John M. Agnello

John M. Agnello: Attorney with Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein Brody & Agnello, P.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Special Counsel: Township of Lyndhurst, 2006—; UFCW Local 464A Pension and Welfare Funds, 1990—; Local 102 Building Corp., 2007—; Lyndhurst Board of Education, 1993—. Counsel to LB E.W.: Local 1158 Pension Funds (NJ and PA), 2004—; Local 1158 Welfare Fund, 2004—. Outside Insurance Coverage Counsel, Handy & Harman, 2008—. Counsel to Mid-Atlantic Dyers Vacation and Welfare Fund, 1987—. Employer Trustee: Textile Workers Pension Fund, 1990-2005; UNITE HERE Workers Pension Fund, 2005-2007; UNITE HERE National Retirement Fund, 2007—. Counsel to Lyndhurst Board of Education, 1986-1993.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Construction Law and Litigation
  • Surety Law and Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Law and Litigation
  • ERISA Pension and Welfare Funds
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Municipal and School Law
  • Land Use Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
973-994-1700  Phone
University Attended:
Stevens Institute of Technology, B.E., with honors, 1975
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University, J.D., cum laude, 1979
Year of First Admission:
1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1979, New Jersey; 1979, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 1988, New York; 1994, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1995, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 2010, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Essex County, Bergen County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations; Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey.
Birth Information:
Passaic, New Jersey, November 15, 1953

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 07/12/11 in Civil Litigation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Member on 07/09/11 in Civil Litigation

    John is a capable practitioner who practices at the highest level of ethical and professional conduct.

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Roseland, New Jersey

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