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  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude, 2013
  • B.A., University of Richmond, magna cum laude, 2010

    Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Memberships & Affiliations

The Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey

National Center for State Courts, Young Lawyers Committee

New Jersey Defense Association
New Jersey State Bar Association

Christopher A. Rojao

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  • T: 973.639.6983
    F: 973.206.6737
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Christopher Rojao concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on products liability and consumer fraud class action defense.

In both state and federal courts, Chris defends clients targeted in multi-plaintiff and class action litigation alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act and Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA). He also represents consumer product and medical device clients defending product liability claims in Multicounty Litigation (MCL). He has represented a broad range of clients, including consumer products manufacturers, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, public utilities and hospitals, in commercial leasing disputes and in litigation involving breach of contract, personal injury, premises liability, wrongful death and public entity liability under Title 59 claims.

In addition to his work as a litigator, Chris assists in conducting due diligence on behalf of life sciences clients involved in stock and asset purchase transactions. He also has advised clients in FDA regulatory matters, including providing advice for responding to inquiries from the FDA and interpreting and complying with FDA regulations.

Before joining McCarter, Chris served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Susan L. Reisner, Presiding Judge in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. As a law clerk, he prepared bench memoranda, processed emergent applications, and revised and edited judicial opinions for publication.

While in law school, Chris served as a Comments Editor of the Seton Hall Law Review. He also completed judicial internships with the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Honorable Barry T. Albin in the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Chris has been selected as Super Lawyers NJ Rising Star for Personal Injury Products: Defense from 2017-2019.

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