Elliot D. Ostrove

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Edison, NJ

Epstein Ostrove LLC
 | 200 Metroplex Drive, Suite 304
Edison, NJ 08817
Phone: 7328288600
Fax: 732-828-8601
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Consumer Law (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)


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Attorney Profile

When Elliot D. Ostrove joined Epstein Ostrove, LLC, in Edison, New Jersey, he brought with him 15 years of experience in complex commercial litigation. He now serves as the chair of the commercial litigation department of the law firm, employing his extensive knowledge in this niche area of law to assist clients throughout the state in matters pertaining to the following:

·         Trade secret and noncompete litigation

·         Real estate litigation

·         Consumer protection litigation

·         Shareholder litigation

·         Employment litigation

·         Intellectual property litigation

·         Class actions

·         Fraud claims

In all manners of commercial disputes and complex litigation cases, Mr. Ostrove tenaciously pursues the optimum outcome for his individual and company clients in negotiation, arbitration or in the courtroom. Outside of his law practice, he is committed to education, frequently lecturing on class action, consumer protection and internet commerce, and he has authored widely circulated publications on these areas of the law.

Due to his extensive record of success and reputation in the legal community, Benchmark Litigation named attorney Ostrove a leading litigation practitioner, and he is listed as a “40 Under 40” by the New Jersey Law Journal. He holds a membership with the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, and he is included on the list of mediators for the Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County.

In addition to his accomplished legal practice, Elliot D. Ostrove works with his former law firm to provide pro bono legal counsel and assistance for Holocaust survivors who are working to obtain reparations and pension.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Business Litigation
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts
  • 10%Consumer Law
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Class Actions, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Arbitration, Mediation


Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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About Elliot Ostrove

Admitted: 1997, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: http://epsteinostrove.com/directory-detail-elliot-2/


  • Cyril Coleman Pro Bono Award 2011, awarded annually by Day Pitney LLP to its attorneys who demonstrate a significant commitment to Pro Bono work
  • Named as one of “40 Under 40”, New Jersey Law Journal, 2011
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2018
  • Named as a Leading Litigation Practitioner by Benchmark: Litigation, the Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys, 2009

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • New Jersey Court Rule 1:40 Qualified Mediator
  • Certificate in Conflict Management -- earned through a joint program by Rutgers School of Law - Newark and the Rutgers School of Continuing Education, 1997

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators, Member
  • New York Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division, Roster of Mediators
  • Member, Board of Trustees of the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey, 2017

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation: NOAH, Board of Directors, Member
  • Assist Holocaust Survivors with applications for certain reparation/pension payments from Germany, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Article regarding recent decision regarding the First Amendment and Twitteer, Co-Author, SILENCING CRITICS IN THE AGE OF AMERICA’S FIRST TWEETER-IN-CHIEF, New Jersey Lawyer Magazine , 2019
  • Article discussing a trio of decisions by the New Jersey Supreme Court on the NJ Consumer Fraud Act, Author, New Jersey Supreme Court Provides Guidance on CFA Litigation, New Jersey Law Journal, 2013
  • Discussion of the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision in the Willingboro matter regarding settlements reached in mediation, Author, Takeaways from NJ High Court's Willingboro Holding, Law360, 2013
  • Discussion of recent US Supreme Court decision on class action arbitration, Author, Class-Action Arbitration Wins the Day, New Jersey Law Journal, 2013
  • Article regarding the US Supreme Court's decision in the matter of Standard Fire v. Knowles, Author, The Road That Led to Standard Fire v. Knowels, Law360, 2013
  • Article regarding consumer debt collection letters, Author, Collection Letters Must Clearly Convey Validation Notice, Law360, 2013
  • Article discussing status of TCPA class actions in Federal Court , Author, TCPA Class Actions in Federal Court: Fate Still Uncertain, New Jersey Law Journal, 2012
  • Article regarding decision on class certification, Author, Uncommon Application of the Commonality Requirement, New Jersey Law Journal, 2012
  • Article regarding the New Jesrey Trade Secret Act, Author, A New Act for Trade Secrets, New Jersey Law Journal, 2012
  • Article regarding application by New Jersey courts of recent decision regarding class action waivers, Author, N.J. Courts Waste No time in Applying New Class Action Waiver Ruling, New Jersey Law Journal, 2011
  • Article regarding website contracts, Author, Does Clicking 'I Agree' Create a Binding Contract?, New Jersey Law Journal, 2011
  • Article discussing case law on internet defamation, Author, Internet Users Post Defamatory Statements at their Own Risk, New Jersey Law Journal, 2010
  • Article discussing the US Supreme Court's decision in Concepcion v. AT&T, Author, Commentary: Concepcion allows companies to avoid the morass of class actions, National Law Journal, 2011
  • Article discussing work-place e-mail communications and the attorney-client privilege, Author, Workplace Communication Policies and the Attorney-Client Privilege, New Jersey Law Journal, 2009
  • Article regarding an Appellate Division decision about discovery of anonymous internet poster, Author, High court review pending: Privacy rights for internet users' ID, New Jersey Lawyer, 2007
  • Article discussing New Jersey's Identity Theft statute, Author, Identity Theft Tackled in Notification Statute , New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, 2006
  • Article discussing how to best protect your company's trade secrets, Author, Are Your Secrets Safe? The Time is Now for a Trade Secret Audit, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, 2005
  • Article regarding NJ Supreme Court decision on doctor restrictive covenants, Author, Within Reason, MD Non-Compete Clause Valid, New Jersey Law Journal, 2005
  • Authored sections on trade secrets and non-compete agreements in New Jersey for international desk reference book on intellectual property, Co-Author, New Jersey USA Chapter in Intellectual Property World Desk Reference , Kluwer Law International, 2005
  • Article discussing New Jersey Supreme Court decision in Maw v. Advanced Clinical Communications, Inc., Author, In Wake of Maw: Rethinking Non-Compete Covenants, New Jersey Lawyer, 2004
  • Speaker, Mediation in New Jersey: Keys to Effective Settlement Negotiation, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Speaker, Business Litigation - Year in Review, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • Speaker on TCPA issues and panelist on general Consumer Litigation issues, Speaker/Panelist, Consumer Law: Issues and Strategies 2014, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Education, 2014
  • Speaker regarding preparation for mediation, bench trial, and jury trial, Speaker, Preparation for Mediation, Bench Trial, and Jury Trial, NJ Paralegal Convention 2011, 2011
  • Speaker and panelist regarding e-discovery for complex commercial litigation, Speaker and Panelist, E-Discovery for Complex Commercial Litigation, Applied Discovery 2009 Regional CLE Series: E-Discovery Best Practices for Complex Matters, 2009
  • Speaker regarding choice of law issues in consumer class actions, Speaker, Consumer Protection Litigation Essentials, New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2007
  • Speaker on recent developments in identity theft law, Speaker, The New Employer Burdens -- Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, New Jersey Corporate Counsel, 2006
  • Article regarding developments in TCPA class action issues in NY, Author, Questions Over Telemarketing Act Class Actions, New York Law Journal , 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Commercial Litigation Department, Epstein Ostove, LLC, Chair

Educational Background:

  • BA - Rutgers College, Rutgers University Major -- Political Science; Minor -- Music, 1994
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Office Location for Elliot D. Ostrove

200 Metroplex Drive
Suite 304
Edison, NJ 08817

Phone: 7328288600

Fax: 732-828-8601

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