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Becky L. Caruso is a commercial and civil litigation trial attorney with over a decade of experience. She focuses her practice on representing corporate clients, including major retailers, in a broad range of matters, including antitrust litigation and compliance, premises liability, products liability, class action, construction, and real estate matters.

She counsels clients with the goal of limiting a company’s potential litigation exposure and handles all facets of litigation from investigation through discovery and case resolution. Becky also has advocated for clients in trials, mediations, arbitrations, and appeals in New Jersey and New York federal and state courts, and federal courts throughout the country. In addition, Becky is active in Greenberg Traurig’s Women’s Initiative and serves as a mentor for junior attorneys.

Concentrations

  • Breach of contract claims
  • Insurance
  • Pre-litigation counseling
  • Business strategy advice
  • Advising clients on antitrust pre-merger notification requirements
  • Preparing and submitting U.S. Hart-Scott-Rodino Act filings

Capabilities

Experience

  • Obtained summary judgment in New York Supreme Court on behalf of major grocery retailer.
  • Representation of product manufacturer in multi-party construction defect suit and handled negotiations resulting in de minimis settlement with plaintiff and obtained dismissal from the co-defendant cross-claimants without payment at an early stage of litigation.
  • Obtained partial dismissal of claims in Queens Supreme Court on behalf of hair care product manufacturer.
  • Certified Legal Intern, Chester County, Pennsylvania Office of District Attorney, 2007- 2008
  • Judicial Intern, Honorable John E. Selser, J.S.C., Summer 2006

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, Benchmark Litigation’s “New Jersey Law Firm of the Year,” Shortlisted, 2022
  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year – New Jersey,” Finalist, 2019 
  • Distinguished Alumnus in Business, The Somers Point Foundation For Education, 2017
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  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Essex County, New Jersey Bar Association
  • Member, Bergen County, New Jersey Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., Widener University School of Law, 2008
  • B.A., Crime, Law, and Justice, Pennsylvania State University, 2005
Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York