Our Practice Areas

Business & Employment

  

We represent a wide range of businesses, from global manufacturers, franchise owners and real estate developers to entrepreneurs, small business owners and builders. We routinely serve as Outside General Counsel, lending support to Human Resources groups on the full spectrum of employment issues, including Employee Handbooks, Independent Investigations, Discrimination and Harassment, Disability and both state and federal Mandatory Leave Requirements. Our experienced trial attorneys also provide Litigation Management and Guidance for cost effective resolution of law suits and other claims. We also provide Business Formation and Transactional services, as well as Document and Contract Review including, Indemnification, Non-disclosure and Non-compete Agreements.

Litigation

  

Our trial attorneys handle litigation matters ranging from general and routine matters to more specific lawsuits related to Automobile Negligence, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Public Entity / Title 59 liability, Employment and Healthcare. We regularly appear in New Jersey’s state and federal courts, including Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Somerset, Passaic, Union and Warren counties as well as all three Federal District Courts. We also appear in all other New Jersey Counties as the occasion arise

Mediation

  

Chris Piasecki is an approved Rule 1:40-12 mediator offering a cost effective alternative to litigants. He has over 35 years of civil trial and negotiation experience which has served him well in resolving routine and complex employment matters including class actions against a national retailer as well individual claims against small businesses and public entities. He has also successfully mediated contract and personal injury matters.

Municipal Law

  

Our attorneys regularly appear in Municipal Court in Somerset, Hunterdon and Middlesex Counties, to defend clients on Motor Vehicle Violations, including routine Traffic Violations, DWI and DUI charges, Possession and Paraphernalia charges and Local Ordinance Violations. We handle matters in other counties as our client’s needs arise.

Real Estate & Land Use

 We have a dedicated Real Estate and Land Use group. Working with realtors, individuals, builders and developers we offer commercial and residential real estate negotiation, contract and closing services throughout central New Jersey. Our attorneys regularly appear before Planning, Zoning and Adjustment Boards, where we present applications for Subdivisions, Site Plan Approval and Variances for residential and commercial properties on behalf of builders, developers and individuals.

Wills & Estates

Our knowledgeable attorneys provide consultation, guidance and insight for your Estate Planning including Wills, Trusts, Advanced Directives and Powers of Attorney to fit your specific needs and accomplish your testamentary goals. We also handle litigated Probate and Chancery matters, including Will contests and Guardianship proceedings.

Workers Compensation

We have a dedicated Workers Compensation group with a combined 50 plus years of experience that handles all aspects of workers compensation matters, including complex, multiparty and disputed claims. We aggressively defend the rights of our clients, pursuing the most efficient and cost effective outcome. We have active calendars in most every vicinage in New Jersey where we have developed a recognizeable and well respected presence within the Workers Compensation bar and judiciary.