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Eugene Killian, Jr.
555 Route 1 South
Iselin NJ 08830
Admitted to the Bar in New Jersey and New York, Gene Killian has repeatedly been named one of New Jersey's "Super Lawyers" by New Jersey Monthly magazine, as well as one of the Best Lawyers in America. He is rated "AV"® by Martindale-Hubbell. U.S. News and World Report has named him one of the leading lawyers in New Jersey in the area of insurance law. He has been selected as a Charter Fellow and New Jersey Co-Chair of the Litigation Counsel of America, an exclusive organization of elite trial attorneys. In addition to insurance law matters, Gene also helps clients facing employment law and complex commercial litigation issues.
Gene has served as trial counsel in numerous important cases, including Universal-Rundle Corp. v. Commercial Union Ins. Co. (redefining the parameters of insurance coverage for environmental matters), New Jersey Manufacturers v. Flemington Fur (establishing insurance coverage for allegations of workplace harassment), and LaSalle National Bank v. Koziol (enforcing liquidated damages provisions in commercial loan documents). He frequently serves as a Court-approved mediator. In the recent past, he’s co-counseled an environmental insurance coverage trial for a Fortune 100 chemical manufacturer, assisting in obtaining a $13.9 million verdict; and assisted in achieving an eight-figure insurance recovery for a major international plastics company in a claim relating to the explosion of a manufacturing plant.
He has structured complex settlements in a variety of business disputes, including insurance matters and other commercial contract cases.
He obtained his bachelor's degree cum laude from the University of Chicago in 1982, and his law degree from the University of Michigan in 1985. He serves as the President of the University of Chicago Club of New Jersey. He is a member of the New Jersey, New York and American Bar Associations.
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