Craig S. Hilliard

Craig Hilliard


Phone: 609.895.7346
Fax: 609.895.7395

Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629
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Craig S. Hilliard is a Shareholder in the Commercial Litigation Group and Chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Mr. Hilliard concentrates his practice in the area of federal civil litigation, including class actions, fraud, securities, employment, copyright/trademark and other complex civil litigation. Prior to joining Stark & Stark, he served as a law clerk for United States District Court Judge Garrett E. Brown, Jr. and then practiced law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York City. Mr. Hilliard is a certified mediator with the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and has successfully mediated dozens of cases for the court.

Mr. Hilliard has served as trial counsel in some of the largest class actions in the country, including, In re Bennett Funding Group Securities Litigation and Scheck Investments v. Kensington Management, Inc. Mr. Hilliard also has considerable experience litigating claims, as counsel to both plaintiffs and defendants, under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and other consumer protection laws.

Mr. Hilliard is also a member of the Stark & Stark Mass Tort/Pharmaceutical Litigation Team. The Mass Tort/Pharmaceutical Litigation Team is dedicated to applying its extensive experience in successfully prosecuting and defending large, complex class and mass tort actions, to pharmaceutical injury claims on behalf of individuals and their families.

For well over a decade, Mr. Hilliard has been a Certified Mediator for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. He is also a frequent lecturer and author of materials for ICLE, Lorman Education Services and The National Business Institute. Additionally, Mr. Hilliard is an adjunct Professor of Law for Rutgers University for Trial Advocacy.

Mr. Hilliard frequently blogs on timely legal and legislative developments impacting plaintiffs in mass tort and pharmaceutical litigation cases for the Stark & Stark Mass Tort Law Blog.

  • New York State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Mercer County Bar Association
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey - Vice President; Board of Trustees
  • Supreme Court of New Jersey - Civil Practice Committee

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Princeton, NJ

993 Lenox Dr, Building 2
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: 609.896.9060
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 609.896.0629
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Marlton, NJ

401 Rte 73 N, Building 40, Suite 130
Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: 856.874.4443
Secondary phone: 888.241.7424
Fax: 856.874.0133
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Yardley, PA

777 Township Line Road Suite 120
Yardley, PA 19067
Phone: 267.907.9600
Fax: 267.907.9659
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Morristown, NJ

222 Ridgedale Ave
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
Phone: 973.998.9683
Fax: 973.998.9687
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New York, NY

5 Pennsylvania Plaza 23rd Floor
New York, NY 10001
Phone: 800.535.3425
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Philadelphia, PA

The Bellevue 200 S Broad St #600
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 267.907.9600
Secondary phone: 800.535.3425
Fax: 215.564.6245
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