South River, New Jersey Business Lawyers

Steven L. Fox
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New Jersey Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience

Seton Hall University School of LawNew Jersey, U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, District of Columbia, New York and U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
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Barbara A. Schweiger
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New Jersey Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

Rutgers School of Law-Newark3rd Circuit, U.S. Distric Court, Southern District of New York, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, New Jersey and New York
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Kathleen M. Connelly
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Successful & Comprehensive Business Law Advocacy for Employers & Management!

I provide practical and cost-effective counsel and representation for businesses with legal matters. I will work tirelessly to meet your needs and goals! Visit my website to see case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Michael J. Casper
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Dedicated Business Law Attorney! Practical & Cost-Effective Representation!

I deliver incisive, cost-effective counsel to financial institutions and business enterprises of all types. I will work diligently to achieve your goals! Visit my website for information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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South River, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(732) 613-3113 8 Old Bridge Turnpike
South River, NJ 08882
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
South River, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(732) 254-5155 540 Old Bridge Turnpike
South River, NJ 08882
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South River, NJ Business Law Attorney with 63 years experience
(732) 613-3113 8 Old Bridge Turnpike
South River, NJ 08882
Business and Real Estate
Charles D. Whelan III
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New Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(732) 214-0300 114 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Collections
I have been an attorney in general civil practice for more than 30 years. My firm is committed to excellence. I get to know my clients and that makes me more effective in representing them. I am fully insured for professional liability, but have never been sued by a client in all of my years as an attorney. Initial consultations are free, and home and hospital visits are available when needed. I look forward to helping you with your legal matter. Visit my website at www.whelan-law.com
Asma Warsi
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New Brunswick, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(732) 937-6700 24 Kirkpatirck street
3rd floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Business, Family, Immigration and Municipal
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Ryan Gilbert
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(732) 210-0111 332 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Seton Hall University School of Law
As a graduate of both Rutgers University and Seton Hall Law School, a former law clerk and a representative for several Fortune 500 companies, attorney Ryan E. Gilbert is a highly-experienced professional in his field. As an aggressive legal representative for each client, he may be your best option! Call today to schedule your free initial consultation.
Warren Levy
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Edison, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(732) 253-7630 340 Route 1 North
Department of NJ Family Law & Divorce
Edison, NJ 08817
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Family and Tax
Temple University
Attorney Warren D. Levy is one of the original key founders of the law firm and is the head attorney behind the Law Offices of Kasuri & Levy, LLC. With over 20 years of experience in various fields, primarily in Divorce & Family Law: (Child Custody, Child Support, Domestic Violence, Domestic Partnerships, Collaborative Law, Protection Orders, Restraining Orders, Men/Father Rights, Female/Mother Rights, International Divorce, Invalid Marriages, Fraudulent Marriages, Legal Separation, Non-Paternal Custody, Adoption, Paternity, Pre-Nuptial Agreements, Post-Nuptial Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements, Name Change, Jewish Gets (religious divorce), Annulments, IVF Donor & Surrogacy Agreements, Family Law Mediation, Parenting Plan Agreements,...
Geoffrey George Gussis
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New Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(732) 898-0549 83 Morris Street, Suite 2
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Free ConsultationBusiness and IP
Washington University School of Law
I have practiced business law for two decades, and have significant experience in counseling companies from their start-up phase through a sale. My experience includes negotiating strategic transactions and advising on day to day business issues. I have significant experience in technology transactions, from SaaS to Agile development and traditional software licensing.
Rina Traub
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(609) 951-2204 197 Route 18 S
#3000
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
Fordham University School of Law
Robert Colby
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New Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney
(732) 609-3915 73 Church Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Employment and Landlord Tenant
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
My area of practice is helping entrepreneurs and established small businesses in New Jersey to prosper and grow. I have represented many types of businesses, from the college partnership to the thriving manufacturer, in everything from contract drafting to commercial litigation to employee handbooks. As a small business owner myself, I understand the personal connection a business owner has to the business. I also represent both landlords and tenants in residential tenancy matters. Our firm strongly believes every client should know their attorney on a personal level. To that end, let me tell you a little more about me. I was...
John Blasi
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Exceptional Counsel & Legal Representation for Your Business Law Matters!

