Richard K. Coplon is primarily engaged in general commercial matters and litigation. Included among the reported cases in which he has appeared are a leading New Jersey Supreme Court case addressing shareholder rights and oppression and an Appellate Division case regarding the applicability of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act to the sale of securities. Mr. Coplon has appeared in class actions involving pension rights and antitrust matters. He devotes a significant part of his practice to family law matters including custody, divorce, and modification and enforcement of agreements. He also has experience in construction litigation.
Mr. Coplon is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. He currently serves on the District Ethics Committee for Essex County, New Jersey.
Mr. Coplon has been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers for 2005-2006 and 2010-2014 in Business Litigation.
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Building and Construction Litigation
Yale University, B.A., cum laude, 1968
Harvard University, J.D., 1972
1973, New York
1975, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
1976, New Jersey and U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
1980, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey
Phi Beta Kappa
U.S. Army Reserves, 1969-1975