Dawn Attwood’s practice concentrates primarily on complex civil litigation on behalf of both public- and private-sector clients, with special emphasis on public entity and insurance defense, as well as employment and commercial litigation.
Jim Boyan is an experienced employment lawyer and a seasoned litigator. He provides practical advice to clients on various federal and state employment laws. He has represented clients in state and federal courts and various administrative agencies.
Oren M. Chaplinis is a corporate and business law attorney who acts as outside general counsel to businesses and business owners on legal, compliance, and contracting issues in both regular operations and special/extraordinary transactions and initiatives.
David Cinotti focuses his practice on commercial litigation, international and domestic arbitration, and appellate litigation. He has represented clients in the financial-services, hospitality, e-commerce, real estate and health care industries, among others.
Jay Colao’s practice is primarily devoted to litigation involving matters related to small and mid size businesses before all levels of New Jersey state and federal courts as well as the American Arbitration Association.
Erik M. Corlett is a partner with the Firm’s Litigation practice. Erik represents clients in complex litigation matters pertaining to commercial and corporate law, trusts and estates law, and personal injury matters.
Joseph A. D’Avanzo is the managing partner of the Firm’s New York office. Joe has a broad-based practice that includes complex commercial and civil liability litigation in both state and federal courts.
Barry Evenchick focuses his practice in litigation, particularly in the areas of trial and appellate litigation, criminal law, business law, commercial law, employment law, administrative law, real estate, and zoning and planning.
Joseph Goldman is head of the Trusts & Estates practice at the Firm. He concentrates his practice on sophisticated trust and estate planning and administration, business succession planning, and business transactional matters.
Joseph A. Hayden, Jr.’s legal career spans over four decades. Joe began his legal career as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and was then appointed deputy attorney general in the Organized Crime and Special Prosecution Section of the Division of Criminal Justice.
Gregg H. Hilzer is a partner at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden who focuses his practice on cannabis law, white-collar criminal investigations, complex commercial and securities litigation, state and federal regulatory inquiries and internal investigations.
Tracy is a partner in the Firm’s Family Law and Commercial Litigation groups and serves as chair of the Family Law Group. Her family law practice serves clients in a wide range of matters including divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child support and child custody.
John Kim engages in a broad-based complex commercial litigation practice with experience in contract disputes, commercial torts, partnership and shareholder disputes, commercial landlord-tenant and property disputes, estate litigation, products liability, RICO civil litigation, civil conspiracy, fraud, securities litigation, financial services litigation, legal malpractice, regulatory enforcement, and special investigations.
Deanna L. Koestel concentrates her practice on commercial litigation, construction law, and general business law matters in New Jersey and New York. She is co-chair of the firm’s Construction Law practice.
Jen Lifschitz focuses her practice on commercial real estate transactions. She represents a variety of clients in connection with acquisitions, dispositions, financings and leasing transactions. Jen also assists clients with general corporate matters.
Scott Lippert is chair of the Firm’s Commercial Real Estate practice. Scott joined the Firm as a shareholder in 2003. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate sales (including tax-deferred exchanges pursuant to Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code), acquisitions,
Aidan P. O’Connor is the co-chair of the Firm’s Criminal Defense Practice Group and a member of its Litigation Department, concentrating on criminal defense, internal investigations and complex civil litigation, including securities fraud matters.
The Honorable Ronny Jo Siegal joined Pashman Stein Walder Hayden after serving for more than eight years as a judge of the Superior Court, Chancery Division, Family Part, in both Bergen and Passaic counties.