Joseph DiRienzo Jr.

Partner
Location:
Westfield, New Jersey
Phone:
908-379-8846
Fax:
908-233-6722
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Commercial litigation
  • 30% Personal Injury Litigation - plaintiff and defendant
  • 20% Construction Litigation
  • 5% Family litigation
  • Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 2009

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1994

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 1993
    • Honors: Am Jur Award for Civil Procedure, Advanced Constitutional Law, and Oral Advocacy
    • Law Review: Journal of Leglislation, Articles Editor, 1991 - 1993
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.S. - 1990
    • Major: Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Representative Cases

  • Kennedy v. Jefferson Smurfit 147 N.J. 394 N.J. Supreme Ct. (1997)
  • Fiorino v. Sears Roebuck & Co. 309 N.J. Super. 556 N.J. App. Div. (1998)
  • Cavanaugh v. Skil Corp. 331 N.J. Super. 134 N.J. App. Div. (1999)

Representative Clients

  • Emerson Electric Co.
  • Skanska USA Building, Inc.
  • Vertiv. Corp.
  • Louisville Ladder, Inc.