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  • Bruce J. Ackerman

    Bruce Ackerman chairs the firm's Corporate/Commercial practice and has more than thirty years of experience advising clients on a wide variety of business-related matters. His practice centers on the formation, purchase, sale, financing, structuring and operations of businesses, associations, and professional practices, contractual undertakings, stock and asset sale transactions, mergers, corporate agreements and business succession…
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  • Dawn Attwood

    Ms. 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. She has extensive experience, at the trial and appellate levels, representing private insurance companies, joint insurance funds, the State of New…
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  • Jason D. Attwood

    Mr. Attwood’s practice focuses on civil litigation, representing both private and public entity clients. Mr. Attwood has a broad range of insurance defense experience, including dram shop, premises liability and automotive liability matters. His experience representing public entity clients includes the defense of employment and civil rights actions, as well as public bidding disputes, at…
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  • Andrew Bayer

    Andrew Bayer’s practice is devoted to litigation, municipal law and land use with a specialty in the Mt. Laurel doctrine. He regularly appears before all levels of New Jersey State and Federal Courts as well as the Office of Administrative Law. He serves as General Counsel to municipalities and he also serves as affordable housing counsel to municipalities throughout the State of New Jersey.
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  • James W. Boyan III

    Jim provides practical advice to clients on various federal, state and local labor and employment laws. He has represented clients in state and federal courts and various administrative agencies. He has also defended clients in governmental audits and investigations. Jim also has extensive experience defending workers’ compensation claims. He has appeared at case listings throughout...
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  • David N. Cinotti

    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 healthcare industries, among others.
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  • Joseph J. Colao, Jr.

    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. He has extensive experience in matters involving shareholder/partner dispu
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  • Naomi Becker Collier

    Naomi Becker Collier’s practice is concentrated in the area of trust and estates with an emphasis on addressing the specific needs of aging individuals, people with disabilities, and their families. She provides her clients with practical guidance and education, addresses their individual n
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  • Erik M. Corlett

    Erik M. Corlett is a Partner with the firm’s Litigation practice. Mr. Corlett represents clients in complex litigation matters pertaining to commercial and corporate law, trusts and estates law, and personal injury matters.
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  • Joseph A. D'Avanzo

    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.
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  • Barry H. Evenchick

    Barry Evenchick focuses his practice in litigation in particular in the areas of trial and appellate litigation, criminal law, business law, commercial law,
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  • Joseph L. Goldman

    Joseph Goldman is head of the Trust & Estates practice at the firm. He concentrates his practice on sophisticated trust and estate planning and administration, busine
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  • CJ Griffin

    CJ Griffin focuses her practice primarily on Media Law, Access to Public Records, and Appellate Advocacy. Prior to joining Pashman Stein, CJ was a law
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  • Joseph A. Hayden, Jr.

    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 Sectio
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  • Frank Huttle III

    Frank Huttle joins Pashman Stein with 35 years of varied and sophisticated financial and legal experience in business advisory services. He has concentrated in transactional work specializing in taxation, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions and corporate law
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  • Tracy Julian

    Ms. Julian 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. In addition to her diverse family law background, Ms. Julian has significant experience in complex commercial litigation matters,
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  • J. John Kim

    Mr. Kim engages in a broad-based complex commercial litigation practice with experience in contract disputes, commercial torts, partnership and sha
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  • Scott R. Lippert

    Scott Lippert heads the firm’s real estate department. Mr. Lippert joined the firm as a shareholder in 2003. He focuses his practice on commercial real esta
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  • Sean Mack

    Sean Mack is the Co-Chair of the firm's Litigation Practice. Sean’s practice focusses on complex disputes involving unfair business competition in its
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  • Aidan P. O'Connor

    Aidan P. O'Connor is a member of the firm's Litigation Department and the Co-Chair of its Criminal Defense Practice Group, concentrating on co
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  • James A. Plaisted

    James A. Plaisted has decades of experience as a criminal defense attorney, civil litigator, and prosecutor. He has argued successfully before the U
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  • Roger Plawker

    Roger Plawker practices in the areas of business litigation, attorney ethics, criminal defense, intellectual property litigation and licensing, and
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  • Samuel J. Samaro

    My background is in employment litigation and counseling and I still devote about half of my time to that work. I have 30 years of experience providing compliance advice and litigating labor and employment cases of all types, including discrimination claims, disability claims, compensation disputes and contract actions. I am the chair of the Firm’s labor and employment practice.
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  • Ronny Jo Siegal

    The Honorable Ronny Jo Siegal joined Pashman Stein after serving for more than eight years as a Judge of the Superior Court, Chancery Division,
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  • Dennis T. Smith

    Dennis Smith, a founding member of the firm, Chairs the firm’s policyholder practice. Pashman Stein has obtained coverage for its clients in
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  • Michael S. Stein

    Michael Stein is the firm’s Chair and Managing Partner. He specializes in general commercial litigation, chancery litigation, legal ethics and a
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  • Justin P. Walder

    Justin P. Walder is the co-chair of the firm's Litigation practice. He has amassed a wealth of legal knowledge from a variety of perspectives and
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  • Steven G. Walder

    Steven focuses his practice in the areas of business litigation, criminal defense, attorney ethics, corporate law, insurance law and employment law
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  • Brendan M. Walsh

    Brendan Walsh focuses his practice on complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense. He is a seasoned litigator who prides himself on working hard and thinking creatively to protect his clients’ interests. In addition to his trial court work, Brendan has substantial appellate experience, having successfully handled appeals in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, and D.C. Circuits, as well as the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
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