Christopher Aiello

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Watchung, NJ

Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, PC
 | 501 Watchung Avenue, Watchung, NJ 07069
Phone: 908-912-6746
Fax: 908-412-1007
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)


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    Attorney Profile

    As a partner at Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman P.C. Attorneys at Law, Christopher Aiello focuses his practice on personal injury, employment law and criminal defense. Some of his most notable cases include successfully negotiating a settlement for a whistleblower, defending clients charged with first-degree robbery and DUI charges, and obtaining a settlement for wrongful death in the case of a child. He represents clients throughout Central and North New Jersey, including Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Union, Morris, Essex, Sussex, Warren and Bergen counties.

    Mr. Aiello first graduated magna cum laude in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University with a double major in political science and history. He then earned his Juris Doctor, graduating with honors from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Mr. Aiello is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

    During his career spanning over 30 years, Mr. Aiello has represented large corporations such as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, and The Hertz Corporation. He has given opinions and advice in The Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Daily News and the New York Post. For his adherence to legal ethics and superior skills, Mr. Aiello has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    An effective trial attorney, Mr. Aiello is admitted to the state's workers' compensation courts, the trial courts of the Superior Court of New Jersey, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey and the state's municipal courts. He is actively involved in his community, fundraising for programs such as Out of the Darkness through the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

    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
    • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Criminal Defense
    • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


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    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021

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    About Christopher Aiello

    Admitted: 1984, New Jersey

    Professional Webpage:


    • Client Distinction Award, Martindale Hubbell, 2015
    • 10.0 superb, Avvo, 2015
    • Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney, NAOPIA, 2015
    • 5.0 Client Rating In Criminal Law, Martindale Hubbell, 2015
    • Ten Best - Client Satisfaction Awards, American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys, 2014
    • Top 100 Trial Attorneys, National Trial Lawyers, 2014
    • 30 Year Practice Award, Martindale Hubbell, 2013

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Admission to the Connecticut bar, 1985
    • Admission to the United States District Court of New Jersey, 1984
    • Admission to the New Jersey bar, 1984
    •  Admission to the Pennsylvania bar, 1983
    • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member of the Association of justice
    • Member of the New Jersey Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • USTA Adult and Junior teams, Former Coach and Captain
    • USTA, New Jersey District. Chairman, Grievance Committee
    • Out of the Darkness. Fundraising for this charitable organization

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Surviving the flesh-eating bacteria 2015 mistrial was cited as an authority for Necrotizing Fasciitis litigation Page 126. Second edition, surviving the flesh-eating bacteria 2015
    • The Care and Rights of the Mentally Retarded in the Pennhurst Case, Temple University
    • A Historical Review of Workers’ Compensation, Temple University.
    • Richard T. Ruffino vs. State of New Jersey. Former policeman fights for his pension against State of New Jersey Appellate Division
    • The Glenn Section 1 Condominium Association vs. Glenn Developers. $1.2 million Appellate Division.

    Representative Clients:

    • Hernandez vs. Jones. $450,000
    • Russo vs. Morgan. $900,000
    • Kelly vs. Sands Hotel and Casino. $750,000. Fall down on wet floor resulting in injuries.
    • Kondratyk vs. Holiday Inn. $1.4 million. Wrongful death negligence with excessive force.
    • Jacobson vs. Lake Mohawk. $2.2 million settlement. Diving accident and medical malpractice.
    • Murray vs. Orleans Construction. $7.4 million. Structured settlement.

    Educational Background:

    • Fordham University, New York, New York, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Major: History and Political Science, 1978
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    Office Location for Christopher Aiello

    501 Watchung Avenue
    Watchung, NJ 07069

    Phone: 908-912-6746

    Fax: 908-412-1007

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    Last Updated: 12/3/2020

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