Brian H. Fenlon

Brian H. Fenlon

Partner Brian H. Fenlon has been with the firm since 1994 and chiefly acts as a counsellor and civil litigator for his clients. His complex civil litigation practice includes representing a diverse group of clients in an expansive range of matters and areas of the law.

Brian has extensive experience handling litigation for individual, corporate and municipal clients, in the areas of insurance coverage, professional liability, contractual, construction, real estate, chancery, probate, tort and school/educational litigation disputes and matters. This includes representing lenders and debtors in mortgage foreclosure litigation and workouts, and individuals, developers and municipal clients in zoning and planning matters and litigation.

Brian is a member of the New Jersey State, Essex, and Morris Counties Bar Associations and has served as a member of the Essex District V-C Ethics Committee. He volunteers as a judge for Moot Court competitions at Seton Hall University Law School and has authored several legal publications and articles. His work has resulted in a number of reported judicial opinions.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • District V-C Ethics Committee

Practice Areas



Practice Areas

Wills & Estates

Our attorneys understands how critical it is that business owners prepare for retirement or unforeseen circumstances in a way that provides for their financial well-being and the continuity of their companies.


When disputes arise, our seasoned litigators provide exceptional advocacy grounded in holistic strategies designed to achieve each client’s overall business, financial, and personal goals.

Labor Law

Whether before a hearing board, in the courtroom, or at the negotiating table, our labor lawyers leverage their considerable advocacy and negotiating skills to advance and protect our clients’ interests.

About us

Student Mental Health and Social Media

Partner Michael Innes wrote an article titled “Why New Jersey school districts are filing lawsuits against social media companies, which is featured in the New Jersey School Board Association Reader Forum: Student Mental Health and Social Media.

Chrysler Owners Win Cert. Of 6M Class In Takata Airbag MDL

A judge has certified a class of roughly 6 million Fiat Chrysler vehicle owners who assert fraud claims against FCA US in sprawling multidistrict litigation accusing automakers of hiding the risks associated with allegedly explosive Takata airbags.
The 74

Carella Byrne’s Michael Innes Featured in Recent The 74 Article

Innes was featured in recent article titled Teen Mental Health Crisis Pushes More School Districts to Sue Social Media Giants. “The harms caused by social media companies have impacted the districts’ ability to carry out their core mission of providing education.”

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