Sunil S. Tilak


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    One Riverfront Plaza
    Suite 800
    Newark, NJ 07102

Sunil Tilak is a partner in the New York office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He specializes in the areas of transportation, premises liability, property damage, construction defects, public entities, environmental claims, professional liability, and creditors' rights.

Sunil has significant experience litigating a wide range of complex bodily injury and property damage claims in the context of personal and commercial transportation, premises liability, and Tort Claims Act actions. Specifically, he has defended public school boards in a variety of actions involving automobile, slip and falls, wrongful termination, claims pursuant to the Law Against Discrimination, whistleblower actions, sexual harassment, and harassment intimidation and bullying. Mr. Tilak has represented some of the nation's largest insurers in first and third-party coverage litigation, has provided carriers with advice in the form of coverage opinions analyzing claims and has prepared reservation of rights and disclaimers in connection with same. Additionally, he has represented some of the nation's largest financial institutions in both commercial and residential foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings. Sunil has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Star list in New Jersey by Thomson Reuters for 2018, 2019, and 2022. He has also sat on firm Diversity and Inclusion Committees during his time as a practicing attorney.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New Jersey
    • New York
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Awards & Honors

New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018—2019, 2022


Rutgers University

Juris Doctor, 2010

Indiana University

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, 2007

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