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Philip R Sellinger

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Philip R. Sellinger is co-chair of the firm's Global Litigation Practice, Co-Managing Shareholder of the firm's New Jersey office and Regional Operating Shareholder for the Washington, D.C. office. A former Assistant U.S. Attorney and New Jersey federal clerk, Philip has more than 30 years of trial experience in a wide variety of class actions and complex cases around the country. He has served as Chair of the Lawyers Advisory Committee to the New Jersey federal judiciary and as a member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Civil Practice Rules Committee. He served as the founding chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Class Action Committee. Philip has won cases on behalf of one of the nation's largest telecommunication companies and one of New Jersey's largest law firms before the New Jersey Supreme Court. He has represented the American Corporate Counsel Association and the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association in litigation challenging the right of in-house counsel to appear in court. He has appeared as amicus counsel in the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of 29 top-ranking former senior U.S. military officers and civilian Department of Defense officials. Philip has appeared on WNBC, Fox News, Scarborough Country, and other television shows on current legal topics.


United States: Dispute resolution

General commercial disputes

Within: General commercial disputes

The sizable litigation group at Greenberg Traurig, LLP has significant geographic reach and litigates cases around the country. It is well versed in ‘bet the company’ disputes in diverse sectors, including healthcare, financial services and energy. A New Jersey-based team led by practice co-chair Philip Sellinger was retained to represent Marriott Ownership Resorts and several related entities in a putative class action that concerns timeshare resorts in 11 states. Houston-based Mary-Olga Lovett secured a complete victory for MotherRock in a case brought by certain investors alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of fiduciary duty, among other claims. Alan Mansfield jointly chairs the practice from New York, where Richard Edlin is also based.

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