Charles J. Falletta is a Member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group with over 20 years of experience in defending complex commercial and class action litigations, as well as product liability and mass tort litigations for a variety of regulated products including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer products and foods. Mr. Falletta also has extensive experience managing e-discovery to execute efficient, case-specific e-discovery solutions.
Mr. Falletta is an effective problem solver always looking for ways to aggressively, but efficiently, address the needs of his clients. He is committed to frequent communications to ensure that his clients are part of the process as well as the litigation solution, whether that means the early resolution of matters or taking cases to trial.
Mr. Falletta has experience litigating matters in both state and federal trial and appellate courts, as well as arbitration, involving corporations and other businesses in complex litigation, including banking clients, insurance clients, real estate developers and other commercial clients, including a global retailer and warehouse club, an Italian multinational biotechnology company, an international electronics manufacturer, an international app developer, a global provider of IT products and services, and a television production company. He has handled both small and large cases involving breaches of contract, civil RICO, trade secrets, unfair competition and class action lawsuits involving consumer fraud under New Jersey’s Consumer Fraud Act, New York’s Deceptive Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) and New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”).
In addition, Mr. Falletta’s litigation experience includes serving on national and local counsel teams defending large pharmaceutical companies in multi-district litigations throughout the country against product liability claims involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices, as well as consumer products and industrial products.
Mr. Falletta also has extensive e-discovery experience, including investigations, litigation holds, forensic examinations, custodial and database collections of electronically stored information, and negotiations of ESI protocols.
Mr. Falletta clerked for the Hon. Harry A. Margolis, former Presiding Judge of the Essex County Chancery Division, General Equity Part. He joined the Firm in 2005 from Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Florham Park, New Jersey. He was promoted to Member at Sills Cummis & Gross in 2008.
He has been recognized by various publications, including New Jersey Law Journal’s®* “40 Under 40” in 2010, New Jersey Super Lawyers®* “Rising Stars” in 2011 and The Best Lawyers in America®* 2020-2021 under Commercial Litigation. (See Rankings & Recognition section below.)