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Overview

Erik M. Corlett handles complex commercial litigation amongst high-asset business owners, often involving family members and shareholders on issues pertaining to shareholder, member and partner disputes, business valuations, trusts and estates disputes, buy-outs, and other sophisticated commercial and corporate law matters. He has extensive experience representing individuals and corporate clients at both the trial and appellate levels, litigating multi-jurisdictional matters, appellate, and post-judgement issues to conclusion. Clients and colleagues appreciate Erik’s comprehensive and collaborative approach to dispute resolution.

Erik also serves as defense counsel for an array of public entities including state transportation entities, municipalities, boards of education, county prosecutor’s offices, and county improvement and utility authorities in contract disputes, regulatory enforcement, and civil rights matters.

Experience

Reported Decisions

  • Verge Properties Urban Renewal, LLC v. Union County Improvement Authority, 2015 WL 6739538 (App. Div. Nov. 5, 2015)
  • Estate of Cohen v. Cohen, 2013 WL 5476569 (App. Div. Dec. 12, 2013)
  • Cohen v. Booth Computers, 421 N.J. Super. 134 (App. Div. 2011)
  • Sipko v. Koger, Inc., 2020 WL 4811565 (App. Div. Aug. 19, 2020), cert. granted, 2021 WL 2931318  (July 9, 2021)

Recognition

Honors & Recognitions

Selected for inclusion in the list of:

  • New Jersey Law Journal, Unsung Heroes, 2020
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2014-2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating lawyers

The New Jersey Rising Star list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html.

The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings list is issued by Martindale-Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.martindale.com/Products_and_Services/Client_Review_Ratings.aspx.

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Associations

Community & Professional

  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Education

B.A., Macalester College, 2002

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2006, magna cum laude

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