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Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. Announces Counsel Elevations for Matthew E. Frisch and Brian J. Yarzab


Pashman Stein Walder Hayden is pleased to announce that Matthew E. Frisch and Brian J. Yarzab have been elevated from Associate to Counsel, effective January 29, 2020.

“We are pleased to extend these well-deserved promotions to both Matt and Brian, who have provided strategic counsel to our clients on broad range of matters. We see promising futures in both lawyers, and value and appreciate their contributions to Pashman Stein,” said the Firm’s Managing Partner, Michael S. Stein.

Matthew E. Frisch is a member of the Firm’s Litigation practice. Matt concentrates his practice on complex litigation matters pertaining to commercial and corporate law, shareholder disputes, cannabis and hemp law, trust and estates, and commercial property matters. Matt provides business-focused legal guidance to a variety of clients, including manufacturers, distributors, and long-term care facilities.

Matt earned his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he was an associate editor for the Circuit Review. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy from Colgate University in 2009. Matt also completed the Brennan-Vanderbilt Inn of Court program in 2015.

Brian Yarzab provides counsel and representation to applicants in zoning and land use matters before municipal and regional boards. He works closely with architects, engineers, and planners to secure governmental approvals for commercial, industrial, and residential developments. Furthermore, Brian represents developers and other interested parties in state and federal courts to challenge adverse municipal actions such as the adoption of ordinances and the decisions of planning and zoning boards.

Brian also provides litigation and transactional services to business associations, and he serves as legal and strategic advisor to those who govern and manage corporations, partnerships, and other organizations. In that capacity, Brian helps clients navigate both the boardroom and the courtroom when it comes to business transactions, commercial disputes, and real estate matters.

Brian received his undergraduate degree in Finance from The College of New Jersey and his law degree from Rutgers School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. Brian is a former intern to Judge Susan J. Steele in Bergen County and a former law clerk to Judge Jeffrey J. Waldman in Atlantic County.

Brian is a member of the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY), for which he currently serves as Treasurer. He is also a member of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALA-NJ) and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).

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