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  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1973
  • A.B., Yale University, 1967

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Life Insurance Committee

Essex County Bar Association

Monmouth County Bar Association

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Certified Mediator

Defense Research Institute

International Association of Defense Counsel

Richard M. Eittreim

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Of Counsel
  • T: 973.639.7904
    F: 973.297.3867
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Mr. Eittreim is a litigator practicing in the area of life and health insurance, products liability, libel and press rights.

Mr. Eittreim represented a major manufacturer of breast implants as national coordinating counsel. In that capacity, he has been the primary defense counsel working with the federal multidistrict litigation judge on issues relating to the litigation and the class action settlement.

Mr. Eittreim is named in the International Who's Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers 2010 edition and Who's Who in America. He is recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 2006-2014 editions and is listed in the 2007-2019 editions of The Best Lawyers in America. Who's Who Legal is published by Law Business Research Limited. Best Lawyers is published by Best Lawyers in partnership with US News and World Report. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. A description of their selection process can be found in the respective links above. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Representative Matters

In re Silicone Gel Breast Implants Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL 926, USDC-D.N.AL., S. Div., 174 F. Supp. 2d 1242 (2001)
Ashley v. Dow Corning Corp. (In re Silicone Gel Breast Implants Prods. Liab. Litig.,) USDC-D.N.AL., S. Div., 887 F. Supp. 1469 (1995)
Trilogy Communications v. Excom Realty, 279 N.J. Super. 442 (Law Div. 1994)
Pepe v. Pepe, 258 N.J. Super. 157 (Ch. Div. 1992)


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