Matthew J. Schiller, Jemi Goulian Lucey, Jessica Goldfinger Flynn and Elyse H. Wolff were appointed to positions within the New Jersey State Bar Association at the Bar’s Annual Meeting in May 2016. Mr. Schiller, a partner in the Real Estate and Redevelopment & Land Use Departments, was appointed Assistant Secretary/Legislative Coordinator for the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section. Ms. Lucey, counsel in the firm’s Litigation Department, was installed as Treasurer of the Federal Practice Section. Ms. Flynn, an associate in the Litigation Department, was installed as Secretary of the Women in the Profession Section. Ms. Wolff, an associate in the Litigation Department, was installed as Co-Secretary of the Construction Law Section.
Mr. Schiller concentrates his practice in commercial real estate law. His work encompasses a wide range of commercial real estate transactional and litigation matters throughout New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Mr. Schiller's transactional experience includes the acquisition, disposition, leasing and management of office, retail and industrial properties. He also represents special servicers in connection with loan workouts and modifications, foreclosures, REO sales and loan sales. In addition, Mr. Schiller’s practice includes seeking municipal and state land use approvals for commercial and residential developments.
Ms. Lucey concentrates her practice on commercial litigation, with a particular focus on complex commercial litigation, professional negligence defense and the productive use of litigation technology to reduce litigation costs and increase efficiency. She represents clients across a broad range of matters, including construction and engineering, civil fraud and business torts, employment related matters, commercial contract disputes, banking and professional malpractice.
Ms. Flynn’s practice focus is commercial litigation. She represents financial institutions in disputes involving various types of financial products, individual and commercial account relationships, and lending and mortgage transactions. Her work in this area includes defending lenders against individual consumer claims and class actions arising out of mortgage foreclosure and loan origination practices and procedures.
Ms. Wolff’s practice encompasses general commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis in the areas of employment, construction, condominium and community association law. She has been involved with numerous complex, multi-party construction defect and transition litigations, representing both developers and associations. She also provides general representation to associations, including the drafting of contracts, resolutions and amendments to governing documents.