Lawrence N. Lavigne

  • Sole Practitioner


Union, NJ






Lawrence N. Lavigne, certified as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court, has been practicing law for over 30 years and devotes his practice to employment matters, (including discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblower cases), employment counseling (including employment contracts and severance agreements) Lemon Law, product liability, warranty claims, consumer fraud, franchise matters, insurance coverage, commercial transaction and commercial litigation. Larry conducts trials and appeals in state and federal courts in all of these areas. He also handles a variety of matters before various state and federal agencies. Larry also counsels corporate clients in a variety of areas including product recalls. Larry has been involved in representing clients with matters in China. He is the V.P. & General Counsel of Foreign Tire Sales, Inc. in Union, NJ.

Areas Of Practice

  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Consumer Law/Lemon Law
  • Insurance

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified as Civil Trial Attorney, New Jersey Supreme Court, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1982
  • New York, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1982


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Untying the Laidlow Knot (w.Wm. Drier), NJ Law Journal, Dec, 2002


  • Institute for Paralegal Studies, 1985 to 1990

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list, 2010 - present
  • "AV" Rating by Martindale Hubbell
  • 9.0 AVVO Rating
  • See methodology for inclusion at the websites listed: Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyers and AVVO. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Products Liability Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Automotive Liability Committee
  • American Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section
  • New Jersey Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Union County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, PA, Partner, 2002 to 2007
  • Hanlon & Lavigne L.L.P., Partner, 1983 to 2002
  • Shanley & Fisher P.C., Associate, 1982 to 1983

Ancillary Businesses

  • VP/General Counsel Foreign Tire Sales, Inc.


  • Spanish

Fraternities / Sororities

  • Kappa Sigma

Attorney Accolades

New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Attorney | Seal Of The Supreme Court Of New Jersey
LCA | Litigation Counsel Of America
Peer Review Rated For Ethical Standards & Legal Ability | Av Preeminent | Martindale-Hubbell From LevisNexis
Rated By Super Lawyers Lawrence N. Lavigne |
Avvo Rating 10.0 | Galen H Satterlee | Top Attorney