin became Of Counsel to Maldjian Law Group LLC in November 2016 to provide its clients with services in the area of commercial law, as it interrelates to intellectual property agreements and related matters.
In 1978, Mr. Plotkin graduated with Phi Beta Kappa and Highest Honors from The University of Michigan Honors College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and in 1982 he received his law degree from the Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York.
Supreme Court of New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit