New Jersey is our home field advantage.

Our New Jersey roots are at the foundation of the firm’s core assets across our various areas of practice — our network of business, legal and government connections in New Jersey is without rival. Our lawyers also 'give back' by sharing their time and expertise throughout the state. Many hold leadership positions in legal industry groups, bar associations, and business organizations. A significant number serve as Board members of prominent healthcare facilities, while others are involved in the leadership of civic and community groups.  Current positions held by our attorneys here in New Jersey include:

Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey:  Raymond M. Brown, Trustee

Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation:  Wendell A. Smith, Board of Trustees
Big Day Out Disabled Adult Community Action Program:  Joseph M. Oriolo, Board of Trustees

Central New Jersey Legal Services:  Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School:  Meryl A.G. Gonchar, Advisory Board
Congregation Beth Chaim (West Windsor):  Gary K. Wolinetz, Vice President
Congregation B’nai Israel (Millburn):  Jacqueline M. Printz, Trustee

Downtown New Jersey:  Robert S. Goldsmith, President and Executive Committee 

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center:  Thomas C. Senter, Chairman, Board of Trustees
Essex-Newark Legal Services:  Lisa B. DiPasqua, Board of Trustees

Frances Foundation for Kids Fighting Cancer Inc.:  John J. Reilly, Corporate Secretary and Trustee

Greater Middlesex-Somerset Estate Planning Council:   Michael K. Feinberg, Trustee

Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey:  Jemi Goulian Lucey, Board of Directors
Holmdel Theatre Company at the Duncan Smith Theater:  Wendell A. Smith, Co-Founder; Wendell A. Smith and Luke J. Kealy, Board of Trustees
Hunterdon Healthcare System:  Barry S. Goodman, Executive Committee, Board of Trustees, Chair, Strategic Planning Committee
Hunterdon Medical Center:  Barry S. Goodman, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County:  Meryl A.G. Gonchar, Board of Trustees

Legal Services Foundation of Essex County:  Paul A. Rowe, Trustee

Mental Health Association of Essex County:  Stephen H. Knee, Vice-President and Board of Trustees; Maura E. Blau, Board of Directors
Meridian Health:  Luke J. Kealy, Board of Trustees
Middlesex County Bar Association:  Andrea J. Sullivan, President; Meryl A.G. Gonchar, 2019 Trustee
Middlesex County Bar Foundation:  Glenn Berman and Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
Monmouth Medical Center:  Arthur M. Greenbaum and Alan E. Davis, Board of Trustees
Monmouth Medical Center Foundation:  Alan E. Davis, Honorary Member, Board of Trustees
Monmouth University:  Alan E. Davis, Life Member, Board of Trustees
Monmouth University Kislak Real Estate Institute:  Arthur M. Greenbaum, Executive Advisory Council

NAIOP New Jersey Chapter:  Meryl A.G. Gonchar, Trustee
New Jersey Builders Association: Meryl A.G. Gonchar, Board of Directors, Master Sponsor Chair
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce:  W. Raymond Felton, Board of Directors
New Jersey Future:  Robert S. Goldsmith, Trustee
New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys: Dennis A. Estis, Board of Trustees
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine:  Senwan H. Akhtar, Editorial Board
New Jersey State Association of Jewish Federations:  Meryl A.G. Gonchar, Vice President
New Jersey State Bar Association Banking Law Section: Lydia C. Stefanowicz, Board of Directors
New Jersey State Bar Association Business Law Section: W. Raymond Felton, Steven H. Knee (Member Emeritus) and Ann M. Waeger, Board of Directors
New Jersey State Bar Association Construction Law Section: Elyse H. Wolff, Co-Secretary
New Jersey State Bar Association Environmental Law Section:  Maura E. Blau, Immediate Past Chair; Daniel Flynn, Board of Directors
New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section:  Mark H. Sobel (Member Emeritus), Glenn Berman, Herbert S. Glickman and Daniel Serviss, Executive Committee
New Jersey State Bar Association Federal Practice Section: Jemi Goulian Lucey, Treasurer
New Jersey State Bar Association Land Use Law Section:  Meryl A.G. Gonchar (Member Emeritus), Board of Directors
New Jersey State Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section:  Christine F. Li, Board of Consultors; Matthew J. Schiller, Assistant Secretary/Legislative Coordinator
New Jersey State Bar Association Women in the Profession Section: Jessica Goldfinger Flynn, Secretary; Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
New Jersey Women Lawyers Association: Jemi Goulian Lucey, Co-Secretary; Elyse H. Wolff, Board of Directors

Pan Karpathian Foundation, Inc.:  Anthony Giountikos, First Vice President
PlanSmart NJ:  Robert Beckelman, Board of Directors 

RWJBarnabas Health Inc.:  Alan E. Davis, Board of Trustees 

The Community YMCA (Red Bank):  Joseph M. Oriolo, Chairman, Board of Directors
Trial Attorneys of New Jersey:  Emily A. Kaller, Treasurer/Secretary, Board of Trustees

YWCA Bergen County: Jemi Goulian Lucey, Secretary and Executive Board

Our Footprint

We are proud of our profile of leadership in New Jersey, including our involvement with many exceptional organizations throughout the state that support the state's legal and business sectors and strengthen the communities in which we live and work.