Speaker

Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads

Speaker Bio

Joel Schneider, United States Magistrate Judge (Ret.), serves as Of Counsel in Montgomery McCracken’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

Judge Schneider served as United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey for 14 years. During his tenure, Judge Schneider managed, settled, and decided thousands of cases in all aspects of civil litigation, including employment, civil rights, IP, class/collective actions, products liability, contract, data breach, pharmaceutical, and other disputes. While on the Bench, Judge Schneider developed a well-deserved reputation for effectively managing and settling complex and multi-party individual and class action cases, including three multidistrict litigations.

Prior to his judicial appointment, Judge Schneider practiced in the tri-state area for 26 years, where he specialized in complex civil litigation.