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Herbert I. Ellis, Esq.

Managing Attorney and Founder

Location: Freehold, New Jersey
Phone: 732-308-0200 | Fax: 732-577-0100
E-mail: E-mail Me

Herb grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He founded The Ellis Law Firm in 1988 Practicing in New Jersey and New York. Specializing and representing the rights of seriously injured accident victims and their families to recover maximum compensation for their pain & suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, medical bills and wage loss, by putting their lives back together again. Improving their lives as a result of terrible things that have happened to them and their family. We provide emotional and legal support and the most rewarding part is being there for our clients.

Herb’s proven track record of exceptional settlements can be attributed to his attention for detail, outstanding oral and written skills, and aggressive advocacy.

Herb has received Martindale-Hubbell’s esteemed “AV” rating, which recognizes lawyers with the highest ethical standards and professional ability. Based on the recommendations of his peers, Herb’s “AV” rating served as a testament to the fact that fellow attorneys consider him at the highest level of professional excellence. Only a select group of attorneys are ever awarded this Premier distinction.

As much as Herb loves winning he hates losing more and will do everything to take care of his clients like Family.

We are known for 3 things….RESULTS… RESULTS…RESULTS

We earn our reputation everyday.

Areas of Practice


  • English
  • Yiddish

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1989
  • New Jersey, 1988
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1988


  • J.D. – Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York – 1985
  • B.S – Accounting City University of New York – Brooklyn College – 1980

Honors & Awards

  • New Jersey SuperLawyers, 2023-2024
  • Notable Attorney – Martindale-Hubbell, 2016-Present
  • Top 10% – Americas Most Honored, 2016-Present
  • Superb – AVVO, 2017-Present
  • Medical Malpractice; Criminal Law – Felony – Lead Counsel, 2017-Present
  • Top Rated Lawyer – AVVO, 2017
  • Peer Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Client Review Rated – Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Notable Attorney – Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Client Distinction Award – Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Peer Review Rated Attorney – Martindale-Hubbell, 2011-Present
  • Excellent Rating- Avvo, 2011-Present
  • Fundraiser Acknowledgment Award – Freehold Regional Ice Hockey, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association, 1990 – Present
  • New Jersey Association for Justice, 1990 – Present
  • Monmouth Bar Association, 1990 – Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of New York, 1990 – Present
  • Kings County Bar Association, 1990 – Present
  • New York State Bar Association, 1990 – Present
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1990 – Present
  • Justia, 2014 – Present
  • Hayden Proctor Inn of Court, 2011 – Present

Community Involvement

  • Freehold Regional Ice Hockey – Fundraiser
  • Congregation Sons of Israel – Fundraiser

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