Stern Kilcullen & Rufolo, LLC
Robert Ferguson, Partner

Robert Ferguson has deep experience representing clients in partnership disputes, business divorces, and other sophisticated business disputes. He also has broad experience representing clients in arbitrations, class action disputes, internal investigations, employment litigation, and insurance coverage matters. He has first-chair experience in all phases of litigation and dispute resolution, including mediation, pre-trial discovery, depositions, motion practice, and trial.

Representative matters include:
  • Served as trial counsel to an international, publicly-traded financial services company in an ARIAS arbitration brought by a reinsurer of long-term care policies. Prepared all pleadings and document discovery; handled depositions and arbitration hearing. Obtained total victory for client.
  • Lead counsel to an international janitorial franchisor in a contested case against the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development regarding the payment of contributions for Unemployment and Disability insurance.
  • Represented New Jersey’s largest health insurer in a $70+ million lawsuit brought by national laboratory testing services over fee reimbursement levels. Obtained favorable settlement.
  • Represented energy services provider and creditor in a bankruptcy adversary proceeding relating to the Revel Casino Chapter 11 reorganizations. Took and defended expert depositions; examined witnesses at bankruptcy court hearing.
  • Represented a franchisor client in a federal class action brought by franchisees seeking to recover wages under the New Jersey Wage Payment Law.
  • Represented a private equity investor and investor representatives in a shareholder oppression case brought in New Jersey state court.