Essex County, New Jersey Business Lawyers

Stephen A. Timoni
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New Jersey Business Law Attorney

Seton Hall University School of Law3rd Circuit, New Jersey, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and United States Tax Court
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John J. DeLaney Jr.
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Successful & Dedicated Business Law Attorney! Skilled Legal Representation!

I am an experienced and successful business law attorney. I am committed to providing exceptional legal advocacy to obtain the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Edward J. Frisch
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Dedicated & Skilled Construction & Business Lawyer! Experienced Representation!

I have extensive experience and knowledge advocating for clients in all phases of construction law matters. I am committed to diligent and thorough advocacy! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Michael D. Handelsman Esq.
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Free Consultation! Dedicated & Experienced Business Law Attorney! Call Now!

I provide aggressive and comprehensive business law representation. I will apply my legal experience and knowledge to protect your rights and interests! Visit my website for case results, call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan Ian Nirenberg
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Cornell University
Jonathan I. Nirenberg is an employment lawyer who represents employees in New Jersey and New York who have issues relating to employment discrimination, workplace harassment, retaliation, employment contracts, severance agreements, non-compete agreements, and other employment law disputes.
Ronald D. Coleman
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(973) 736-4600 3 Becker Farm Road
Roseland, NJ 07068
Business, Communications, IP and Trademarks
Northwestern University School of Law
I am a commercial litigator specializing in federal litigation, including trials. I work extensively with online businesses, specifically in connection with the use of intellectual property on the Internet in both litigation and non-litigation roles. My firm is also recognized for its strength in business, healthcare and real estate law. I am known for my work as the lead attorney for Simon Tam in the U.S. Supreme Court case Matal v. Tam, which held that the disparagement clause of the trademark statute violated the First Amendment's free speech clause.

I have successfully represented clients of every size in state and...
S. Robert Allcorn
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Leslie Ann Farber
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(973) 509-8500 33 Plymouth Street, Suite 204
Montclair, NJ 07042
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
Pace Law School
Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic. For the past 20 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary. Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety...
Barbara A. Schweiger
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(973) 232-2974 293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Mark J. Astarita
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(973) 559-5566 60 Pompton Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
New York Law School
My legal practice has always involved the representation of stock market participants, including investors, financial professionals and firms, nationwide. My work includes representation of in connection with FINRA Examinations and Enforcement Proceedings, as well as SEC investigations. I also represent individual brokers from virtually every major firm in their contract negotiations, employment termination, U-4 and U-5 issues. In specialized situations where the facts or law present novel issues, I also represent investors. I have appeared before arbitration panels and regulators in 22 states, have written legal columns for a number of industry publications, been a...
Alan S Goldberger
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(973) 301-1900 75 Lane Road
PO Box 11084
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Business, Entertainment & Sports and Insurance Defense
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
ALAN S. GOLDBERGER is a member of the New Jersey, New York and Maryland Bars and practices in the areas of sports insurance defense, sports law, business law, association law, and commercial and chancery litigation. Based in suburban Fairfield, Essex County, New Jersey, Al is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York and Maryland. Al counsels clients nationwide in sports industry and athletic risk management and liability defense, business-related disputes, administrative hearings and contractual relations.He is frequently retained to represent sports officials, sports-related entities and national sports governing bodies. A nationally...
Michael Stewart
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(973) 521-7426 1 Passaic Avenue
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, International and Real Estate
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Michael T. Stewart is a founding member of the law firm of Peri & Stewart, LLC, where he concentrates his practice in the areas of business transactions, corporate law, business-related dispute resolutions and real estate.
Michael Anthony Malia
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(973) 521-7426 One Passaic Avenue
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Business, Education, Health Care and Insurance Claims
Temple University Beasley School of Law and University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Leslie Farber
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 509-8500 33 Plymouth Street
Suite 204
Montclair, NJ 07042
Business, Divorce, Employment and Family
Pace Law School
Leslie A. Farber, Esq. has been practicing law since 1991. She received her undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Drew University, and her Law Degree from Pace University School of Law. In law school, she was an editor of the Pace Law Review and participated in Pace's Appellate Litigation Clinic. For the past 20 years, she has represented both individuals and businesses in many areas of litigation in state, federal and municipal courts from initial consultation through discovery, mediation, arbitration, trial and appeal, when necessary. Ms. Farber has lectured and published works in a variety...
James D. DeRose
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Dedicated & Experienced Business Attorney! Knowledgeable & Thorough Advocacy!

