David G. Gilfillan

David G. Gilfillan

A partner of the firm, David G. Gilfillan has a varied and diverse practice that includes several legal disciplines. An experienced litigator, he handles general and complex litigation, class actions, multi-district litigation, and insurance defense cases. He also provides counsel on ERISA issues for employee benefit funds and represents clients in labor law and intellectual property matters.

David is a graduate of Boston College who earned his law degree from Seton Hall Law School. Active in professional organizations as well as his community, he was a member of the Worrall F. Mountain Inn of Court and currently serves as the Vice-Chair on the Board of Trustees of the Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey, Inc.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Worrall F. Mountain Inn of Court

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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