Jeffrey I. Carton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in White Plains, NY

Denlea & Carton LLP
 | 2 Westchester Park Drive, Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604
Phone: 914-331-0100
Fax: 914-331-0105
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1991
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (70%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A co-founder of Denlea & Carton LLP and an accomplished civil trial lawyer, Jeffrey I. Carton handles a variety of matters for his individual and business clients throughout the greater New York City metropolitan area. From the firm's office in White Plains, he has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and wrongful death litigation, consumer rights, breach of contract actions, real estate fraud, intellectual property infringement, royalty disputes and artist/management conflicts. Mr. Carton's clients have included broadcast journalists, executive producers, professional athletes and the United States Tennis Association.

Some of Mr. Carton's representative cases have included the successful defense of a boat builder in a wrongful death lawsuit involving a tour boat that capsized on Lake George in 2005, in which he obtained a summary judgment on his client's behalf. He also represented the surviving family members of a Major League Baseball pitcher in a successful wrongful death action against the manufacturer of a dietary supplement. Mr. Carton's track record and superb ethics have caught the attention of his fellow attorneys, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. He has also been named to the Top 100 Lawyers list compiled by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

Admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut, Mr. Carton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 9th Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States. Mr. Carton pursued his legal studies at Columbia Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1991.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (70%): Non-Compete Agreements

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Class Actions

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements, Class Actions, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Personal Injury - Defense


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Jeffrey Carton

Admitted: 1991, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation, US News & World Reports, 2018
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • “Super Lawyer”, Top 25 Super Lawyers in Westchester County, New York 
  • Lifetime Member, Top Trial Lawyers in America
  • Lifetime Member, Elite Lawyers in America
  • Lifetime Member, The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice President, Dartmouth Lawyers' Association, 2010
  • Member, Grievance Committee, Westchester County Bar Association, 2010
  • Member, American Bar Foundation, 2012 - present
  • U.S. Supreme Court 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • District of Connecticut
  • Northern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • Member, Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Judge, Moot Court Competition, Columbia Law School
  • Member, American Bar Association Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-Author, Successfully Defending Copyright Infringement Claims, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, 2009
  • Co-Author, How to Litigate Successfully - A Five-Part Series, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, 2008
  • Co-Author, A New Battleground For The Class Action War, New York Law Journal, 2006


  • Lee v. Basic Research
  • Tyler v. Michaels

Educational Background:

  • Dartmouth College, Cum Laude, 1988
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Office Location for Jeffrey I. Carton

2 Westchester Park Drive
Suite 410
White Plains, NY 10604

Phone: 914-331-0100

Fax: 914-331-0105


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Last Updated: 6/20/2018

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