I am an experienced and determined business law attorney. I provide zealous counsel and legal representation for a wide range of business law matters! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Gary F. Danis
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Exceptional Business & Environmental Lawyer! Experienced, Knowledgeable Counsel!

I am an experienced and successful business and environmental law attorney. I am dedicated to outstanding representation for your legal needs. Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Dennis H. Sabourin
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Business and Tax
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Dennis H. Sabourin is a complete business attorney with in-depth experience in and knowledge of United States and international tax aspects of structuring transactions for most forms of business entities and many types of business transactions, business succession and estate tax planning, senior executive contracts and compensation packages, equity and separation packages and commercial litigation. Mr. Sabourin brings to his clients more than 25 years of experience. He has significant large-firm training and experience working for many years in two major firms, Carney, Smith, Badley & Spellman, P.C. of Seattle, Washington and Hannoch Weisman, P.C. of New Jersey, where he...
Fredda Katcoff
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Business and Appeals
Columbia Law School
Fredda Katcoff has more than two decades’ experience in appellate practice and complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Katcoff is a 1980 magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College and received her law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1983, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and where her brief-writing skills received special recognition.

Among her numerous appeals, Ms. Katcoff briefed and argued Guslavage v. City of Elizabeth (N.J. Appellate Division, 2009), which established new law under the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) and preserved a $960,000 judgment. Ms. Katcoff also has several published...
Mark D Lurie
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(973) 509-0050 96 Park Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
Business, Appeals, Civil Rights and Consumer
Boston College Law School
Mark Lurie has over 20 years as a practicing attorney. The firm represents individuals in employment disputes, including litigating discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, compensation/bonus/wage claims, and other employment-related disputes. We also represent employers in proactive measures to mitigate litigation risk, including preparation of policies and procedures, training and investigations. Mark also mediates employment disputes, and is included on the roster of New Jersey civil court-approved mediators as a R.1:40 qualified mediator. The firms also represents pharmaceutical, medical device and other healthcare entities on compliance-related issues. We help to identify risk, set up compliance programs, prepare policies, provide training, monitor...
Jonathan W. Wolfe
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(973) 232-2988 293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business, Divorce and Family
New York University School of Law
Michael D. Handelsman Esq.
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(973) 559-5566 60 Pompton Ave
Verona, NJ 07044
Business and Securities
Seton Hall University School of Law
Mr. Handelsman practices in the area of Securities Arbitration and Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, Securities Regulation and Enforcement, and Broker-Dealer Compliance and Defense.

Mr. Handelsman has focused his practice in the area of broker-dealer arbitration before FINRA. Mr. Handelsman also handles matters involving commercial landlord-tenant matters in New Jersey, as well as corporate litigation in the State courts.
Jane J. Felton
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(973) 232-4035 293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business and Divorce
University of Southern California Gould School of Law and Tufts University
Harold Rabner
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(973) 744-4000 52 Upper Montclair Plaza
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Yale Law School
Mark J. Scancarella Esq.
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(973) 575-8002 33 Clinton Rd
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West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Business, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
New York Law School
Steven Robert Lehr
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney
(973) 575-8002 33 Clinton Rd
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West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Business, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Tax
New York University School of Law and American University
Steven Lehr is the principal and founder of LehrLaw, a boutique general practice law firm.
Alan Ehrlich
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(973) 643-0040 60 Park Place
Suite 1016
Newark, NJ 07102
Business, Criminal, Family and Tax
New York Law School
Founded in 1955, Ehrlich, Petriello, Gudin & Plaza, Attorneys at Law is a law firm dedicated to providing effective legal services for residents of New Jersey and New York. As a full service law firm with over 100 years of combined legal experience, the team is prepared to take on even the most complicated legal matters. The firm has offices in Newark, Morristown, and New York City, and represents individuals, families, small businesses, large corporations, publicly traded companies, and government agencies. The attorneys are prepared to assist clients through a variety of legal matters including those involving family law, commercial...
Pawel (Paul) Maziarz
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Skilled Business Law Attorney! Knowledgeable & Dedicated Counsel & Advocacy!

I provide exceptional service and legal representation for business matters. I am committed to obtaining the best possible outcomes for your business law needs! Visit my website for information, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan W. Wolfe
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 17 years experience

New York University School of Law2nd Circuit, 3rd Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, New Jersey and New York
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Scott W. Paterson
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney
(973) 228-6667 101 Eisenhower Parkway
Roseland, NJ 07068
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
Seton Hall University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Scott W. Paterson is an attorney at Paris Ackerman & Schmierer LLP, where he focuses his practice on providing legal counsel to small and mid-sized businesses, with particular concentration on commercial litigation, commercial transactions, taxation, and franchise law. Prior to joining Paris Ackerman & Schmierer LLP, Scott served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Joseph L. Rea, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County. Scott earned his J.D. cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was awarded the Best Appellate Brief for his work in Appellate Advocacy. While at Seton Hall, Scott...
Michael Scott Leavy
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(917) 733-6681 200 Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Business, Construction, IP and Insurance Claims
University of Texas - Austin
David B. Wolfe
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(973) 232-2986 293 Eisenhower Pkwy
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business and Tax
New York University School of Law
Alan Goldberger
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(973) 301-1900 75 Lane Road. Suite 206
PO BOX 11084
Fairfield, NJ 07004
Business and Insurance Defense
ALAN S. GOLDBERGER is an attorney, speaker, and author located in Fairfield, Essex County, New Jersey. A nationally recognized authority on sports officiating and sports law, his practice is concentrated in the areas of sports law, business law, sports insurance defense, association law, and business and chancery litigation. Alan is frequently retained by major insurance companies and claims administrators to defend sports organizations, game officials, coaches and other individuals in sports related claims. He serves as counsel to national, state and local officiating and sports organizations; and insurance carriers in the sports industry. He is a member of the New...
Jeff W. Plaza
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer
(973) 643-0040 60 Park Place
Suite 1016
Newark, NJ 07102
Business, Criminal, Family and Tax
Fordham University
Attorney Jeffrey W. Plaza has more than 20 years of experience as a civil litigation attorney in New Jersey and New York. He concentrates particularly on commercial litigation and family law matters, including divorce and child custody cases. Anyone in need of a capable litigator can call (973) 862-8905 or visit www.newark-lawyers.com to learn more!
Caren Menahem
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(973) 908-3426 515 Valley Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Business and Education
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Caren J. Menahem has dedicated her law practice entirely to the representation of children and their parents or guardians. Caren is committed to assisting all eligible children and their families including children with: ADD, ADHD, Apraxia, Autism, Aspergers, Depression, Down Syndrome, Dyslexia, Emotional Difficulties, Hearing Impairments, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Pervasive Compulsive Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Psychiatric Problems, Physical Handicaps, Reading Problems, Specific Learning Disability, Speech Language Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairments
Jeffrey Rothbard
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(973) 622-7713 50 Park Pl
12th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Business and Bankruptcy
Dickinson School of Law
Areas of Law:
-Bankruptcy Law
-Commercial Litigation

University Attended:
-University of Pennsylvania, Class of 1972, B.A. cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
-Essex County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations
-Commercial Law League of America
Daniel Needle
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(973) 763-4500 1763 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Business, Personal Injury, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
James Patton
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(973) 992-3500 209 S. Livingston Avenue
Suite 9
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business, Appeals, Criminal and Divorce
As a former federal prosecutor and an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan, I also understand how the other side thinks. With ten of my 30 years of legal experience devoted to prosecution, I have unique insight into how both New Jersey state and federal authorities bring charges and how they argue cases.
Jana Taylor
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney
(973) 639-8265 Two Gateway Center
Newark, NJ 07102
Business, Employment and Entertainment & Sports
School of Law
Robert S. Burney
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Exceptional Business Law Counsel and Advocacy! Skilled Legal Representation!

