Jack L. Lintner

Of Counsel

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Jack L. Lintner, P.J.A.D. (ret) is Of Counsel and a member of the Litigation Practice Group. At Porzio, Mr. Lintner continues his distinguished career in litigation, appellate advocacy consultation, and dispute resolution, focusing on mediation and arbitration.

Mr. Lintner began his judicial career as a trial judge in Middlesex County in 1988, where he attained the position of Presiding Judge of the Civil and Chancery Divisions. He was appointed to the Appellate Division in 1999 and served as Presiding Judge of the Appellate Division from 2006 until his retirement in 2008.

Before his appointment to the bench in 1988, Mr. Lintner’s practice concentrated on civil litigation specializing in tort, products liability, construction, and insurance coverage litigation.


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  • Recognized as the Newark Area "Lawyer of the Year" in Arbitration (2022) and Mediation (2023) by The Best Lawyers in America®. Included in The Best Lawyers in America® list, Arbitration and Mediation (2011-2024), Appellate (2021-2024).
    A description of the selection process can be found here.
  • Included in the New Jersey Monthly Magazine as a “Super Lawyer” in the State of New Jersey, 2018.
    A description of the selection process can be found here.
  • 2017 Outstanding Jurist Award, ABOTA Northern NJ Chapter.
  • 2013 Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.
    A description of the selection process can be found here.
  • 2008 James J. McLaughlin Award, New Jersey State Bar Association's Civil Trial Bar Section.
    A description of the selection process can be found here.
  • 2001 Distinguished Service Award, Institute for Continuing Legal Education.


  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Civil Trial Bar Section 
  • Somerset County Bar Association
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, Advisory Board

Speaking Engagements

  • "Recent US Supreme Court Cases Impacting the Workplace," Porzio Employment Law Forum, November 2, 2022.
  • "Let's "Judge" For Ourselves," Porzio Employment Law Forum, 10/20/2021

Prior Relevant Experience

  • Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex Vicinage
    • Appellate Division, Presiding Judge, 2006-2008
    • Appellate Division, 1999-2008
    • Chancery Division, 1997-1999
    • Law Division Civil Part, Presiding Judge, 1995-1997
    • Law Division, Trial Judge, 1988-1995