Richard A. Gantner, Partner
Richard A. Gantner is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Board on Trial Attorney Certification, as a Civil Trial Attorney. Rich practices primarily in the areas of Employment law (plaintiff and management); and represents claimants in Medical Malpractice; Personal Injury; Automobile Accidents and Injuries; and Workers Compensation.
Selected to New Jersey Super Lawyers 2005 – 2007 and 2010 to the present, Rich has served as a Municipal Court Judge and is a former member of Supreme Court Committee on Municipal Court Practice and the District XIII Ethics Committee. Rich has recently been awarded the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell distinction by his peers and the Judiciary. In addition to his AV Preeminent Peer Rating, the Judiciary has given Rich the 2022 Special Edition Judicial Award.
He was an Editor, Seton Hall University Law Review, 1992-1993; Law Clerk to the Honorable G. Donald Haneke, U.S. Magistrate Judge, 1993-1994; Co-Author, with John P. Greenberg, M.D., “Recognizing and Preparing Closed Head Injury Cases in the Absence of Initial Diagnosis,” Trial Excellence, Volume 13, Number 9, September 2001; Author: “Absent Bad Faith, Fraud, or Overreaching, A Reasonable Forum Selection Clause in a Commercial Cruise Form Contract is Enforceable,” 22 Seton Hall L. Rev. 505 (1992).
Rutgers University, BA, 1989
Seton Hall Law School, JD, 1993
Diploma, Trial Advocacy, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Robert F. Hanley Advanced Advocates Program, June 2005
New Jersey, Pennsylvania and United States District Court, District of New Jersey—1993
New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit—1994
District of Columbia—1995
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania—1996