Louis A. Ruprecht

Louis Ruprecht has been practicing as a trial lawyer since 1964 and is still active in all aspects of litigation, including trials. He has tried over 400 cases to verdict with a particular emphasis upon every type of medical malpractice case. He has also tried numerous cases in the fields of product liability, railroad, public utility, antitrust, estates and criminal liability. He has argued numerous appeals before the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division and the New Jersey Supreme Court as well as the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He and his firm are frequently engaged by the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey to represent the state and its agencies in significant cases.


  • Colgate University, B.A. 1960
  • Rutgers School of Law, J.D. 1963
  • New Brunswick Theological Seminary, M.Div. 1994

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey and United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1963
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1992
  • United States Supreme Court, 1971

Honors & Awards

  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Outstanding Trial Attorney 2017
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey Trial Bar Award, 2010
  • Named among “New Jersey’s Best Lawyers” by New Jersey Magazine and Best Lawyers in America, (1998 - Present)
  • Named as Super Lawyer, (From Inception to Present)
  • 2012 Woodward/White’s New York Area Best Lawyers – Newark Area’s Best Personal Injury Lawyer – Defense

Professional Activity

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney - (From Inception – Present)
  • Criminal Law Revision Commission of New Jersey Legislature, 1970-71, Consultant
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Board of Trial Attorney Certification, 1986-1993, Member
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Member

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Adjunct Professor, Seton Hall Law School, 1972-87, 1991-92, Civil Procedure, Advanced Torts, Insurance Law, Evidence, Medical Malpractice

Frequent Lecturer

  • New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey