Mr. Halpin’s practice spans an array of industries. He helps clients resolve issues in complex litigation in both federal and state courts, with a focus on class action defense and commercial disputes. Mr. Halpin serves clients at all stages of litigation, including fact investigation, pleadings, discovery, motion practice, and appeals.


Mr. Halpin represents a number of large clients in complex litigation, particularly in the class action setting. In addition, he has experience in securities litigation. Representative clientele include:

  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Fortune 100 companies
  • Motor vehicle manufacturers
  • Office electronics companies
  • Consumer electronics retailers

Mr. Halpin has experience deciphering the myriad issues that can arise when the breakdown of a business relationship results in litigation. Representative issues include:

  • Duties owed by a title insurance agent to a title insurer
  • Contractual subordination of debt
  • Contractual indemnification of attorneys’ fees for officers and directors

As the legal industry evolves, so do the rules governing lawyers’ conduct. Mr. Halpin has in-depth knowledge of these ethical standards and has employed that knowledge in defending attorneys against allegations of conflicts of interest.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor-in-Chief, Seton Hall Law Review
  • Boston University (B.S.)
    • Trustee and Associate Editor, Daily Free Press

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law clerk to the Honorable Katharine S. Hayden, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, 2010-2011

Judicial extern to the Honorable Jaynee LaVecchia, New Jersey Supreme Court, Morristown, NJ, 2008

Professional Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York

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