Jan Alan Brody

Jan Alan Brody

Jan Alan Brody, a member of the Executive Committee, and has been with the firm of Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello (and it's predecessors) for his entire career.

Jan graduated from Boston University cum laude in 1973 with an A.B. degree in political science. In 1976, he graduated Boston University Law School with a Juris Doctor degree. He has had extensive experience in complex commercial, employment, environmental, and chancery litigation and he also maintains a family law practice. He is a member of the American, New Jersey State, and Bergen County Bar Associations. He also serves as counsel for the Fort Lee Planning Board and as a Standing Master appointed by the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and as a mediator appointed by the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Jan was chosen as a 2005, 2009 - 2014 Super Lawyer by his peers, as published in New Jersey Monthly Magazine.


  • New Jersey State Bar
  • Massachusetts State Bar


  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Super Lawyer - 2005, 2009, 2010

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.

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.

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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.