Orloff Lowenbach Stifelman & Siegel P.A.

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Attorney Details

Craig A. Ollenschleger

phone(973) 622-6200
fax(973) 622-3073

Craig A. Ollenschleger - Shareholder

  • Co-counsel on dismissal and affirmance of dismissal of $50 million consumer fraud class-action lawsuit
  • Co-trial counsel for multi-family housing developer in five-week, federal court trial resulting in successful defense of $5 million claim
  • Litigated claims on behalf of minority shareholder and limited liability member, leading to favorable, multi-million dollar settlements
  • Jointly represented national telemarketing firm in five-week trial leading to entry of nearly $2 million judgment for breach of contract
  • Co-trial counsel in successful defense of $1 million legal malpractice claim against leading New Jersey law firm
  • Jointly represented buyers in obtaining summary judgment against $500,000 claim for breach of real estate contract
Representative Experience
  • Commercial litigation and arbitration (including disputes arising under the Uniform Commercial Code)
  • Contract actions (including real estate disputes)
  • Appellate practice
  • Business torts (including unfair competition and restrictive covenant litigation)
  • Shareholder, partnership and limited liability membership disputes (including representation of minority members)
  • Disputes relating to acquisitions and dispositions of businesses
  • Chancery jurisprudence (including fiduciary litigation)
  • Professional malpractice litigation
  • Defense of class-action and consumer fraud lawsuits
  • Land use litigation
  • Intellectual property litigation
Other Experience

Superior Court of New Jersey,
Appellate Division, Law Clerk,
Honorable James J. Petrella, P.J.A.D.

Mayor, Borough of Bloomingdale  1999-2006

Member, Planning Board,
Borough of Bloomingdale  1999-2006, 2012-present

Trustee, Board of Education of
Borough of Bloomingdale  1992-1995

Professional & Civic Activities

Member, Arthur T. Vanderbilt Inn of Court

Published/Unpublished Opinions

Patane v. Nestlé Waters North America, Inc., 314 F.Supp. 3d 375 (D. Conn. 2018)

Ciser v. Nestlé Waters North America Inc., 596 Fed. Appx. 157 (3d Cir. 2015)

Cargill Global Trading v. Applied Dev. Co., 706 F.Supp.2d 563 (D.N.J. 2010)

Papergraphics Int’l, Inc. v. Correa, 389 N.J. Super. 8 (App. Div. 2006)

DialAmerica Mktg., Inc. v. KeySpan Energy Corp., 374 N.J. Super. 502 (App. Div.), certif. den., 184 N.J. 212 (2005)

Sullivan v. Aslanides, 374 N.J. Super. 68 (App. Div.), certif. den., 183 N.J. 218 (2005)

Main Events Prods., LLC v. Lacy, 220 F.Supp.2d 353 (D.N.J. 2002)

Nora Beverages, Inc. v. Perrier Group of America, Inc., 269 F.3d 114 (2d Cir. 2001)

Apfel v. Budd Larner et al., 324 N.J. Super. 133 (App. Div.), certif. den., 162 N.J. 485 (1999)

Belfer v. Merling, 322 N.J. Super. 124 (App. Div.), certif. den., 162 N.J. 196 (1999)

Nora Beverages, Inc. v. Perrier Group of America, Inc., 164 F.3d 736 (2d Cir. 1998)

In re Trust Created by J. Seward Johnson, etc., 299 N.J. Super 415 (App. Div. 1997)