With over 35 years of experience as a lawyer serving the business community, Brian brings to each new and existing client the unique ability to spot the issues, investigate the facts, analyze the law, present all viable options and develop an effective plan for resolution. Whether this plan includes negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation or appellate work, Brian’s familiarity with a wide spectrum of legal issues and businesses allows him to quickly focus on the best way to achieve results. He also has developed a reputation for his tenacious pursuit of clients’ interests. Although his sweet spots are business litigation, bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights, he also has extensive knowledge and expertise in commercial law, corporate law, real estate law and casino regulatory law.
Brian and his co-founder, Doug Ehrenworth, have stayed true to their original mission to provide the most professional, timely and efficient service to the firm’s clients, some of whom have been with the firm since its inception in 1993.
Brian has served as the Secretary for the Supreme Court of New Jersey District X Fee Arbitration Committee. He has also been recognized as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” in business litigation and has earned the AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. This rating signifies that Brian’s reviewed peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence for his legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards. A description of the standards and methodology upon which the above accolades are based can be found at: SuperLawyers and Martindale-Hubbell. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Over the last several years, Brian has also followed his passion for theater and has become involved in a number of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions and other projects.
- Temple University School of Law, J.D. 1981
- Syracuse University, Whitman School of Management, B.S. (with honors) 1978
- State of New Jersey
- State of New York
- United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey
and Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
- United States Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits
- Supreme Court of the United States
" The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. "