I am an aggressive and skilled business law attorney. I am dedicated to assisting clients in defining, planning and meeting their business law needs. Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan Rudnick
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New Jersey Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience

Pace Law SchoolNew Jersey and New York
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Alexander J Kemeny
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(732) 853-1725 7-G Auer Court
Williamsburg Commons
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Business, Appeals, Personal Injury and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
Alex Kemeny represents clients in both state and federal courts and has significant trial experience. He has served as trial counsel for businesses, non-profits, attorneys, and other individuals. He has successfully represented clients in various business disputes, guardianship actions, trust and estates disputes, and personal injury cases.

Since 2010, Mr. Kemeny has taught the Appellate Advocacy: International Moot Court course at the Rutgers School of Law. His students have gone on to work at large firms and obtain prestigious state and federal clerkships. He has also lectured outside of the law school about techniques of effective advocacy.

Mr. Kemeny earned his juris...
Eric Chung
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Edison, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(732) 317-3533 100 Plainfield Avenue, Suite 3D
Edison, NJ 08817-6701
Business, IP, Landlord Tenant and Trademarks
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Mark Casazza
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(866) 567-0135 197 State Route 18 South Suite 3000
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Business, Criminal, Employment and Personal Injury
In 2011 and 2012, Attorney Mark F. Casazza has been named a Rising Star in New Jersey Monthly Magazine, placing him in a select group of New Jersey lawyers under the age of 40. Rising Stars are nominated for the honor by Super Lawyers Magazine, the top 2.5% of the lawyers in New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Casazza has also been named as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, recognizing him as one the top 40 trial lawyers in New Jersey under the age of 40.

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Lewis Lefkowitz
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(732) 201-3902 4 Auer Court
Suite G
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Business and Real Estate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Highly skilled attorney with a broad range and depth of experience in all types of business transactions. Recent emphasis on real estate sales and office leasing, but also experienced in negotiating and preparing all types of business contracts including service agreements, supply contracts and professional service agreements. Efficiently handled a number of mergers and acquisitions of small to mid-sized companies or divisions. Areas of Concentration: Real estate, contracts, and business transactions.
Gregory Drews
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New Brunswick, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(732) 828-1300 96 Paterson St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Business, Insurance Claims, Insurance Defense and Landlord Tenant
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Anthony Wilkinson
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(732) 410-7595 C Brier Hill Ct
Suite 200
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Business and IP
Theodore Sliwinski
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East Brunswick, NJ Business Law Lawyer
45 River Rd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Business, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Mark Goldstein
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(732) 967-6777 14 Woodward Dr
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Free ConsultationOld Bridge, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
New York Law School
Mark Goldstein concentrates on complex business/commercial litigation, tax and accounting matters, high net worth divorce cases and all family law issues including divorce, alimony/spousal support, potential termination of alimony payments, child custody and visitation, child support, and college contributions between divorced parents.
Vladimir Tsirkin
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South Amboy, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(732) 525-2200 104 N. Broadway Suite A
South Amboy, NJ 08879
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and IP
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
I am registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and admitted to the State Bars of New York and New Jersey. I also am admitted to U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, and District of New Jersey. I have a Juris Doctor degree (JD) from Rutgers University School of Law, and a combined degree of Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Naval Engineering Institute. Prior to forming my own firm, I worked for global financial companies Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, and served as a...
Jaclyn Healey
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Metuchen, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
(732) 548-5400 441 Main St.
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Rutgers School of Law-Newark and Ramapo College
Jaclyn Healey earned her Bachelors degree at Ramapo College in just two and a half years before moving on to Law School. While at Ramapo she served as an officer for many organizations on campus and competed in Moot Court. Mrs. Healey earned her J.D. from Rutgers Law School where she also received her Certification in Corporate and Business Law. Mrs. Healey is a member Phi Delta Phi, she served as Vice-Magister during her time at Rutgers. She also served in the Rutgers Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic where she helped to represent incapacitated persons in guardianship matters, and acted...
Robert W. Smith
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New Jersey Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience

Robert W. Smith represents clients in all aspects of employment law and litigation. Mr. Smith has successfully litigated cases on behalf of employees involving claims of sexual harassment, disability discrimination,... Read More »
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Peter D. Valenzano Esq.
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New Jersey Business Law Lawyer

