Ryder T. Ulon is co-chair of Schenck Price's Litigation Department, Chair of the Appellate Practice Group, and has represented developers, construction professionals, design professionals and businesses in commercial and fiduciary matters in both state and federal courts.
In addition to being a member of the Firm’s Construction Law Practice Group, Ryder is a member of the Professional Liability, Commercial Litigation, Environmental, Estate and Trust Litigation and Telecommunications Law Practice Groups. He has been repeatedly selected to the New Jersey Rising Stars® * list, featured in New Jersey Monthly magazine, in the field of Construction Litigation.
As part of the Appellate Practice Group, Ryder has worked on a number of appeals, including the matter of Aronberg v. Tolbert, 203 N.J. 432 (2011), in which the Supreme Court reversed the Appellate Division and unanimously held that when an uninsured motorist’s cause of action is barred by the No-Fault Act, an heir has no right of recovery under the Wrongful Death Act.
While in law school, Ryder served as Seton Hall Circuit Review’s Associate Comments Editor and interned in the Seton Hall Juvenile Justice Clinic. Ryder’s early law experience also included his internship at the Offices of the Federal Public Defender, Newark Division.
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- May 11, 20232023 Edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists Include 30 Schenck Price Attorneys
- Aug 26, 2022Foundation for Morristown Medical Center Golf Classic
- Mar 17, 20222022 Edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers Includes 34 Schenck Price Attorneys
- March 23, 20212021 Edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers Includes 32 Schenck Price Attorneys
- Mar 13, 20202020 Edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers
- Selected to the 2018-2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers * list, published by Thomson Reuters
- Repeatedly selected to the New Jersey Rising Stars® * list, published by Thomson Reuters
- Co-Author, “New Construction Lien Law Revisions Clarify Residential Lien Procedures,” which discusses revisions to the lien law in the context of residential construction, New Jersey Law Journal, January 2011
- Co-Author, “When the DEP Is Nonresponsive,” which discussed strategies for addressing directives of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Law Journal, 2007
- Member, New Jersey State Bar Association; Member, Construction Law Section
- Member, American Bar Association
- Represented construction manager in multi-million dollar construction defect claim asserted by a school district. Filed a pre-answer motion to dismiss and prevailed
- Successfully defended numerous contractors throughout New Jersey in signficant contractor defect claims
- Represented majority owners of a closely held corporation in Chancery Division matter involving disputes over valuation of shares, pensions benefits, and other claims related to New Jersey’s Oppressed Minority Shareholder Statute, N.J.S.A. 14A:12-7
- Represented estate and beneficiaries in a dispute over a closely held partnership and successfully negotiated a substantial settlement in the estate’s favor with all parties
- Represented appellant in the matter of Aronberg v. Tolbert, 203 N.J. 432 (2011), wherein the Supreme Court adopted the appellant's position that if a motorist who fails to maintain state mandated auto insurance coverage may not bring a personal injury lawsuit arising from a car accident, then, in the event of his death in that accident, his heirs may not bring their own action for recovery under the Wrongful Death Act