201-896-4100

Craig A. Long represents diverse public and private clients in litigation and transactions encompassing school law, higher education, public bidding, and Mt. Laurel affordable housing.

Mr. Long has solid experience rendering advice and counsel to institutions of higher education on statutory interpretation and has participated in the negotiation and drafting of favorable settlements  on behalf of several New Jersey municipalities with regard to Mt. Laurel affordable housing obligations. Recently, Craig successfully represented a local private school in mediation, resulting in the termination of a $1.1 million dollar construction contract entered into with one of the largest solar energy providers in the Tri-State area.

Craig is a 2013 graduate of Rutgers Law School where he was a Student Attorney at the Rutgers Constitutional Litigation Clinic, an Associate Editor (2011-12) and Symposium Editor (2012-13) for the Rutgers Race & the Law Review, a Legal Intern to the Philanthropic Liaison to Mayor Cory Booker, a research assistant to the Rutgers Congressional Redistricting Committee under former Dean John Farmer Jr., and a judicial extern for the New Jersey Office of Administrative Law.

After law school, Craig was a Pro Bono Attorney in the Public Utilities Department of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General. In that capacity, he co-authored multiple winning appellate briefs on complex, threshold issues in utility law, including cost recover, rate settling, FERC jurisdiction, rulemaking, and brownfields development. Prior to joining the firm, Craig was associated with an established Morris County law firm where he practiced school law, land use, and municipal law.

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 2013)
  • Syracuse University (cum laude, B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Affiliations

  • Morris County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Honors and Accolades

  • Member of Boy Scouts of America’s “Eagles’ Nest,” an association or Eagle Scout Award recipients.