Richard A. Reinartz

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Hackensack, New Jersey

The Reinartz Law Firm, LLC
Richard A. Reinartz
The Reinartz Law Firm, LLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 2001

Education: Seton Hall University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

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The Reinartz Law Firm, LLC

Court Plaza South - West Wing
21 Main Street, Suite 205
Hackensack, NJ 07601 Visit website


Richard A. Reinartz is a nationally recognized trial attorney and founder of The Reinartz Law Firm, located in Hackensack, New Jersey. He offers high-quality representation to clients who have been adversely affected by the negligence of others in accidents involving:

·       Catastrophic injuries

·       Motor vehicle accidents

·       Workplace accidents

·       Medical malpractice

A compassionate, thoughtful and diligent lawyer, Mr. Reinartz always stays calm and methodically builds his clients’ cases, leaving no stone unturned. Combining his tenacious and pragmatic approach with his profound integrity and engaging personality enables him to touch lives positively.

A 1997 graduate of Lafayette College, Mr. Reinartz earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from the Seton Hall University School of Law. Before founding the current law firm, he worked at two of the most prestigious law firms in the United States, gaining valuable insight into the litigation process by handling many high profile cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants.

With a license to practice in New Jersey and New York, Mr. Reinartz is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd and Federal Circuits. He has provided pro bono legal services to the Wills for Heroes program and Newark Reentry Legal Services.

A Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent* rated attorney, Mr. Reinartz is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey, the American Society of Legal Advocates’ Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in New Jersey and Top 40 Under 40 litigation attorneys in New Jersey, and the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys’ Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Under Age 40 in New Jersey, among others. He also holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 70% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 2001, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter at Practising Law Institute's 2014 New Jersey CLE marathon.
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Legal Services of New Jersey, pro bono legal work
  • Wills for Heroes - pro bono legal services providing wills and estate planning to first responders and their families.
  • Newark Reentry Legal Services, pro bono legal services helping individuals with criminal records address civil legal matters which present barriers to successful community reintegration.
  • Marchant v. Heidelberg U.S.A., 2007 U.S. Dist. Unpub. LEXIS 54109 (D.N.J. July 26, 2007)
  • Yaccarino v. Motor Coach Indus., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82017 (E.D.N.Y. November 9, 2006)
  • $250,000 motor vehicle settlement, 2019
  • Elison v. Nat’l Amusements, Inc., 2008 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2716 (App. Div. March 24, 2008)
  • Lauria v. Mandalay Corp., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 63149 (D.N.J. August 18, 2008)
  • Petri Paint Co. v. OMG Americas, Inc., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 104625 (D.N.J. December 29, 2008)
  • Grebyonkin v. 2301 Ocean Ave., 60 A.D.3d 808, 874 N.Y.S.2d 391 (2nd Dep’t 2009)
  • $140,000 premises liability settlement., 2019
  • $110,000 product liability settlement., 2018
  • $107,500 motor vehicle settlement., 2018
  • $300,000 product liability settlement, 2016
  • $575,000 premises liability settlement, 2017
  • $300,000 premises liability settlement., 2018
  • $575,000 premises liability settlement, 2019
  • $400,000 verdict against public entity in soft tissue injury motor vehicle accident, 2018
  • $1,300,000.00 premises liability settlement, 2016
Educational Background:
  • Lafayette College, 1997
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association, 2016
  • Member, Pashman Inn of Court, 2016
  • Appointee - District VA Ethics Committee (Essex County, Newark), 2012
  • Appointee - Hudson County Civil Practice Committee
  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Appointee, Franchise Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Barrister, Hudson American Inn of Court
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association (Business and Commercial Law, and Products Liability and Mass Tort Sections)
  • Appointee, Consumer Protection Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Member - Hudson County Bar Association
  • Member - New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Appointee, Business and Commercial Litigation Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Essex County Bar Association
  • Named to the Best Lawyers peer review list., Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2018
  • Top "40 under 40" trial lawyers in NJ, The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Best Attorneys of America - Rue Ratings
  • Top "40 under 40" litigation lawyers in New Jersey, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in NJ, The National Trial Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Organization whose membership is limited to trial lawyers who have obtained settlements or judgments in excess of one million dollars.
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in NJ Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in NJ, American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Personal Injury

Office location for Richard A. Reinartz

Court Plaza South - West Wing
21 Main Street, Suite 205
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-289-8614


8 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2010 - 2015

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