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Practicing law since 1990, he was a law secretary for the Honorable Laurence Stamelman in Freehold, New Jersey. He then joined the law firm of Rudnick, Addonizio and Pappa and became a partner in 2000. He now operates The Law Office of Jonathan Rudnick LLC, a leading consumer law firm in New Jersey since 2007 and over a thousand cases later

Opening his own law firm, The Law Office of Jonathan Rudnick LLC, dedicated to the protection of consumer rights. He has been litigating consumer, consumer fraud, lemon law and class action cases since 1994. He estimates that he has litigated in excess of 3,000 cases and tried many cases before a judge, a jury and in arbitration, usually American Arbitration Association.

He was co-class counsel on the case of Della Pietro v. Sansone Auto Mall, alleging the overcharge of title and registration fees. Primary class counsel in that case was Mike Coren of Levy Angstreich, one of the leading class action firms in the nation.

He also litigates in many other states where he is sponsored by a local attorney for auto dealer class actions where it is alleged that the dealer is not complying with a pay plan that is in effect to calculate commissions.

Since 1998 he has been a member on numerous occasions of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, an organization dedicating to lobbying, protecting and otherwise assisting consumers with their rights pertaining to deceptive business practices. They have yearly meetings and seminars, which he ordinarily attends. He has attended consumer rights seminars in Baltimore, Washington, San Diego, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington and Boston.

He has lectured lawyers in the context the Institute of Continuing Legal Education on many consumer issues. He lectured specifically on the issue of auto fraud before Legal Services of New Jersey in 2002. He attended the Federal odometer fraud conference in Seattle in 1999. He is an online professor at

He has been a member of the State Bar and served on the Consumer Law Committee since its creation in 2002. He was appointed by the Honorable Judge Waldman, Superior Court, Freehold, New Jersey, when he was the president of the Monmouth County Bar Association. This committee is dedicated to the furtherance of consumer-related legislation proposed by politicians. It comments and prepares legislative positions on all relevant consumer-related issues. This committee meets approximately 10 times per year.

He was appointed to the Supreme Court Committee for the Special Civil Part in 2001 and has provided various free lectures to the public on lemon law, consumer fraud and credit repair issues.

He also has been on the faculty at, for which viewers receive ICLE credit for viewing the online lectures. The classes are "How to Sue a Car Dealership" and "Discovery in a Case Against a Car Dealership." Consumer Arbitrations, New jersey Consumer Issues.
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[How to Sue a Car Dealership]

"Jon is a leading voice on this topic, and I enjoyed his presentation." - Arnold (Basking Ridge, NJ)

Car dealerships may have a reputation for hiring slick talkers, but they no match for a knowledgeable adversary with an understanding of state laws and the basis for liability can help an attorney identify deceptive practices in purchasing a vehicle.

In this course, attorney Jonathan Rudnick drives home the basics of suing a car dealership. He offers an analysis of consumer fraud statutes, a discourse on how to properly and effectively research a case, and an examination of the motives and incentives behind car dealerships. The course will prepare any attorney to legally battle a deceitful car dealership and should be watched in conjunction with Rudnick's second course "Discovery in Car Dealership Cases."

Consumer fraud and breach of warranty claims require significant experience for any level of reasonable success. The laws are complicated and the necessity to understand the automotive industry is imperative when suing a car dealership. Jonathan Rudnick has approximately 30 years of experience in suing car dealership for both victimized consumers and victimized sales staff.

He has litigated in numerous class action lawsuits against dealerships for both salesman and consumers who have been subject to deceptive practices an improper calculation of wages. The claims against dealerships for wages involve the improper where illegal calculation of commissions with inflating of vehicle costs with fictitious costs. Litigating against the dealership for consumers usually deals with bait and switch advertisement selling cars of prior damage in general improper practices such as forcing the consumers to buy certain products to which they are not required.

Litigates class actions against car dealerships. He litigates individual claims against car dealerships. The wage payment act is a new law effective August 2019 which provides for the payment of attorney’s fees and triple damages for successful individuals who are owed wages commissions or otherwise.

New Jersey has some of the best consumer laws in all the United States. They provide for triple damages attorney’s fees and costs for successful consumers.

Mr. Rudnick has litigated cases in arbitration. Mr. Rudnick has litigated cases in Superior Court. Mr. Rudnick has tried jury trials in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The provides continuing legal education on topics on the automotive industry and class actions. The provides advice to other attorneys through his participation in law He has extensive experience in litigating cases in the automotive industry requires the prior damage, salvage titles, mechanical issues and deceptive business practices, bait and switch and false advertising.

Mr. Rudnick also has extensive experience in analyzing, reviewing, and determining arbitration agreements are enforceable. Almost every employment agreement, proposed employment agreement and consumer contract contains a pre-printed arbitration provision limiting the rights. These rights limit those signing the contract to go before a judge and jury in a court of law. If you sign an arbitration agreement you will be waiting the right to a jury. If you sign an arbitration agreement will be waiting the right to a class action. If you sent an arbitration agreement will be waiting the right to an appeal. If you sent an arbitration agreement you will waive whatever rights are contained any of the arbitration agreement, they tell you what’s up.
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