NEW H&F PARTNERS
Heckler & Frabizzio is proud to announce Gregory P. Skolnik, Esq. and John J. Ellis, Esq. as new partners, effective June 1st, 2019. As new partners Mr. Skolnik and Mr. Ellis will continue to further the Firm’s mission statement as T Preeminent Delaware Law Firm.
Ms. Skolnik earned his Juris Doctorate from Widener University in Wilmington, Delaware, graduating in the top 10% of his class, cum laude, and with pro bono distinction. Mr. Skolnik focuses his practice exclusively on Delaware Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Defense law. He is licensed to practice law in Delaware and New Jersey. He is active in numerous professional organizations including the Delaware State Bar Association (Workers’ Compensation and Young Lawyers sections), New Jersey State Bar Association (Young Lawyers section), Richard S. Rodney American Inn of Court, and Randy J. Holland Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court. He also serves as a volunteer peer mentor in a supplemental Delaware Bar review course offered by the Minority Judges and Lawyers Section of the Delaware Bar Association. In his spare time, Mr. Skolnik enjoys distance running and biking, cooking, and plays several instruments, focusing primarily on the bass guitar.
Mr. Ellis earned his Juris Doctorate from Widener University School of Law. Mr. Ellis focuses his practice exclusively on Delaware Workers’ Compensation and Insurance Defense law. He was elected to the Executive Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section and is additionally on the Case Law Update and Rules Committees. Mr. Ellis is also a member of the Randy J. Holland Delaware Workers’ Compensation Inn of Court and the American Bar Association. Outside of private practice, Mr. Ellis is a Volunteer Attorney for the Delaware Office of the Child Advocate representing neglected children before the Family Court. He is a former Board Member for the United States Tennis Association-Delaware District. Mr. Ellis spends his free time with wife Lauren and daughters Vivienne and Corinne.
Heckler & Frabizzio has one of the largest workers’ compensation defense practices in the state of Delaware and has extensive experience in trying workers’ compensation and general liability cases. We will provide the best information to manage each claim to the best result as quickly and economically as possible. We will provide our services to insurance carriers, self-insureds, third-party administrators, and employers. We will choose to hire the best people that have a strong work ethic and are willing to adopt a team player philosophy. We look forward to our new partners providing added value to our clients and team.