Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza

John Petriello


Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza

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I have specialized in commercial civil litigation for over 35 years. I have handled matters at both the trial and appellate levels.
I have specialized experience in construction matters, for both commercial and residential matters. I have represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. I have filed and defended against construction liens for commercial and residential projects.
My practice is exclusively commercial litigation, which encompasses many areas of law and many different types of problems. Our firm has years of experience in the representation of businesses of all size and individuals.

I also have specialized experience in asserting and defending claims under the Consumer Fraud Act in New Jersey and New York.

I am a graduate of Rutgers College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. I have earned my Juris Doctor degree at Rutgers School of Law, Camden, New Jersey.

I am admitted to the following jurisdictions:

New Jersey, 1978
New York, 1980
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1988
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1982
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1999

Please go our web site for further information about me and the firm.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Commercial Law Commercial Arbitration, Commercial Constitutional Law, Commercial Crimes, Commercial Fraud, Commercial Liability, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Mediation, Commercial Transactions, Complex Commercial Litigation, Sale of Goods, Secured Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code
Construction Law Construction and Surety Law, Construction Arbitration, Construction Claims, Construction Contracts, Construction Finance, Construction Insurance, Construction Insurance Defense, Construction Labor Law, Construction Liability, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation, Construction Mediation, Construction Products Liability, Construction Safety, Construction Workouts, Contractor Performance Bonds, Contractors Liability, Environmental Construction Law, International Construction Contracts, International Construction Law, Materialmens Liens, Mechanics Liens, Public Construction Law, Public Works, Roof Industry Liability, Scaffolding Liability, Structural Work Act
Contracts Commercial Contracts, Contract Fraud, Contract Litigation
Litigation Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex and Multi-District Litigation, Complex Litigation, Defense Litigation, Federal Litigation, Long-Arm Litigation, Trial Practice


  • Federal
  • New Jersey, New York

Employment History

  • Partner | Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza

    1979 - 2017


  • Juris Doctor | Rutgers School of Law

    1974 - 1977

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  • Newark, New Jersey, Essex County

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