I strongly believe that everyone deserves a voice – especially those who have unfairly lost their job due to the insidious and shameful discrimination of their employer. I became an employment lawyer so that I could... Read More »
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Alla V. Londres Esq.
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Metuchen, NJ Business Law Attorney
(732) 548-1214 406 Main Street, Suite 11
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Business and Immigration
Touro College
Alla V. Londres Esq. is the founder of Law Offices of Alla V. Londres L.L.C. After graduating with honors from State T. G. Shevchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine, Mrs. Londres received her Juris Doctor Magna Cum Laude from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, NY. Mrs. Londres is admitted to practice law in the courts of the States of New Jersey and New York. Mrs. Londres’ practice focuses in all areas of U.S. Immigration Law with emphasis in Business Immigration, Asylum and Removal Defense. All of the following experiences provided Mrs. Londres a strong understanding of the...
Peter D. Valenzano Esq.
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(732) 536-6161 500 Campus Dr
#303
Morganville, NJ 07751
Morganville, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Business, Civil Rights and Employment
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
I strongly believe that everyone deserves a voice – especially those who have unfairly lost their job due to the insidious and shameful discrimination of their employer. I became an employment lawyer so that I could speak up for and defend workers who are unable to defend themselves against the disproportionate power of their employer. As an associate attorney at Mashel Law, I am proud to say I am a member of a team of lawyers who are deeply committed to representing workers who have been denied their right to work in a safe and harassment free work environment.

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Seth Avi Kurs
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Jamesburg, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(609) 448-2500 29 East Railroad Avenue
Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Brooklyn Law School
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Mr. Kurs spent his elementary school years in Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and then the remainder of his primary education years in East Windsor, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Thomas Edison State College, and his Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, and is admitted to practice law before the courts of New Jersey, New York, and the Federal District of New Jersey. Mr. Kurs completed a Civil Internship with the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), a Criminal Internship with the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Office of...
Changi Wu
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Edison, NJ Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(848) 219-0909 33 Wood Avenue South
Suite 600
Edison, NJ 08830
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Patent application and prosecution, trademark application, patent licensing, corporation formation, copyright registration, NDA, Infringement defense, and Estate Planning. I was graduated from Rutgers School of Law with the award of American Bar Association/BNA Excellence Award in Intellectual Property. My practice is to safeguard your intellectual property rights. I have assisted many startups and solo inventors to prepare patent and trademark applications. Moreover, some of the clients have obtained licensing opportunity since then.
Mr. Richard Albert Luthmann Jr.
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Iselin, NJ Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(732) 479-1097 33 Wood Avenue South
Suite 600
Iselin, NJ 08830
Business, Elder, Securities and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and New York Law School
Shaun I. Blick
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Somerset, NJ Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(848) 222-3500 220 Davidson Avenue, Suite 300
Somerset, NJ 08533
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Neel Shah
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Moneo/Jamesburg, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(732) 521-9455 241 Forsgate Drive
Suite 104
Moneo/Jamesburg, NJ 08831
Business, Elder and Estate Planning
My law practice is focused on helping individuals, families & business owners who wish to protect their wealth and their legacy for current & future generations from estate taxes, law suits, the escalating costs of nursing homes and other sources of attack, My past & present clients include parents, grandparents, children, established corporations, LLCs, individual entrepreneurs, and start-up ventures. Clients value my diverse training & expertise across the Wealth-planning, Business Law & Real Estate Law disciplines. I use my skill set to foresee, analyze & implement business-succession techniques for my corporate and individual clients as they initiate different stages of...
Francine Julia Galante
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(732) 967-6777 14 Woodward Dr
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Old Bridge, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
Business, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Brooklyn Law School
Jarred S. Freeman
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Edison, NJ Business Law Lawyer
(732) 494-7900 3840 Park Avenue
Suite 202A
Edison, NJ 08820
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Philip Carl Gutworth
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Woodbridge, NJ Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(201) 646-1700 530 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Consumer and Real Estate
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Raymond A. Grimes
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New Jersey Business Law Lawyer with 31 years experience

