Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP

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Chairman: Paul A Rowe
Managing Partners: W Raymond Felton, Mark H Sobel
Number of partners: 55
Number of total lawyers: 97  

Firm Overview:
The firm marked its 100th anniversary in 2014, serving a broad range of local, regional and national clients with interests in New Jersey and surrounding areas. Client trust and loyalty are earned through creative and cost-effective representation, proactive strategies, attention to detail and relationship-oriented service. Nine core departments and numerous interdisciplinary practice groups create an integrated profile that meets the needs of entrepreneurs, small and mid-market businesses, large corporations, public entities, and individuals.

Main Areas of Practice: 

  • Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Redevelopment & Land Use
  • Tax, Trusts & Estates
  • Family Law

Litigation:
Recognized among New Jersey’s premier litigation teams, the practice encompasses commercial and business litigation and matters related to employment, real estate, environmental, estate, healthcare, product liability, bankruptcy, banking, creditors’ rights, public entity liability, personal injury, chancery practice and ADR. The firm handles complex and ‘bet the company’ litigation and more routine matters, customizing an appropriate litigation strategy that considers the clients’ objectives, business and personal circumstances, financial considerations, and other relevant factors. Clients include public and private sector entities.

Corporate:
A key competency of the corporate practice is its sophisticated knowledge of big picture issues and the fine point details of business dealings. The group serves as general counsel to companies without in-house legal resources. Strengths include mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, securities offerings and franchise law. Clients include individuals, entrepreneurs, mid-market companies, family-owned businesses and large corporations in manufacturing, food and beverage, retail, automotive, real estate, transportation, energy, healthcare, banking and finance.

Employment Law:
The employment practice offers cost-effective representation in employment counseling, compliance, and litigation, with a primary focus on management. Employment litigation experience encompasses discrimination, harassment, unlawful retaliation, whistleblower, wrongful discharge, workplace torts, wage and hour issues, and disputes arising from employment agreements. Counseling focuses on employment practices and policies, compliance issues, risk management, HR audits, investigations, management and employee training programs, employee benefits, executive compensation, anddrafting agreements handbooks. Clients include both private and public sector entities.

Environmental:
The environmental team advises on the impact of environmental laws and regulations on real estate, business and lending transactions and operations. Significant experience in transactional issues, financing and cost recovery in brownfield and contaminated property cleanups and redevelopment, Superfund, environmental land use issues, transaction-triggered environmental laws, disclosure obligations, enforcement proceedings, environmental due diligence, risk allocation, environmental insurance, EHS compliance, product stewardship and energy law. Clients include developers, property owners, manufacturers, REITs, landlords, tenants, lenders and trustees.

Healthcare:
The healthcare practice has broad expertise encompassing the complete spectrum of healthcare regulatory and compliance issues, litigation and appeals, transactional matters including mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures, Medicare, Medicaid, disproportionate hospital reimbursement matters and healthcare private equity transactions. This inclusive and comprehensive representation has earned the team statewide and national prominence within the healthcare field. Clients include many of New Jersey’s foremost healthcare systems, hospitals, medical facilities, and other healthcare entities.

Real Estate:
The real estate group provides comprehensive guidance in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and renovation of commercial, industrial and residential real estate. Experience encompasses project financing, incentives, energy efficiency, commercial tax appeals, planned real estate, brokerage law, restructuring and workouts, and community association law. Clients include buyers, sellers, lenders, owners, landlords, tenants, investors, corporations and REITs.

Redevelopment & Land Use:
The redevelopment and land use team focuses on projects of all sizes and levels of complexity, including residential, industrial, retail, office and mixed-use. Services include project siting and property acquisition, financing and incentives, redevelopment agreements, construction and environmental issues, zoning and land use planning, due diligence, permits, representation before boards and regulatory agencies, appeals, prerogative writ actions and litigation. Clients include developers and public sector entities.

Tax, Trusts & Estates:
The tax and estates practice offers legal services related to business and personal tax issues and disputes, estate planning and administration, wealth preservation and asset protection, succession planning, elder law, employee benefits, executive compensation, and estate litigation. Clients include individuals, corporate executives, and nonprofit entities.

Family Law:
The family law practice provides boutique service backed by a full-service business law firm. Representation encompasses divorce, custody and guardianship, child support, spousal maintenance, equitable distribution, domestic violence, adoption, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, post judgment enforcement and modifications, and planning issues for special needs individuals.

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Construction
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
Band 4
Environment
Band 2
Healthcare
Band 2
Litigation: General Commercial
Band 3
Real Estate
Band 1

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Lydia C. Stefanowicz
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Dennis A. Estis
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John D North
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Steven Nudelman
Band 2

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Alan E Davis
Senior Statespeople
W Raymond Felton
Band 2

Top Ranked Lawyers

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Alan E DavisCorporate/M&A
Paul A RoweLitigation: General Commercial
Band 1
Lydia C. StefanowiczBanking & Finance
Dennis A. EstisConstruction
David B FarerEnvironment
Christine F LiReal Estate
Jack FerskoReal Estate
Band 2
John D NorthConstruction
Steven NudelmanConstruction
W Raymond FeltonCorporate/M&A
John D NorthLitigation: General Commercial
Robert S GoldsmithReal Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Band 3
Ann M WaegerEnvironment
Barbara J. KoonzEnvironment
David A RothEnvironment

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99 Wood Avenue South

Woodbridge

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NJ 08830-2712

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