Christopher H. Westrick

Christopher H. Westrick

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, firm partner Christopher Westrick counsels and represents clients in employment, construction, and other types of complex commercial litigation.

Chris’s extensive experience in employment matters includes discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour violations, family leave violations, and contract disputes. He also negotiates employment-related agreements, provides counsel on day-to-day employment matters, represents clients before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and defends labor union grievances.

With 25 years of construction law experience, Chris defends developers, general contractors, subcontractors, construction managers, and design professionals against claims for defects, delays, professional malpractice, and subrogation. His diverse complex litigation experience includes business and contract disputes, the defense of institutional sexual abuse claims, product liability, personal injury, directors’ and officers’ liability, and insurance coverage matters.

Chris has successfully taken multiple jury trials to verdict in state and federal courts and argued numerous appeals before state and federal appellate panels.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • State of North Carolina (inactive)

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • New Jersey Federal Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Education

OUR ATTORNEYS

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.

Litigation

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.

Land Use Law

When zoning and land use roadblocks stand in the way of your objectives for a real estate investment or development project, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to move you forward.

About us

Restaurant Brands
Carella Byrne has filed a securities fraud class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Restaurant Brands International Inc. on behalf of those individuals who purchased or acquired common stock.
Johnson & Johnson
Carella Byrne Cecchi Olstein Brody & Agnello filed a consumer class action Thursday in New Jersey District Court against Johnson & Johnson over its Neutrogena aerosol sunscreen line.
Takata Corp.
A Florida federal judge granted final approval Monday to a $42 million settlement automakers Volkswagen and Audi reached to resolve multidistrict litigation over their alleged use of defective Takata Corp. air bags, as well as a $12.6 million attorney fee award from that total.