Over the past few years law firms have seen a significant increase in cyber-attacks. According to the American Bar Association, of those polled nearly one third of firms with 100 or more attorneys have reported some form of data breach! That’s huge. Of all the cybersecurity weapons the hacker’s use, the most popular one is […]
Michael J. Faul, Jr, is a highly experienced attorney concentrating his practice in the areas of insurance coverage disputes, corporate and complex commercial litigation, closely held/oppressed minority shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, and environmental litigation. As a member of Herald Law, a PA, Michael is part of a team of dedicated and esteemed attorneys that are committed to strong advocacy on the part of all clients.
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Who we are & What we can do for you
Insurance Coverage Litigation
Michael J. Faul, Jr., has in-depth knowledge of New Jersey ‘s laws, statutes and regulations relating to the duty to defend, interpretation of policy language, exclusions, sub-limits and other limitations affecting coverage under a variety of insurance policies.
Corporate & Complex Commercial Litigation
For three decades, Michael Faul, Jr., has represented corporations in a variety of complex commercial matters and has appeared on behalf of clients in state and federal courts and before regulatory agencies and other governmental bodies involving a myriad of proceedings.
Shareholder Litigation & Disputes
Mr. Faul has substantial experience in oppressed shareholder litigation and regularly represents corporate shareholders and members of limited liability companies in disputes alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, mismanagement, breaches of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, conversion, fraud, and alter ego liability.
Counsel for Out of State Corporations Facing Law Suits in NJ
The firm regularly represents out of state companies sued in New Jersey and the District Court of New Jersey. Versed in the procedural and substantive laws of the State of New Jersey, out of state corporate entities and their general counsel rely on Michael J. Faul, Jr., to aggressively and effectively defend and pursue claims against third parties.
The firm represents many industries facing regulatory challenges, enforcement actions and investigations by State and Federal environmental regulators and counsels businesses in obtaining local and state approvals, permitting and registrations from governmental agencies, municipalities, and authorities.
Michael J. Faul, Jr.Shareholder
MICHAEL J. FAUL, JR., concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, closely held/oppressed minority shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, and environmental litigation.
In his decades of practice, Michael has successfully recovered millions of dollars from national insurance companies, brokers, and agents on behalf of policyholders. He provides counsel on all phases of complex insurance claim resolution, from the proper and prompt presentment of claims through litigation in state and federal courts. Colleagues describe Michael as extremely focused on the vindication of his clients’ rights. Clients view Michael as a hard-working, ethical, and aggressive litigator.
Can You Assign Your Rights Under an Insurance Policy? Whether you can assign rights under your insurance policy to someone else is a common issue that many policyholders face. Insurance companies include terms in their policies that prohibit assignment of rights. However, there are circumstances under which an assignment of rights may be necessary, especially […]
Businesses that are adding or renewing insurance policies need to be aware that insurance companies are constantly changing the rules of the game. The ironclad rule of the insurance business is that insurance companies do not like to pay claims. When doing so begins to harm their bottom line, they begin to change the rules […]
One thing is certain, and that is that the COVID-19 pandemic will leave us with a tidal wave of litigation for years to come. There have already been several lawsuits filed against insurance companies that have denied claims for business interruption due to the pandemic. While insurance companies have won some of these lawsuits, in […]