Jeffrey W. Lorell

Jeffrey W. Lorell

Jeffrey W. Lorell

Jeff Lorell has devoted his professional career to the litigation and resolution of sophisticated, complex, civil cases and alternate dispute resolution proceedings.

Mr. Lorell is a Certified Professional Mediator by the National Association of Professional Mediators. With 45 years’ experience as an ADR advocate and 10 years as mediator, he is frequently selected as a neutral party to resolve complex, multi-party disputes through non-binding mediation and a variety of other alternate dispute resolution techniques. Most cases brought before him for mediation are satisfactorily resolved with these procedures. Mediation emphasis has been in the areas of construction disputes, environmental matters, restrictive covenant problems, and business torts.

Admitted to practice before trial and appellate courts on both state and federal levels in New Jersey and New York, the United States Supreme Court and the United States Tax Court.

Founding Master of The John C. Lifland American Inn of Court – devoted to training young lawyers in complex federal trial practice. Master: 1992-Present; Co-Chair: 1999-2001

Listed in:

  • Best Lawyers® – Commercial Litigation – 2014-2019
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers® Top 100 – 2015-2016
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers® – 2005-2017
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®, Corporate Counsel Edition: Business Litigation – 2008-2013
  • The Global Directory of Who’s Who – Top Lawyer and Lifetime Member
  • Morris/Essex County Top Lawyer 2018


  • FDCC Training Video Advances ADR Practitioner Knowledge, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, July/August 2012
  • “Mediation: Not If, But When and How,” by Jeffrey W. Lorell and Elizabeth F. Lorell – FDCC Quarterly (a publication of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel), April 2010
  • “Mediation: Not If, But When and How,” Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel 2009 Winter Meeting, February 21 – 28, 2009
  • “Dispute Avoidance And Resolution From The Private Owner’s Perspective,” Lorman Education Services (November 1995)
  • “Considerations About Mediation Of A Business Dispute: An Advocate’s View,” Institute for Continuing Legal Education (1994)
  • “New Jersey Offers A New Shortcut To Bypass Litigation,” Tri-State Real Estate Journal (February 19, 1993)
  • “What Do You Do When You Need To Resolve A Dispute?” National Business Institute (1991 and 1994)

Construction and Engineering, Intellectual Property, Mediation, Real Estate

45 Years

National Association of Certified Mediators
New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators
Certified Mediator by United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
New Jersey State Bar Association: Antitrust Committee (Chair – 2013 to 2017); Construction Law, Intellectual Property and Environmental Law Sections
New York State Bar Association
Bar Associations of Essex and Morris Counties
International Trademark Association
American Intellectual Property Law Association
International Insurance Law Association/Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA US)

Graduate, cum laude, City College of New York (BA 1968)
New York University School of Law (JD, 1973); LLM in Trade Reg. (1986)

18 Columbia Turnpike Suite 200 Florham Park, NJ 07932
New Jersey