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

Bergen County Bar Foundation: Lisa P. Parker, Trustee
Bergen County Early Settlement Program: Lisa P. Parker, Chair
Bayshore Community Hospital Foundation:  Wendell A. Smith, Board of Trustees
Big Day Out Disabled Adult Community Action Program:  Joseph M. Oriolo, Board of Trustees
Builders Political Action Committee of New Jersey: Gary S. Forshner, Trustee

Central New Jersey Legal Services:  Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
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

Garden State Equality: Justin P. Kolbenschlag, Board of Directors Action Fund Executive Committee
Greater Middlesex-Somerset Estate Planning Council:   Michael K. Feinberg, Trustee

Hackensack Meridian Health Hospitals Corporation:  Luke J. Kealy, Board of Trustees
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

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
Middlesex County Bar Association:  Andrea J. Sullivan, Immediate Past President
Middlesex County Bar Foundation:  Glenn Berman and Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
Monmouth Medical Center:  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

New Jersey Builders Association: Gary S. Forshner, Director and Chair, Bylaws and Resolutions Committee
New Jersey Family Lawyer: Lisa P. Parker, Associate Editor
New Jersey Chamber of Commerce: W. Raymond Felton, Board of Directors
New Jersey Chapter of National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals: Dennis A. Estis, Member
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 Bar Association:  Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
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, Lydia C. Stefanowicz and Ann M. Waeger, Board of Directors; Steven H. Knee, Emeritus Director
New Jersey State Bar Association Construction Law Section: Elyse H. Wolff, Vice Chair; Steven Nudelman, Co-Secretary
New Jersey State Bar Association Environmental Law Section: Daniel Flynn, Board of Directors
New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section: Mark H. Sobel (Member Emeritus), Glenn Berman, Michael R. Casale, Herbert S. Glickman and Daniel Serviss, Executive Committee
New Jersey State Bar Association Federal Practice and Procedure Section: Jemi Goulian Lucey, Treasurer
New Jersey State Bar Association Land Use Law Section: Steven Firkser, Board of Directors
New Jersey State Bar Association Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Rights Section: Emily A. Kaller, Board of Trustees
New Jersey State Bar Association Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section:  Christine F. Li, Board of Consultors; Matthew J. Schiller, Assistant Secretary & Government Liaison-Real Property
New Jersey State Bar Association Women in the Profession Section: Jessica A. Flynn, Vice Chair; Stephanie G. Reckord and Andrea J. Sullivan, Board of Trustees
New Jersey Women Lawyers Association: Jemi Goulian Lucey, Co-Chief Financial Officer; Elyse H. Wolff, Co-Chief Operating Officer

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
Rutgers Business School Center for Real Estate:  Jack Fersko, Advisory Board

Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey: Gary S. Forshner, Director

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

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.