Audra DePaolo

Audra DePaolo

Partner
Location:
Saddle Brook, New Jersey
Phone:
201-845-9600
Fax:
201-845-9423
Email:

Audra DePaolo practices primarily in the areas of appellate, complex commercial, and estate and probate litigation. She also drafts and reviews contracts and corporate documents for individual and business clients and handles estate administration.

Upon graduation from law school, Ms. DePaolo was a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Peter Ciolino, A.J.S.C., former Assignment Judge of Bergen County.

Ms. DePaolo is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and was recently reappointed as a member of the Appellate Practice Committee.  She is also a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.

In 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, she was included on the list of Bergen's Top Lawyers by (201) Magazine, in Appellate Practice and Litigation. She was included on the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars in 2009 and 2010.

See Awards and Honors Methodology

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Estate and Probate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: Computer & Technology Law Journal, Production Editor
  • Rutgers University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Published Works

  • Co-editor, LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Personal Injury Litigation, LexisNexis, 2017
  • Co-author with Barry A. Knopf, Medical Malpractice chapter in LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Personal Injury Litigation, Mathew Bender/ Lexis-Nexis, 2007-2017
  • Co-author with Barry A. Knopf, McDougall v. Lamm: New Jersey Supreme Court Ruling that Emotional Distress Damages Are Not Available for Witnessing Death of Beloved Pet Keeps Man’s Best Friend in the Dog House, LexisNexis Emerging Issues 6645, September, 2012
  • Co-author with Barry A. Knopf, Federal Court in Bashir v. The Home Depot Slices Lessor’s Defense under NJPLA in Stump Grinder Case, LexisNexis Emerging Issues 6153, December, 2011

Representative Cases

  • State of N.J. Dept. of Treasury v. Merrill Lynch & Co., 2013 WL 1830874 (NJ App.Div. 2013)
  • Fred Pond, L.L.C. v. Whitlock Mills, L.P., 2009 WL 3430145 (N.J. App.Div. 2009)
  • Lisowski v. New Jersey Transit, 2008 WL 4648396 (NJ App.Div. 2008)
  • Naviant Marketing Solutions, Inc. v. Larry Tucker, Inc., 339 F.3d 180 (3d Cir. 2003)
  • Dupree v. City of Clifton, 351 N.J. Super. 237 (App. Div. 2002), aff’d, 175 N.J. 449 (2003)
  • In re Villone, 361 N.J. Super. 478 (App. Div. 2003)
  • Noorily v. Thomas & Betts Corp., 188 F.3d 153 (3d Cir. 1999), cert. denied, 529 U.S. 1053 (2000)

Honors and Awards

  • Bergen's Top Lawyers, (201) Magazine, 2014 - 2017
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2009 - 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Appellate Practice Committee, Member
  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, Member