Rutgers School of Law-Camden and The George Washington University Law SchoolNew Jersey and Pennsylvania
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William Moran Jr
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Cranbury, NJ Business Law Attorney with 53 years experience
(609) 655-3600 1246 South River Road
Cranbury, NJ 08512
Business
Philip Gutworth
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Woodbridge, NJ Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(732) 634-9400 530 Rahway Avenue
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections and Real Estate
Jeff Vandrew Jr
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Red Bank, NJ Business Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Phone: https://vandrew.com/call
331 Newman Springs Rd, Suite 143
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Traditional estate planning isn’t cutting it anymore. The typical will and estate plan can result in your in laws snatching assets that were meant for your grandchildren. To sort out this mess, you need more than a generalist. Dual-licensed as both an Attorney and a CPA, this is why I’ve chosen to restrict my practice to two areas: estate planning and tax. I’m also Board-Certified as an Estate Planning Law Specialist by the ABA-accredited Estate Law Specialist Board. With multiple office locations, if you’re looking for a tax or estate planning attorney near Toms River, Red Bank, Freehold,...
Carl Peer
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Westfield, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(908) 789-7337 126 Park St.
P.O. Box 10
Westfield, NJ 07091-0010
Business, Personal Injury, Probate and Workers' Comp
Seton Hall University School of Law
Carl Louis Peer is an experienced civil trial lawyer who was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in 1986. He has earned the distinction of being Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. He has a diverse civil practice. He accepts civil cases including business disputes, personal injury, probate and Workers Compensation. He also accepts a limited and selective number of divorce and family matters. In addition he has the pleasure of representing several businesses in various sectors of the economy including software licensing and technology consulting.
Leonard R. Boyer
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(973) 798-6131 197 State Route 18 South
Suite 3000
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Free ConsultationEast Brunswick, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Foreclosure Defense
New York Law School
Although my firm practices in several different fields of law, my expertise is primarily in Mortgage Foreclosure Defense,Divorce & Family Law, Bankruptcy, and Mortgage loan modification. In terms of divorce law, I have a unique prospective from both my personal and professional experience that few other attorneys can match. To me, each case is personal, each client is a person, never just a file number.
David A. Koenigsberg
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Red Bank, NJ Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(732) 933-2757 125 Half Mile Rd
#200
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Business, Health Care and IP
Fordham University School of Law
I specialize in representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act qui tam law suits. I have over 25 years experience in litigating False Claims Act cases, first as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York and then representing private whistleblowers. Overall, these cases have recovered over $800 million for the federal and state governments. I have handled cases in the areas of health care, defense contracts, higher education, medical research grants and contracts, and government contracts.
Louis Lepore
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Red Bank , NJ Business Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(888) 347-4212 331 Newman Spring Road
Bldg. 1, 4th Floor, Suite 143
Red Bank , NJ 07701
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and St. John's University School of Law
My firm is dedicated to helping you and your loved ones achieve your estate planning objectives in a caring and compassionate manner. He fully recognizes the emotional challenges of preparing for the time when you will pass on your assets, values and family legacy to your heirs and loved ones. My approach to practice is dedicated to caring for you, the ones that you love and the things that you care about most. The focus is building solid, trusting and lasting relationships that you and your family can count on now and in the future. We work hard...
John Blasi
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Westfield, NJ Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(908) 233-6800 53 Cardinal Dr
Westfield, NJ 07090
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
In the course of providing legal services to clients, John often assists them in defining, planning, and meeting their personal and business needs in areas including individual and corporate tax planning, business transactions, estate planning and probate administration, and employee benefits. In addition, he provides legal representation to charitable nonprofit corporations, including private foundations and hospitals.
Ekaterina Schoenefeld
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Princeton, NJ Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(609) 688-1776 32 Chambers Street, Suite 2
Princeton, NJ 08542
Business, Consumer, Employment and International
Rutgers School of Law-Newark
Prior to opening my practice, I worked as an associate at Messina Law Firm, P.C., Holmdel, New Jersey; subsequently, I remained there as "of counsel." I have worked on a number of cases, including complex civil litigation, that involved a broad range of various questions of state and federal substantive law; sophisticated procedural, discovery and evidentiary issues; and post-judgment motions and appeals. The cases I worked on involved complex issues of federal and state law, relating to the Sherman Act; Lanham Act; Federal Communications Act; Truth in Lending Act; Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, New Jersey Consumer Fraud...
Patrick D. Bonner Jr.
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Red Bank, NJ Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(732) 933-2757 125 Half Mile Rd
#200
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Business, Insurance Defense and Products Liability
New York Law School
Patrick D. Bonner Jr. is a founding member of Menz Bonner Komar & Koenigsberg and has been a practicing trial lawyer for over twenty-five years. His practice has focused on a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including contract actions, business and financial disputes, insurance coverage disputes, insurance defense matters and product liability cases. He also represents both individual and corporate clients involved in employment litigation, reinsurance disputes, securities arbitrations, fraud cases and various other complex business disputes. Mr. Bonner has also represented companies and Boards of Directors in connection with internal investigations into alleged corporate and employee misconduct.

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