Laurence B. "Larry" Orloff

Laurence B. "Larry" Orloff


Orloff, Lowenbach, Stifelman & Siegel, P.A.

Recognized since 1989

Morristown, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Representation of airport owners in resisting pretextual condemnation of their property
  • Representation of hedge funds in Madoff-related malpractice action against major public accounting firm
  • Representation of hedge funds in successful arbitration proceeding involving Madoff-related feeder fund manager
  • Representation of prominent law firm in defense of high volume frivolous litigation assessment
  • Defense counsel in major legal malpractice action resulting in 11 week trial, with appeals to intermediate appellate court and New Jersey Supreme Court [Conklin v. Hannoch Weisman, 145 N.J. 395 (1996)]
  • Representation of casino director in licensing proceedings before New Jersey Casino Control Commission
  • Representation of major law firm in dispute with former partners [Jacob v. Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, 128 N.J. 10 (1992)]
  • Representation of former bank directors in litigation with federal regulators
  • Representation of state trooper as beneficiary of $2 million estate in prominent Will contest
  • Representation of Johnson & Johnson heir in fiduciary litigation
  • Representation of commercial lender in industry-wide case involving late fees and default interest Met Life Capital Financial Corp. v. Washington Ave. Associates, Ltd., 159 N.J. 484 (1999)]
  • Representation of lawyers and law firm in successful trial of legal malpractice action [Sullivan v. Aslanides, 374 N.J. Super. 68 (App. Div. 2005)]
  • Representation of Holiday Inns affiliate in joint venture re Atlantic City dispute with Donald J. Trump affiliate [Holiday Inns, Inc. v. Trump, 617 F. Supp. 1443 (D. N.J. 1985)]

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Business “divorce” matters, including shareholder and partner disputes
  • Defense of professional malpractice actions
  • Representation of lawyers in disputes with other lawyers and law firms
  • Non-compete covenant litigation and other equity litigation
  • Land use, real estate, and contract litigation
  • Probate litigation, including will contests, trust matters, and defense and prosecution of breach of duty claims
  • Real estate and commercial litigation
  • Representation of corporate directors in defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims

PUBLISHED/UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS

Wital Corp. v. Denville Township, 93 N.J. Super. 107 (App. Div. 1966)

In re Harbor Tank Storage Company, 385 F. 2d 111 (3d Cir. 1967)

Bean v. Strelecki, 101 N.J. Super. 310 (App. Div., 1968)

U.S. v. Turner, 421 F. 2d 1251 (3d Cir. 1970)

International Controls Corp. v. Vesco, 490 F. 2d 1334 (2d Cir. 1974)

Leone Management Corp. v. West New York, 144 N.J. Super. 353 (App. Div. 1976)

Floral Park Tenants Assn. v. Project Holding, Inc., 152 N.J. Super. 582 (Ch. Div. 1977)

North Jersey Suburbanite Co., Inc. v. State of NJ, 154 N.J. Super. 126 (App. Div. 1977)

Levin Computer Corp. v. IBM, 579 F. 2d 271 (3d Cir. 1978)

Project Holding, Inc. v. Smyth, 166 N.J. Super. 354 (App. Div. 1979)

Whippany Paperboard Co., Inc. v. Alfano, 176 N.J. Super. 363 (App. Div. 1980)

Fair Lawn Shopper, Inc. v. Director, Division of Taxation, 98 NJ 64 (1984)

NUI Corp. v. Kimmelman, 593 F. Supp. 1457 (D. Ct. NJ 1984)

NUI Corp. v. Kimmelman, 765 F. 2d 399 (3d Cir. 1985)

New Jersey Life Insurance Company v. Meier, 101 NJ 597 (1986)

Karl's Sales and Service, Inc. v. Gimbels, Inc., 249 N.J. Super. 487 (App. Div. 1991)

Heller v. Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc., 270 N.J. Super. 143 (Law Div. 1993)

Resolution Trust Corp. v. Moskowitz, 1994 WL 229812 (D. Ct. NJ 1994)

Matter of Johnson Trust, 299 N.J. Super. 415 (App. Div. 1997)

Ross v. Ross, 308 N.J. Super. 132 (App. Div. 1998)

Apfel v. Budd Larner, 324 N.J. Super. 133 (App. Div. 1998)

Hirsch v. New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners, 128 NJ 160 (1992)

Main Events Productions, LLC v. Lacy, 220 F. Supp. 2d 353 (D. Ct. NJ 2002)

Panix Productions, Ltd. v. Lewis, 106 Fed. Appx. 757, 2004 WL 1922197 (2d Cir. 2004)

Angrisani v. Financial Technology Ventures, L.P., 402 N.J. Super. 138 (App. Div. 2008)

Township of Readington v. Solberg Aviation Co., 409 N.J. Super. 282 (App. Div. 2009)

Cargill Global Trading v. Applied Development, 706 F. Supp. 2d 563 (D. Ct. NJ 2010)

Lerner v. Heidenberg, 2013 WL 1830808 (App. Div. 2013)

Estate of Cohen ex rel. Perelman, 2013 WL 50476569 (App. Div. 2013)

Bleeker v. Borough of North Haledon, 2014 WL 4745544 (App. Div. 2014)

Pinnacle Ins. Solutions, LLC v. Kolbe, 2014 WL 1272212 (D. Ct. NJ 2014)

Township of Readington v. Solberg Aviation Co., 2015 WL 11751623 (Law Div. 2015)

Location

  • 44 Whippany Road, Suite 100
    Morristown, NJ 07960

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1961
  • New York, 1983

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Brennan/Vanderbilt Inns of Court - Master
  • Essex County Bar Association - Member
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education - Lecturer on Trial Advocacy, Business Litigation Issues and other programs
  • New Jersey Lawyer - The Newspaper (no longer in circulation) - Vice-Chair of Editorial Board
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Equity Jurisprudence Committee
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Member
  • Rutgers Law School - Adjunct Professor (1989 - Present) teaching Appellate Advocacy

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circult
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • United States Supreme Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Complex Litigation
  • Fiduciary Duties
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Stockholders' Suits

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