Allan Maitlin has degrees from Rutgers University and New York University School of Law. He served a judicial clerkship in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division. He is admitted to practice before the New Jersey courts, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Claims, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the American Bar Association and serves on its Insurance and Professional Liability Committees as well as Property Law and Environmental Law Committees. As a member of the Insurance Committee, he was a contributor to the initial annotation to the standard fire insurance contract, a publication of that Committee. He is also a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Essex County Bar Association. He has been a member of the Committee on Insurance Fraud Investigation of the American Insurance Services Group. He has lectured for that group at national conventions on insurance policy interpretation and insurance fraud. He also has lectured extensively to many other insurance groups on all phases of the law. He is a member of the Loss Executives Association.
The Supreme Court has appointed him a mediator for the New Jersey court system. He received his mediation training under the Supreme Court organization. He has successfully conducted more than 60 mediations in almost every phase of the law. He has over 50 published opinions in the New Jersey and Federal reports.
Mr. Maitlin was elected as an alumni trustee to Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey and at the conclusion of his term, was appointed a public trustee of the University by the Governor of the State of New Jersey. He is also a founder and is presently an emeritus member of the Rutgers University Foundation Board of Overseers. He was a founder of the Board of Overseers of the Zimmerli Art Museum of Rutgers University and served as Chairman for over 20 years. He is now Chairman Emeritus.
He is a retired chair of the Livingston Zoning Board of Adjustment, having served on the board for 18 years.