Practice Areas

Government Law, Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Employment Law, Civil Rights Law

Education

Seton Hall University School of Law
J.D. (2001)

Hobart College
B.A. (1998)

Contact

Phone: (201) 659-8011
Email: charriott@fkrlaw.com

Christopher K. Harriott

Mr. Harriott began with Florio Kenny Raval in 2005 and was named partner in 2015. He is a member of the Firm’s Government Law, Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, Administrative Law, Civil Rights and Employment Law Groups. He has significant experience representing municipalities as both City Attorney and Special Litigation Counsel. Mr. Harriott has successfully defended municipalities and public entities against claims under the Open Public Records Act, Open Public Meetings Act, Local Public Contracts Law, Municipal Law Use Law, the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, 42 U.S.C. §1983, Conscientious Employees Protection Act and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Mr. Harriott has also defended numerous Prerogative Writs matters challenging government ordinances and resolutions on a variety of subject matters. Mr. Harriott also handles personal injury, premises liability, insurance coverage and employment matters for the firm’s private sector clients.

Prior to joining Florio Kenny Raval, Mr. Harriott served as law clerk for the Presiding Judge of the Civil Division in Union County, the Honorable William L’E Wertheimer, J.S.C., during the 2001-2002 term and began his legal career specializing in insurance defense and insurance coverage litigation, primarily representing insurance companies under CGL, homeowners and professional liability policies in environmental, construction defect, asbestos, products liability and toxic tort matters. He currently handles matters before the Federal District Court for District of New Jersey, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, New Jersey Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Law Division and Office of Administrative Law.

  • State of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association