Attorney Profile

Craig J. Compoli, Jr.
TEL: (973) 239-5700 | FAX: (973) 239-3400 |     PDF | VCARD

Craig is an experienced trial attorney and litigator in both State and Federal court. He is designated by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, a distinction in trial advocacy bestowed on only 2-3% of all attorneys practicing in the State of New Jersey. His practice routinely encompasses a wide range of legal disputes focusing on catastrophic loss matters, industrial accidents, products liability law, commercial litigation, employment litigation, including CEPA and LAD claims, defense of civil rights actions, defense of professional liability matters, including legal and accounting malpractice, premises liability defense, dram shop liability defense and insurance coverage litigation. He has significant experience defending class action lawsuits through conclusion brought against New Jersey businesses and professional entities. He represents both insured and self-insured entities and is an experienced appellate practitioner, having argued on multiple occasions before the New Jersey Appellate Division. Craig also provides counsel to corporations, universities, and major pharmaceutical companies, regarding rights, remedies, compliance, liabilities and exposure in a variety of areas, including potential adverse employment claims.

Prior to joining O’Toole Scrivo, Mr. Compoli was a partner at an Am Law 200 firm in Morristown, New Jersey. From 1997 to 1998, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Edward M. Coleman, Judge of the Superior Court, in Somerset County. He is a 1989 graduate of West Virginia University and New England Law Boston, where he was awarded a Juris Doctor degree in 1997.

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2006 and 2007), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Civil Litigation: Defense and General Litigation*
  • *No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. A description of the selection methodology can be found here.

    Memberships & Affiliations

    • Certified Civil Trial Attorney
    • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
    • American Bar Association
    • Morris County Bar Association
    • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Past President and Coach, Long Valley Youth Lacrosse Club
    • Washington Twp. (Morris) Board of Education (K-8), Past Member and Chair of Personnel and Negotiations Committee

    Practice Areas
    Class Actions
    Complex Litigation
    Insurance & Reinsurance
    Labor & Employment
    Law Firm Defense
    Product Liability
    Professional Liability

    • State of New Jersey
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

    • New England Law Boston (J.D. 1997)
    • West Virginia University (B.S. 1989)