David E. Sellinger: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

David E. Sellinger

Florham Park,  NJ  U.S.A.

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  • Litigation
    Contact InfoTelephone: 973.360.7925
    Fax: 973.295.1342
    University Sloan Foundation Fellowship/New York City Urban Fellow, 1970-1971; Harvard College, B.A., Government, cum laude, 1972
    Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D., 1976 Articles Editor, New York University Law Review
    Admitted1977, New York; 1979, District of Columbia; 1988, Maryland; 2007, Delaware; New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    BornBoston, Massachusetts, February 28, 1949

    Philip R. Sellinger is the Co-Managing Shareholder of the firm's New Jersey office, serves on the firm's Global Litigation Steering Committee and Co-Chairs the firm's Class Action Practice. A former Assistant U.S. Attorney and New Jersey federal clerk, Philip has more than 30 years of trial experience in a wide variety of class actions and complex cases around the country. He has served as Chair of the Lawyers Advisory Committee to the New Jersey federal judiciary and as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Practice Rules Committee. He served as the founding chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Class Action Committee. Philip has won cases on behalf of one of the nation's largest telecommunication companies and one of New Jersey's largest law firms before the New Jersey Supreme Court. He has represented the American Corporate Counsel Association and the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association in litigation challenging the right of in-house counsel to appear in court. He has appeared as amicus counsel in the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of 29 top-ranking former senior U.S. military officers and civilian Department of Defense officials. Philip has appeared on WNBC, Fox News, Scarborough Country, and other television shows on current legal topics.

    Philip has written dozens of articles and lectured extensively around the country before the American Corporate Counsel Association, The American Bar Association and various state and local corporate counsel and other bar associations. He sits (or has sat) on the boards of several organizations including the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the Atlantic Legal Foundation, and the Foundation for the New Jersey Network (NJN). Philip has received the American Jewish Committee Learned Hand Award, the Arts Horizon Celeste Holm Humanitarian Award, and a Distinguished Legal Services Award from The Corporate Times. He has also been recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers and Partners USA, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers.

    Philip received his B.A., summa cum laude, from University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law, where he was Articles Editor of the Annual Survey of American Law.

    Areas of Concentration

    · Class action litigation

    · Computer technology litigation

    · Insurance coverage litigation

    · Environmental cost recovery litigation

    · Diverse complex litigation

    · Technology litigation

    Professional & Community Involvement

    · Founding Chair, Class Action Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association

    · Board of Directors, New Jersey Performing Arts Center

    · Board Member, Atlantic Legal Foundation

    · Former Board of Trustees, New Jersey Network (NJN) Foundation Board

    · Former Chair, Current Member, Lawyers Advisory Committee, New Jersey Federal Judiciary

    · Former Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Practice Rules Committee

    · Former Weinfeld Fellow, New York University School of Law

    · Former Charter


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    Office Information

    David E. Sellinger

    200 Park Avenue
    Florham ParkNJ 07932


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