Christopher J. Carey

Overview

CHRISTOPHER J. CAREY is a Partner at the Firm and concentrates his practice in the areas of professional liability, ethics and civil litigation. A Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Mr. Carey is a member of the American, New Jersey State and New York State Bar Associations, as well as DRI, ABOTA, ABPLA, PLDF and PLUS. He served as counsel for the City Council of the City of New York and for the Mental Health Information Service for the Supreme Court, State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department.

Mr. Carey has served as Chair of the Malpractice Insurance Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He was a Member of the Lawyers’ Professional Liability Standing Committee of the American Bar Association, and has served as a Member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Malpractice Insurance.  Mr. Carey is currently a Member of the Insurance Benefits Committee, the Blue Ribbon Committee on Professional Malpractice, and the Amicus Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Additionally, he is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Committee of the Professional Liability Defense Association and a Member of the Professional Liability Committee for DRI.

He has been an Adjunct Professor of Products Liability, Torts, Torts II, Remedies and Equity at Seton Hall University School of Law.  He also has lectured on professional liability issues for the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey State Bar Association and other bar associations. He is the author of “Naked Prey” which appeared in the New Jersey Lawyer.

Mr. Carey received his B.A. from Fordham University and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® (2005-2021), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Professional Liability: Defense, Insurance Coverage, Civil Litigation: Defense, and Appellate Practice. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Overview

CHRISTOPHER J. CAREY is a Partner at the Firm and concentrates his practice in the areas of professional liability, ethics and civil litigation. A Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Mr. Carey is a member of the American, New Jersey State and New York State Bar Associations, as well as DRI, ABOTA, ABPLA, PLDF and PLUS. He served as counsel for the City Council of the City of New York and for the Mental Health Information Service for the Supreme Court, State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Department.

Mr. Carey has served as Chair of the Malpractice Insurance Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He was a Member of the Lawyers’ Professional Liability Standing Committee of the American Bar Association, and has served as a Member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Ad Hoc Committee on Attorney Malpractice Insurance.  Mr. Carey is currently a Member of the Insurance Benefits Committee, the Blue Ribbon Committee on Professional Malpractice, and the Amicus Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Additionally, he is Co-Chair of the Real Estate Committee of the Professional Liability Defense Association and a Member of the Professional Liability Committee for DRI.

He has been an Adjunct Professor of Products Liability, Torts, Torts II, Remedies and Equity at Seton Hall University School of Law.  He also has lectured on professional liability issues for the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey State Bar Association and other bar associations. He is the author of “Naked Prey” which appeared in the New Jersey Lawyer.

Mr. Carey received his B.A. from Fordham University and his J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law.

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® (2005-2021), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Professional Liability: Defense, Insurance Coverage, Civil Litigation: Defense, and Appellate Practice. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Education

Seton Hall Law School (J.D. 1982)
Fordham University (B.A. 1978)

Admissions

State of New Jersey
State of New York
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, EDNY
U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Districts of New York

Memberships

Bergen County Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Professional Liability Underwriting Society
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Member, Lawyers' Professional Liability Committee, American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute