Union County, New Jersey Business Lawyers
Peter Burke has litigated and tried a wide variety of civil cases in the state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York. The range of cases includes, but is not limited to, corporate and commercial disputes, intracompany disputes among shareholders or partners, will contests, discrimination claims, products liability and warranty claims, franchise disputes, defense of fire insurance claims and labor matters.
Scott Pyfer concentrates his practice with the representation of institutional lenders and business borrowers in all aspects of commercial lending, restructuring and real estate transactions, including but not limited to commercial loan workouts, foreclosure matters, debtor and creditors’ rights litigation, bankruptcy practice and transactional work in loan documentation.
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.
ay Lavroff concentrates his practice in litigation, with an emphasis in the areas of insurance coverage, construction and professional liability claims, and contract disputes. Insurance coverage issues that Jay has litigated range from interpretation of provisions in motor vehicle policies to the availability of coverage for the remediation of contamination of soil, air and water, costing hundreds of millions of dollars.
Scott Terry has more than twenty-five years of experience in all aspects of real estate law, including acquisitions, leasing, financings, loan workouts, foreclosures, and cooperative and condominium law. He has represented both individuals and developers in their real estate transactions. Scott also provides representation for estate administration and municipal court matters.
Sergio Simoes has significant experience in appellate practice before the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. He also concentrates his practice in Employment Law and Residential Real Estate.
Stacey Edelbaum Boretz, concentrates her practice in Employment Law and Commercial Litigation. She is a seasoned litigator with over 27 years of experience in New York and New Jersey courts, as well as the Appellate Courts of both States in addition to the Federal Courts of Appeals.
Kathleen Connelly concentrates her practice in Employment Law. She has more than 20 years of experience representing employers and individual members of management in both the private and public sectors in preventative counseling, litigation defense and dispute resolution, workplace investigations, employee handbooks, policies and training.
David Hardin concentrates his practice in the areas of wills, trusts and estates, corporate law and real estate law. His professional practice focuses on advising individual and corporate clients with respect to estate and gift tax planning and estate administration, acquisitions and sales of real estate, and the formation and operation of business enterprises. David is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He served a term as Chair of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. Prior to holding that position, he served as a Section...
James D. DeRose concentrates his practice in the areas of automotive law, product liability, warranty law, lemon law, and regulatory matters relating to the automotive industry. He has served as counsel to numerous automotive importers and distributors, including companies engaged in automobile, truck, motorcycle, and tractor manufacturing and distribution. He also represents machine, tool, and electronics manufacturers and distributors as well as numerous insurers.
Andrew Gibbs has extensive defense litigation and arbitration experience in New Jersey state and federal court and concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, toxic/mass tort, professional liability, computer/technology litigation, commercial litigation, general litigation and insurance litigation.
Robert Burney concentrates his practice in business and financial transactions, commercial real estate, and health care law and represents clients in the purchase and sale of businesses and business assets, the formation of business entities, and the debt and equity financing of businesses. Rob represents banks, insurance companies, and business clients in secured credit transactions, including residential and commercial construction, real estate financing, commercial credit facilities, maritime lending, and tax-exempt bond financing.
John Schmidt, Jr. concentrates his practiced in the areas of employment litigation (including whistleblower claims, discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful discharge, and violation of restrictive covenant matters), traditional labor matters, and general corporate and commercial litigation.
Edward Frisch has represented major surety companies in claims resolution, and contractor default situations requiring completion of bonded projects. He also has experience in alternate dispute resolution procedures and techniques and his practice has expanded into general commercial litigation on behalf of corporate clients. In addition, Ed has represented a number of insurance companies in successfully defending major builders risk, property loss claims, and first party bad faith claims. Recently, he was the lead defense counsel in what is believed to be the largest indoor air quality (IAQ) lawsuit filed in New Jersey. This complex multi-party litigation was resolved...
Jason is an experienced intellectual property lawyer living in Westfield, NJ. He has handled intellectual property matters for various clients in both corporate counsel settings and as a private practitioner including: -- negotiating and drafting various contracts and license agreements; -- counseling clients about portfolio value and coverage; -- drafting various opinions concerning product clearance, patentability, invalidity and infringement; -- preparing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications; -- representing plaintiffs and defendants in litigation and arbitration. Prior to law school, Jason taught physical science and physics to 11th and 12th grade students for the...