Dylan is a member of Archer’s Business Litigation Group and represents clients in a variety of commercial litigation and business disputes. He has extensive experience handling complex commercial litigation matters, including, but not limited to, contract claims, real estate disputes, corporate governance and shareholder rights, employment disputes, protection of trade secrets and unfair competition, business torts, and consumer fraud claims. Dylan represents companies and businesses in a broad range of industries, and individuals in all stages of the litigation process in state, federal, and appellate courts in New Jersey and New York.

Dylan earned his J.D. from Rutgers Law School-Newark, where he served as a member of the Journal of Law and Public Policy, and the Rutgers Civil Justice Clinic, where he represented clients seeking Social Security disability benefits in federal court and obtained successful outcomes at the district court and Third Circuit levels. During law school, Dylan was awarded the Justice Henry Ackerson, Jr. prize for greatest distinction in legal skills and received the Eric Neisser Award for outstanding pro bono services.

While at Rutgers Law School, Dylan served as a legal intern for the Honorable Justice Anne M. Patterson, New Jersey Supreme Court in Morristown, NJ. While obtaining his Bachelor Degree in Arts & Sciences from Rutgers University, Dylan held several internships, including at the Association of Environmental Authorities, NJ Attorney General’s Office, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.

Articles and Presentations

Representitive Matters

  • Successfully defended against motions to dismiss complaint in cases involving breach of commercial contracts, shareholder disputes, and violations of New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act.
  • Successfully defended against motions for summary judgment in commercial property disputes in NJ and NY, including cases involving breach of commercial lease agreements, condominium agreements and licensing agreements, etc.
  • Obtained dismissal of a complaint which sought to hold client personally liable for corporate debt.
  • Successfully defended against emergency order to show cause applications in NJ and NY.


Archer Receives the 2023 SJYPA Corporate Halo Award

Dylan Newton and Michael Horn Discuss the FTC's Recent Assault on Non-Competes in the Article "Shifts in the Enforceability of Franchise Non-Competes"

Gianfranco A. Pietrafesa to Discuss What’s New with LLCs