Andrew J. Dressel

Top rated business litigation attorney in Somerville, New Jersey

Dressel/Malikschmitt LLP
Andrew J. Dressel
Dressel/Malikschmitt LLP

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Administrative law, Appellate; view more

Licensed in New Jersey since: 2016

Education: University of Pennsylvania Law School

Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018, 2020 - 2022

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Dressel/Malikschmitt LLP

11 E. Cliff Street
Ground Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876 Visit website


Andrew J. Dressel is the co-founder of Dressel/Malikschmitt LLP located in Somerville, New Jersey, and New York City, New York. He serves clients throughout central New Jersey from his office in Somerville, helping them with legal matters involving:

  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Contract negotiations and drafting
  • Civil litigation
  • Class action lawsuits
  • Appellate work
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Internal investigations
  • Administrative proceedings
  • Business immigration
  • Executive compensation

Graduating with a B.A. in economics from Rutgers University, Mr. Dressel pursued his law degree at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where he excelled as a senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and an Arthur Littleton and H. Clayton Louderback Legal Writing Instructor. He also played an active role as a member of the Supreme Court Clinic and the Moot Court Board. Earning his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2011, he was admitted to practice in New York the following year, and later, in New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (2016).

A seasoned attorney with more than a decade of experience, Mr. Dressel has handled several complex commercial matters, large class actions and multidistrict litigations over the years. He founded his firm with the intention of providing cost-efficient outside general counsel that includes all the services offered by an in-house counsel, to the people in his neighborhood. The clients he represents range from small to midsized businesses, especially from the energy industry.

Recognized by the legal community for his quality legal representation, Mr. Dressel holds an “Excellent” rating on Avvo. He gives back to the community via Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, representing needy clients in unemployment benefits hearings.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Administrative law, Appellate, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, Government contracts

Focus areas

Class actions

  • 50% Business litigation
  • 10% Administrative law
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 10% Government contracts

First Admitted: 2012, New York

Professional Webpage:

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • New York
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Parent Coach-Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Odyssey of the Mind
  • Legal Services of the Hudson Valley: Representation of clients in unemployment benefit hearings
  • Member, University of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Clinic, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Selected for inclusion to Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, 2017, 2018, and 2020
  • Member, University of Pennsylvania Moot Court Board, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Senior Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Moderator, New Jersey Civil Procedure Fundamentals, November 2019
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Economics, Rutgers College, Rutgers University

Office location for Andrew J. Dressel

11 E. Cliff Street
Ground Floor
Somerville, NJ 08876

Phone: 848-377-3362


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018, 2020 - 2022

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