I am an experienced and knowledgeable business law attorney. I am committed to providing outstanding counsel and legal representation for business law matters! Visit my website for information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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John Schmidt Jr
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Experienced & Dedicated Business Lawyer! Tenacious Legal Counsel & Advocacy!

For more than 35 years, I have provided exceptional counsel and representation for clients with business law matters. I am dedicated to the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for results, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Arla D Cahill
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(973) 736-4600 155 Prospect Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052
Business, Construction and Legal Malpractice
Kathleen Ann Hart
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(973) 994-2500 651 West Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Suite 200
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business
Robert Aste
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(973) 994-2500 651 West Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Suite 200
Livingston, NJ 07039
Business
Rajiv Parikh
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(973) 533-0777 494 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Business, IP, Real Estate and Securities
Bruce Levitt
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(973) 313-1200 515 Valley Street, Suite 140
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Business and Bankruptcy
Michael Spar
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Essex County, NJ Business Law Lawyer
(973) 379-3985 20 Overlook Ter.
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Business
Lawrence M. Centanni
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Union County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(908) 351-0028 277 North Broad St.
Second Floor
Elizabeth, NJ 07207
Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and Lafayette College
Lawrence has a vast amount of experience in real estate matters, commercial transactions, landlord tenant disputes, and in civil litigation. In addition to successfully negotiating many commercial real estate closings and transactions, Lawrence has been involved with several complex commercial litigation matters that have ended in successful outcomes. He is a former municipal prosecutor for the City of Elizabeth and for the City of Linden, having tried numerous matters. Mr. Centanni is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Union County Bar Association, and the Richard J. Hughes Inn of Court. He is continually named...
Nace Naumoski
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Union County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(908) 349-8462 618 Newark Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
Business, Criminal, DWI and Entertainment & Sports
Fordham University School of Law
Nace Naumoski, Esq. is an attorney with offices in Union County and Passaic County, New Jersey, who practices in the areas of criminal defense, DWI defense, juvenile defense, personal injury, partnership disputes, breach of contract, and general business litigation. Since starting his practice in 2009, Nace Naumoski has been named as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor bestowed on the top 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in New Jersey, for criminal defense. Nace Naumoski has successfully handled criminal matters in federal, state, and municipal court and has a track record of success...
Patricia Rondon
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Union County, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(908) 469-4750 1435 Morris Avenue
Suite 2-C
Union, NJ 07083
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
Seton Hall University
Robert W. Anderson
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Union County, NJ Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(908) 233-6800 53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, NJ 07090
Business, Communications, IP and Securities
Fordham University School of Law
Robert W. Anderson’s practice emphasizes the particular needs of fast growing, entrepreneurial companies. He has extensive experience in representing business clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property matters, cybersecurity, securities law matters, internet law matters, and start up companies and business formations and operation.

Bob represents companies and investors involved in technology, manufacturing, health care, Internet, education, and other industries. He also serves as President of The Parlex Group, an international network of mid-sized law firms in Europe, Israel and Asia, which work together to handle cross-border transactions around the world.
Nicole Maguire
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New Jersey Business Law Attorney

Nicole Maguire concentrates her practice in the area of litigation. Nicole earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Pace University School of Law, White Plains, NY, where she was on the Real Estate Legal Case Study... Read More »
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Jay Lavroff
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Exceptional Business Law Attorney! Experienced Legal Counsel & Advocacy!

I am a knowledgeable and skilled business law attorney. I am dedicated to aggressive and skilled representation for business law matters and disputes! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Essex County Business Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Pro Bono Partnership
(973) 273-0600
Newark, NJ


Rutgers School of Law Community Law Clinic
(973) 353-5059
Newark, NJ

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Need legal help with a business law matter?

Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.

A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.

Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.

While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.


Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.

Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.