Brian J. Yarzab, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. Photo


Brian J. Yarzab 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 also 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 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.

In Brian's Words:

"Here at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, I work with a phenomenal team of lawyers and support staff who focus on corporate and real estate matters, and it’s our job to shepherd our clients through routine transactions, extraordinary crises, and everything in between. Whether the client is a small local business or a large multinational corporation, it’s a remarkable privilege to help them get off the ground, make the leap from good to great, or stay on top of the leaderboard.

In our work, moreover, we often get to see the fruits of our labor, which makes it especially worthwhile. When it comes to real estate development, the results are local and tangible. You get to see the project you’ve lived and breathed for months or sometimes years manifest itself as a quick-service restaurant, a mixed-use development, an office complex, or some other fixture of public life where people live and work."


Representative Matters

Our firm is proud of the results it has achieved for clients, some of which are noted here.  Of course, each legal matter is unique on many levels, and past successes are not a guarantee of results in any other pending or future matters.

  • Represention of clients in the acquisition or leasing of sites in connection with cannabis and hemp operations.


Honors & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2023
  • Selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey Law Journal, Unsung Heroes, 2021

The Rising Stars list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

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News & Insights


Community & Professional

  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY)
    • Secretary, July 2021 to Present
    • Treasurer, July 2019 to June 2021
    • Vice President of Membership, June 2017-June 2019
  • Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey (APALA-NJ)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


B.S., The College of New Jersey

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law

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