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Joseph H. Tringali

Partner, Chair, Commercial Litigation Group
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Phone: 973-736-9800 ext. 115


Mr. Tringali joined the firm in 2018 as a Partner and the Chair of the Commercial Litigation Group. He is a seasoned attorney who has litigated matters in New Jersey, New York, Florida and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Mr. Tringali has advocated for a variety of clients including large corporations and small businesses involved in ownership buyouts and shareholder disputes.

He frequently handles estate litigation and has been lead counsel for clients adverse to fortune 500 companies. Mr. Tringali also represents public sector clients, health care providers and individuals involved in family matters. At times, Mr. Tringali has served as court appointed counsel for alleged incapacitated persons in guardianship proceedings.

Mr. Tringali takes a result driven approach to litigation and his diverse background of experiences allows him to be creative in his approach to representing clients. Mr. Tringali strives to promote prudent and ethical lawyering and works closely with clients to make informed decisions about case strategies.

Mr. Tringali is an adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law and a member of Seton Hall Law’s Small Firm Advisory Committee. When he is not in the office, Mr. Tringali serves on a District Ethics Committee, and coaches girls softball and basketball.

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  • Seton Hall School of Law 
    • 2007, Juris Doctorate
  • Amherst College 
    • 2004, B.A. Double Major in Law Jurisprudence and Social Thought and Sociology

Bar Admissions:

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United Stated District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United Stated Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Practice Areas:

  • Business Litigation 
  • Estate Litigation 
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Municipal Litigation


  • Bergen Magazine, Top Attorneys in Commercial Litigation (2018)
  • New Jersey Law Journal, New Leaders of the Bar (2016)
  • Selective Service, Board Member of the Month (2017)
  • New Jersey SuperLawyers Rising Star (2011-2013, 2018-2020)

Affiliations, Memberships and Certifications:

  • District XII Ethics Committee Member (2017-present)
  • Seton Hall Law, Small Firm Advisory Committee Member (2019 - Present)
  • Selective Service Board Member, Union County (2016 – present)
  • Amherst College New Jersey Alumni Association, Co-Chair
  • Poly Prep Country Day School, Class Agent

Representative Matters/Decisions:

  • Yarosh v. Salkind, 513 F. App'x 157 (3d Cir. 2013)
  • Heller Urban Renewal, LLC v. FER Boulevard Realty Corp., No. CIV. 13-431 SRC, 2014 WL 252106, at *1 (D.N.J. 2014)
  • Matter of Parente (T.U.), 5 N.Y.S.3d 716 (Cnty. Ct. 2015)
  • McCarthy v. Estate of McCarthy, 145 F. Supp. 3d 278 (S.D.N.Y. 2015)
  • Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. v. A-1 Specialized Servs. & Supplies, Inc., No. CV 16-1343, 2017 WL 2840352 (E.D. Pa. 2017)


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