Audra DePaolo

Audra DePaolo: Attorney with Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP



Audra DePaolo focuses her practice on the preparation of appellate briefs and motions before the New Jersey Supreme Court and the Appellate Division. She also handles estate administrations, drafts and reviews contracts and corporate documents for individual and business clients and assists in complex commercial litigation. Ms. DePaolo was a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Peter Ciolino, A.J.S.C., former Assignment Judge of Bergen County.

Ms. DePaolo was recognized as a 2009 and 2010 Rising Star by SuperLawyers.

Representative Matters

Naviant Marketing Solutions, Inc. v. Larry Tucker, Inc., 339 F.3d 180 (3d Cir. 2003) (reversing order imposing sanctions for failure to provide discovery)

Dupree v. City of Clifton, 351 N.J. Super. 237 (App. Div. 2002), aff'd, 175 N.J. 449 (2003) (affirming summary judgment for church in personal injury action)

In re Villone, 361 N.J. Super. 478 (App. Div. 2003) (affirming decision that will and trust were procured by undue influence)

Noorily v. Thomas & Betts Corp., 188 F.3d 153 (3d Cir. 1999), cert. denied, 529 U.S. 1053 (2000) (reversing ERISA award for severance benefits)

VanderWeert v. VanderWeert, 304 N.J. Super. 339 (App. Div. 1997) (denying intervention in divorce proceeding)


Co-author with Barry A. Knopf, “McDougall v. Lamm: New Jersey Supreme Court Ruling that Emotional Distress Damages Are Not Available for Witnessing Death of Beloved Pet Keeps Man's Best Friend in the Dog House,” 2012 LexisNexis Emerging Issues 6645 (September 2012)

Co-author with Barry A. Knopf, expert commentary “Federal Court in Bashir v. The Home Depot Slices Lessor's Defense under NJPLA in Stump Grinder Case,” 2011 LexisNexis Emerging Issues 6153 (December 2011)

Co-author with Barry A. Knopf, Medical Malpractice chapter in LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Personal Injury Litigation, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions by Mathew Bender/ Lexis-Nexis

Co-author with Albert L. Cohn, “Better Left 'Forgotten' — The Future is Uncertain for False Memory Litigation,” Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy Vol. XIV, No. 7, p. 1, May 1997

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Appeals
  • Complex Litigation
  • Probate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
201-490-4105  Phone
201 845 9600  Phone
201 845 9423  Fax
University Attended:
Rutgers University Rutgers College, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, J.D.
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1995, New Jersey; 1996, New York; U.S. Supreme Court
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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Saddle Brook, New Jersey

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