• John P. Campbell’s complex litigation practice includes the representation of businesses and professionals in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and New York.

    John is an experienced commercial litigator defending and prosecuting contract disputes, fraud allegations, internet and technology issues, as well as non-compete matters. He also regularly represents legal and insurance professionals against malpractice claims. Moreover, John defends homeowners and businesses in complex construction litigation and substantial personal injury cases. He is also skilled in defending product manufacturers against liability lawsuits involving construction materials, windows and doors, and home appliances. In this capacity, John also serves as national coordinating counsel for an insurance company defending construction product defect lawsuits across the country.

    John has chaired the Firm’s Technology Committee since 2017. He has written and presented on numerous topics regarding the intersection of law and technology. 

    • Selected to the 2018-2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers * list, featured in New Jersey Monthly magazine, in the field of Business Litigation
    • Repeatedly selected to the New Jersey Rising Stars® * list, featured in New Jersey Monthly magazine, in the field of Personal Injury Defense: Products
    • Repeatedly selected to the New Jersey Rising Stars® * list, featured in New Jersey Monthly magazine, in the field of General Litigation
    John P. Campbell
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    Award Methodology

    • Webinar presenter, "Insurance Defense Litigation During COVID-19: Immediate Responses and Strategies to Move Forward" (May 13, 2020)
    • Author, "NJ Executive Order 122 Imposes Additional Requirements Upon  Essential Retail Businesses"
    • Co-Author, Surf-By Lawsuits Come to New Jersey Threatening Business Websites (May 6, 2019)
    • Speaker, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ), “Errors & Omissions Seminar”  (March 15, 2018)
    • Co-Author, Facebook’s New Job Posting Feature Presents Opportunities and Risks for Businesses (March 7, 2017)
    • Speaker, New Jersey Association of Community Providers (NJACP) 33rd Statewide Annual Conference, "Social Media - Understanding Your Agency's Liability" (November 18, 2016)
    • Speaker, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ), “Errors & Omissions Fall Seminar”  (October 27, 2016)
    • Co-Author, “Cyber Insurance Risks for Insurance Brokers and Lessons Learned from Flood Exposures,” New Jersey Lawyer (June 2016)
    • Speaker, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of New Jersey (IIABNJ), “Errors & Omissions Spring Seminar” (March 22, 2016)
    • Editor, DRI’s The Daubert Compendium (2011)
    • Speaker, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, “2011 Recent Developments in NJ Law—Products Liability” (July 28, 2011)
    • Speaker, Morris County Chamber of Commerce, “Social Media Seminar” (October 22, 2010)
    • Author, “Internet Defamation – A Primer,” Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Young Lawyer’s Committee Newsletter, The Whisper (April 2010)
    • Legal Counsel (2015-Present) and Vice President (2018-Present) to Summit Soccer Club
    • Member, Summit Juvenile Conference Committee, a community panel trained to hear juvenile offender cases and make recommendations to the Union County Judiciary (2011-2013)
    • Member, South Orange Juvenile Conference Committee, a community panel trained to hear juvenile offender cases and make recommendations to the Essex County Judiciary (2008-2010) 
    • Member, DRI, the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel (2005-Present)
    • Member, DRI Young Lawyers Publications Subcommittee (2005-2010)
    • Seton Hall Law School Interscholastic Moot Court Board, Team Coach (2003-2005)
    • Represented defendant in website accessibility lawsuit alleging violations of the American with Disabilities Act (“ADA”)
    • Represented defendant in fraud and RICO action regarding no-fault insurance and independent medical examinations in Eastern District of New York and obtained dismissal of action
    • Represented national bank in fraud and RICO action in Eastern District of New York and obtained dismissal of action
    • Represented landowner plaintiff in commercial lease dispute
    • Represented defendants and plaintiffs in internet defamation lawsuits in New Jersey Superior Courts
    • Represented plaintiff in website and telecommunications infringement matter in the District of New Jersey and obtained favorable result to regain control of critical business platforms
    • Defended law firm against claims of legal malpractice following the client’s representation of an insurer in a general liability action in New York state courts, obtained pre-answer motion to dismiss, and multiple affirmative appellate decisions. See Risk Control Assoc. Ins. Group v Maloof, Lebowitz, Connahan & Oleske, P.C., 127 A.D.3d 500 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dept 2015) and Risk Control Assoc. Ins. Group v Maloof, Lebowitz, Connahan & Oleske, P.C., 113 A.D.3d 522 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dep't 2014)
    • Defended law firm against claims of legal malpractice following the client’s representation of an insurer in coverage action in New York state courts, obtained favorable settlement after aggressive discovery practice, and summary judgment dismissing co-defendant cross-claims
    • Defended law firm against claims of legal malpractice following the client’s representation of a plaintiff in a complex medical malpractice action in New Jersey Superior Courts and obtained favorable settlement after aggressive discovery practice
    • Defended malpractice action for insurance agency accused of failing to obtain flood insurance before Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey Superior Courts
    • Defended malpractice action for insurance agency involving complex business interruption insurance issues in New Jersey Superior Courts
    • Serves as national coordinating counsel for an insurance company involved in construction product defects suits across the country
    • Defended window and door manufacturer in complex residential construction defect litigation
    • Defended construction material supplier in catastrophic injury litigation in New York state courts and obtained favorable appellate decision dismissing the case.  See Verdon v. Port Auth. of N.Y. & N.J., 111 A.D.3d 580 (N.Y. App. Div. 1st Dept 2013)
    • Defended home appliance manufacturer in residential home fire litigation
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