Christopher E. McIntyre

chris@fishmanmcintyre.com

New Jersey: 973-560-9000

Fax: 973-560-0060

Christopher E. McIntyre
Senior Partner

Chris is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, a designation held by a minority of lawyers, demonstrating a recognized level of proficiency in civil trial practice. He has prosecuted and defended a broad spectrum of matters at trial, ranging from simple claims of property damage to complex litigation such as wrongful death claims. Chris has a successful trial record, and has achieved outstanding results for his clients.   

Chris began his career as a Senior Claims Examiner for a nationally recognized insurance carrier.  After receiving his Juris Doctorate, he returned to insurance defense litigation as trial counsel for various insurance carriers.  Today, Chris is the preferred defense counsel for several of the nation’s largest insurance carriers, self-insured companies, and third party administrators.  He also represents some of the world's largest retailers, property owners/managers and contractors in State and Federal courts throughout New Jersey.

Chris has extensive experience and skill in a wide array of legal issues. His primary areas of practice include the defense of automobile/transportation, premises, and construction claims on both the state and federal level. In addition to his trial experience, Chris has argued before the Appellate Courts of New Jersey on several occasions. He advises clients on insurance coverage and contractual indemnification issues. He also regularly provides updates on emerging topics of law and new case law.  Chris also serves as an arbitrator in uninsured/underinsured motorist claims.

In July 2008, Chris was the recipient of Target Corporation’s prestigious “Bullseye Barrister” award for outstanding legal service. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute and the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey. 

Practice Areas:

  • Premises/Retail Liability
  • Construction Accident/Defect Litigation
  • Automobile/Transportation Liability
  • Dram Shop/Social Host Liability
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Subrogation and Recovery
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims
  • Product Liability

Admitted to Practice:

  • State of New Jersey - 1992
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Education:
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, Lycoming College, 1986
  • Juris Doctorate, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1991
                 

Certification:

  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

                                           
Professional Honors:   

  • July 2008 "Bullseye Barrister" distinction for outstanding trial
    service from Target Corporation   
                   
Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Mountainside Honorary P.B.A.

Personal Information:
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