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Stacey Zavalas

Education

  • Suffolk University (J.D., Cum Laude, 2001) Editor-in-Chief, Suffolk Transnational Law Review
  • Drew University (B.A. in English, Cum Laude, 1998) with specialized honors in English

Bar Memberships

  • New Jersey, 2001
  • Pennsylvania, 2001
  • Massachusetts, 2009

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member

Stacey M. Zavalas

Principal

Philadelphia

(215) 587-1192

(215) 320-4146 Fax

szavalas@postschell.com

Stacey M. Zavalas is a Principal in the Firm's Insurance Law Department. Ms. Zavalas national and broad-based insurance coverage practice encompasses the representation of insurance companies in complex coverage disputes, including general liability and bad faith, environmental property damage, farm liability, asbestos, toxic tort, additional insured issues, bodily injury, personal and advertising injury, death and dismemberment, and nursing home cases. Ms. Zavalas consults with clients on many pre-litigation issues involving opinions on various coverage issues, drafting of reservation of rights and coverage position letters, and direct negotiation with policyholders. She also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution and settlement negotiations relating to insurance coverage disputes.

Ms. Zavalas has represented clients in cases filed throughout the United States, including cases involving multi-million dollar exposures for pollution liability, asbestos and other toxic substances and commercial disparagement. She has provided counsel to clients in many cases involving insurance issues concerning personal injury and property damages involving Confined Animal Feeding Operations. Ms. Zavalas also represents clients in direct negotiations with EPA, various state environmental departments, and environmental consultants.