Practice Areas – Trial Practice

A view of the Essex County Courthouse in Newark, New Jersey.  Designed by Cass Gilbert and constructed in 1907, the marble Beaux-Arts courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The courthouse was rededicated in 2004 after a $50 million restoration led by Farewell Mills Gatsch Architects.  In the foreground is "The Seated Lincoln," sculpted by Gutzon Borglum and dedicated by Theodore Roosevelt in 1911.

Trial Practice

Montgomery Fetten trial lawyers have extensive and diverse experience, ranging from modest cases to complex actions requiring substantial resources, legal research, planning and trial skills. At Montgomery Fetten we provide a level of trial experience that has allowed us to successfully manage a variety of cases from general liability to large-case multi-party complex and catastrophic losses, from complaint to verdict, for clients ranging from “mom & pop” businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Sophisticated consumers of legal services, whether insurers, Fortune 500 companies or businesses with litigation savvy and experience, require a certain quality, experience and reputation of their firms and individual attorneys. They look for knowledge, specific experience, resources and a well-defined approach to complex matters. When faced with an impending trial, and throughout defense of any litigation, it is a discerning client that seeks to partner with legal counsel who have a proven track record of trial success.

Our trial lawyers have a proven track record of success defending and trying general liability, construction, toxic tort and products liability claims in courts throughout the State. Our team collectively offers clients the unique insight and experience that only comes from decades of collective trial experience.

While our experience is an invaluable resource to draw upon, we continue to look forward, and offer innovative and cutting-edge trial techniques and capabilities. We believe that to be a successful trial firm in today’s environment means to constantly question the status quo, and to seek out new ideas and courtroom resources to reach the digital age juror.

We are frequently retained on the eve of trial when a client needs a firm with a formidable courtroom reputation and the resources to try a case and we remain available for such retention.