Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

Elvin is an experienced commercial attorney who concentrates his practice on litigation and transactional matters involving contracts, business torts and employment law.  He represents companies and individuals in the federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York on wide variety of civil litigation. He also provides outside general counsel services to entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-for-profits. 

Elvin has over two decades of experience working for premier firms in New Jersey and New York. His previous employment experience includes Gibbons, PC. where he was a partner in the Business & Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property groups and Willkie Farr & Gallagher where he was a litigation associate.  Elvin manages, supervises and handles all aspects of civil litigation, including depositions, motions, court conferences, hearings and trials.

In addition to his extensive law firm experience, Elvin served as a former General Counsel for an independent New Jersey public agency where his practice included transactional, corporate governance and regulatory matters, employment and labor counseling, grievance hearings, and litigation.  Elvin provides outside general counsel services to entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-for-profits, including contract review and negotiation and advice and counsel on business transactions, employment law, corporate governance and regulatory compliance.

Elvin has extensive experience with workplace and internal investigations arising from discrimination and harassment complaints and white collar crime and regulatory enforcement actions, including alleged Medicare billing irregularities for physical therapy services, alleged accounting irregularities regarding the booking and reporting of quarterly earnings to meet earnings expectations, and the alleged failure to file timely FDA required field alerts by a pharmaceutical company regarding out-of-specification manufacturing results.

Elvin's practice includes alternative dispute resolution involving mediation and arbitration. He secured an American Arbitration Association ("AAA") award of $3.3 million for a medical device company against a former distributor in a dispute involving the breach of restrictive covenants and unfair competition. The award was confirmed in Federal Court in the DNJ. Elvin is a member of the AAA panel of neutrals for consumer arbitration.  Elvin is a member of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Elvin has served on the Boards of various not-for-profits including the Newark Regional Business Partnership (“NRBP), Newark’s Chamber of Commerce, where he served on the Board and as General Counsel. He was also a regularly featured speaker at the NRBP’s Newark Insider’s Forum Series. 


Columbia University School of Law, JD, Journal of Law and Social Problems

Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey – Newark, B.A. in Political Science with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa, James Dickson Carr Scholar 

State of New Jersey
United States District Court New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
State of New York
United States District Court of the Southern District of New York
United States District Court of the Eastern District of New York

Bar Associations
NJ State Bar Association (Equity Jurisprudence Committee,  2009 - 2017)

Essex County Bar Association (Judicial and Prosecutorial Vetting Committee, 2020 - present)   
Federal Bar Association of NJ (Trustee, 2023 - present)

Hispanic Bar Association of NJ
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Litigation Committee, 2018 - 2021) 

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell New Jersey Super Lawyers, Business Litigation 2011 to 2016 

Civic Activities

Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey

Don Pedro Development Corporation (Board 2003 -2006), affordable housing subsidiary of La Casa de Don Pedro, one of  New Jersey's largest Hispanic community-focused non-profits

Essex County College (Trustee 2011 - 2017)

Leadership Newark (Class of 2002 Fellow)

Mayor Cory A. Booker transition team, Newark in Transition (Member 2006)

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (Member of 10th Anniversary Steering Committee)

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (Gala Committee Chair, 3rd Annual Gala)


Representative Decisions

Alexander v. MCI WorldCom, Inc., No. 99-CV-8748 (JFK), 2003 WL 21496892

American Broadcasting Companies v. Wells, 669 F. Supp. 2d 483 (D.N.J. 2009)

Avocent Redmond Corp. V. Raritan Americas, Inc., 921 F. Supp. 2d 229 (S.D.N.Y. 2013)

D&N Property Management & Development Corporation v. The Copeland Companies, 127 F. Supp.2d 456 (S.D.N.Y. 2001)

Ferring B.V. v. Allergan, Inc., 166 F.Supp. 3d 415 (S.D.N.Y. 2016)

Howard v. Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler, 173 F. 3d 844 (2d Cir. 1999)

LG Electronics U.S.A. v. Whirlpool Corp., No. 04-CV-2306 (GEB), 2007 WL 980419

In re: Marvel Entertainment Group, Inc., 222 B.R. 243 (D. Del. 1998)

Multistack LLC v. Arctichill, Inc., No. 05-CV-365 (PAC), 2006 WL 510506

Nissen v. Rozsa, 2012, No. 08-5563 (JLL),  2012 WL 1620006

Nissen v. Rozsa, No. 08-5563 (JLL), 2011 WL 2517134

Nissen v. Rozsa, No. 08-5563 (JLL), 2009 WL 2391244

Ortho Biotech Products v. Amgen, No. 05-Civ-4850 (SRC), 2006 WL 3392939

Pactiv Corp. v. Cube Plastics, No. 07-C-5158 (JFG), 2008 WL 11399699

Sylvan Learning Systems v. Gordon, 135 F. Supp.2d 529 (D.N.J. 2000)