Anthony J. Marchetta

Of Counsel

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Anthony Marchetta is a Certified Civil Trial Attorney and practices exclusively in the area of civil trial law, including complex commercial, securities, product liability and negligence, insurance, and environmental claims throughout the United States. He served as national coordinating counsel for a number of major corporations in product liability and negligence litigation. He has also handled numerous class actions and securities litigation matters.

In addition to complex commercial cases, Mr. Marchetta litigates intellectual property matters, including patent, trademark and trade secret cases. He has also represented corporate clients in matters involving restrictive covenant in employment contracts. He has tried numerous cases in state and federal courts around the country and handled all appellate work in connection with these trials.

Mr. Marchetta is a frequent author and speaker on litigation topics. He has been quoted in numerous business and law periodicals.


Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Kitson & Partners v. Gale Int'l., ICC Arbitration Case No. 17464 (2012)

Citizens for Better Planning in Morris Township, Inc. v. Morris Township, No. MRS-L-2817-12 (N.J. Super. Ct. filed Nov. 16, 2012)

Spencer Savings Bank SLA v. McGrover, No. A-1899-13 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. filed 2013)

NEC Holdings Corp. v. Linde LLC, No. 10-11890, 2011 Bankr. LEXIS 1653 (Bankr. D. Del. May 4, 2011)

In re Alpharma Inc. Securities Litigation, 372 F.3d 137 (3d Cir. 2004)

Beshada v. Johns-Manville Products Corp., 90 N.J. 191 (1982) (asbestos)

Blind Design Inc. v. Hunter Douglas Inc., No. 686230 (Ca. Super. Ct. filed Mar. 7, 1995) (trade secrets, unfair competition, antitrust)

Coca-Cola Co. v. Omni Pacific, No. 3:98-cv-0784 (N.D. Ca. filed Feb. 27, 1998) (trademark, antitrust, unfair competition)

GAF v. INP, ICC Arbitration (1992)

Colarossi v. Schmid Laboratories, Inc., 830 F.Supp. 230 (D.N.J., 1993) (medical products liability)

Gold v. Johns-Manville Sales Corp., 723 F.2d 1068 (3d Cir. 1983)

GSC Partners CDO Fund v. Washington, 368 F.3d 228 (3d Cir. 2004) (securities)

Harmonic Design Inc. v. Hunter Douglas Inc., No. 2:98-cv-7477 (C.D. Ca. filed Sept. 15, 1998) (patent infringement, theft of trade secrets, unfair competition, antitrust)

Hatco Corp. v. W.R. Grace & Co.-Conn., 59 F. 3d 400 (3rd Cir. 1995) (environment)

Hunter Douglas, Inc. v. Comfortex Corp., No. 1:98-cv-479 (N.D.N.Y. filed March 20, 1998) (patent infringement, antitrust)

Hunter Douglas, Inc. v. Levolor Home Fash, No. 01-0617, (N.D.N.Y. filed Apr. 26, 2001) (patent infringement)

J.P.M. v. Schmid Laboratories, Inc., 178 N.J. Super. 122 (App. Div. 1981) (medical products liability)

Lewis v. American Cynamid Co., 155 N.J. 544 (1998) (consumer product liability)

LifeLines Technology v. 3M, No. 2:00-cv-6245 (D.N.J. filed Dec. 27, 2000) (theft of trademark)

Marks v. G.A.F., Corp., No. 88-cv-3833 (D.N.J. filed Sept. 2, 1988) (shareholder litigation)

Simon v. KPMG LLP, No. 2:05-cv-3189 (D.N.J. filed June 24, 2005) (class action / tax shelters)

Maryland Casualty Co. v. Continental Casualty Co., 332 F.3d 145 (2d Cir. 2003) (insurance recovery)

Preuninger v. Celarix, Inc., No, 2:02-cv-837(D.N.J. filed Feb. 27, 2002) (breach of contract, theft of trade secrets)

Prudential Insurance Co. of America. v. United States Gypsum Co., 146 F.Supp. 2d 643 (D.N.J. 2001)

Prudential Insurance Co. of America v. United States Gypsum Co., 991 F.2d 1080 (3d Cir. 1993)

Ragen Corp. v. Kearney & Trecker Corp., 912 F.2d 619 (3d Cir. 1990) (commercial breach of contract)


Education and Credentials

American University Washington College School of Law, J.D., 1973
Rutgers College, B.A., cum laude, 1970
State of New Jersey, 2009
State of New York, 2010
District of Columbia, 1974
New Jersey Supreme Court, 1974
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1974
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1997
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 1982
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1997
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2006
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2007
U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 2004
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2016
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2001
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1974
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, 2009
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982
U.S. Tax Court, 1977
U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1974
U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association
New York Intellectual Property Law Association
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

Recognition and Community


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Chosen for inclusion in Chambers USA Legal Directory (Chambers & Partners) of recognized practitioners for Litigation: General Commercial in New Jersey, 2004-2023

Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), Commercial Litigation, 2007-2018, 2020-2024

Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts 2005-2024

Recognized as a leading litigation practitioner in Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, 2009-2010, 2014-2015

Recognized for delivering superior service to corporate clients by BTI Client Services All-Star Report (BTI Consulting Group), 2011

AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell (LexisNexis)

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