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A wide array of all facets of NJ and NY litigation as a Hudson County prosecutor, healthcare lawyer representing physcians and practices in reimbursement and ERISA disputes, professional licensure defense, and provider agreements; as well as extensive trial and appellate experience, in state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York, in areas of legal malpractice (as advocate and as expert witness); trusts and estate litigation; healthcare litigation; criminal defense; complex commercial litigation; corporate disputes; employment discrimination defense and prosecution; and appeals.  


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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
  2. Health Care: 20%
  3. Arbitration: 10%
  4. Appeals: 10%



Hourly ($400-450/hour)

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  • Jason T Brown

    I've known Phil since college and he has an exceptional legal mind and will diligently handle your case.


    Jason Brown Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Melissa Beth Brisman

    Phil is a leader in the field of litigation. He tirelessly advocates for his clients position all the while lending a compassionate ear. He is smart, knows the system and has a wonderful set of writing skills. I would recommend him to any friend of relative who needed an attorney. You will be in good hands with Phil.


    Melissa Brisman Adoption Attorney
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Contact info

Budd Larner, PC

150 John F Kennedy Pkwy
Short Hills, NJ, 07078


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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Honorary Award - High School Moot Court Competition InstructorWest Windsor - Plainsboro (NJ) Regional School District2001
Adjunct Professor of the Year - NomineeSeton Hall University School of Law2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderBudd Larner, PC2013 - Present
Managing PartnerChronakis Siachos & Kaplan, LLC2011 - 2013
PartnerGarfunkel Wild, P.C.2006 - 2011
AssociateGarfunkel Wild, P.C.2003 - 2006
Adjunct ProfessorSeton Hall University School of Law2001 - 2004
AssociateReed Smith2000 - 2003
Assistant ProsecutorHudson County (NJ) Prosecutor's Office1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - 2011
Hudson County Bar Association YLDPresident1999 - 2000
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
New Jersey v. CookeDefendant pleaded guilty following remand
Buckingham Adult Medical Day Care Center v. New JerseySettlement
Barnert Hosp. v. Horizon Healthcare ServicesRemanded; settlement during trial
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Publication nameTitleDate
New Jersey Law JournalThe Bravery of Being Out of Range: New Jersey's Failed Drug Sentencing Laws2002
Criminal Law WebzineThe Machinery of Death: DNA and the Future of Executions2002
National Law JournalIn Defense of the Electoral College2000
University of Detroit Mercy Law ReviewCold Comfort for Change: Trends of Preclusion in Habeas Corpus Litigation1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Rutgers UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
7th Annual Memorial ServiceTribute to Hon. Shirley A. Tolentino, Esq.2011
In-House CLEKovel Doctrine 1012010
Discovery Techniques CLEe-Discovery Strategies2010