Litigation

The foundation of Brown & Connery is its experienced trial attorneys and its reputation for excellence in litigation. The firm’s current partners include fellows of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers, and several of our partners are Certified Civil Trial Attorneys by the New Jersey Supreme Court. In 2015, the firm was named Litigation Department of the Year, General Litigation (Mid-Sized Firms) by the New Jersey Law Journal.

Our attorneys represent individuals and business entities in litigation related to the vast array of issues challenging businesses in the 21st century. We are experienced in representing clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation and in working with in-house and outside counsel on a local, regional and national level. The firm handles a wide range of litigation matters and represents corporations, partnerships and other business entities, large and small, in litigated matters involving all types of disputes including:

  • Breach of contract and contract related disputes
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Insurance coverage issues and disputes
  • Commercial disputes
  • Products liability
  • Class action lawsuits
  • Labor and employment matters
  • Personal injury
  • Real estate and land use disputes
  • Probate matters
  • Bankruptcy and creditor matters
  • Malpractice claims
  • Collection of debt
  • Commercial leases
  • Shareholder and partnership agreements
  • Purchase and sales of stock and assets
  • Financial transactions

We represent clients in litigation before state and federal administrative agencies in New Jersey and Pennsylvania and in state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. We also represent clients in mediation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. The firm’s partners regularly serve as arbitrators for the New Jersey Superior Court, Camden County, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

The partners responsible for this area of practice include William M. Tambussi, Stephen J. DeFeo, Christine P. O’Hearn and Shawn C. Huber.