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Robert L. Ritter 
Hackensack, New Jersey
Partner, since 1994
Municipal Judge, Alpine, New Jersey, since 2007
phone 201-488-2600
fax 201-488-5059
email Email Me

Areas of Practice:
Commercial and Chancery Litigation
Probate Litigation
Construction Litigation
State and Federal Appeals
Business Disputes
Franchise Law
Corporate Law
Purchase and Sale of Businesses
Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate and Asset Based Financing
Professional Malpractice
Bar Admissions:
New Jersey, 1979
New York, 1989
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1979
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1989
Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1979
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Criminal Law

Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1976
Honors: Cum Laude
Major:  Political Science

Representative Cases:
Riley v. Simmons, 839 F. Supp. 1113 (D.N.J. 1993) rev'd 45 F. 3d 76 (3d Cir. 1995)
Prudential Insurance co. of America v. United States Gypsum, 711 F.Supp. 1244 (D.N.J. 1989)
U.S. Golf Ass'n v. U.S. Amateur Golf Ass'n, 690 F.Supp. 317 (D.N.J. 1989)
Hartman v. Blinder, 687 F.Supp. 938 (D.N.J. 1987)
State of New York v. SCA Services, Inc., 844 F. Supp. 926 (S.D.N.Y. 1994)
In Re De Cicco of Montvale, Inc., 239 B.R. 475 (Bkrtcy.D.N.J. 1999)
Mack Paramus Co. v. Mayor and Council, 201 N.J. Super. 508 (App. Div. 1985), rev'd 103 N.J. 564 (  1986)
Ricciardi v. Weber, 350 N.J. Super. 453 (App. Div. 2002)
Brawer v. Brawer, 329 N.J. Super. 273 (App. Div.), cert. denied 165 N.J. 138 (  2000)
Borra v. Borra, 333 N.J. Super.607 (Ch. Div. 2000)
Marxe v. Marxe, 233 N.J. Super. 247 (Ch. Div. 1989)
Blair v. Anik Liquors, 210 N.J. Super. 636 (Law. Div. 1986)
Honors and Awards:
Martindale-Hubbell AV (highest rating) 1994 - 2009

New Jersey Super Lawyer, Business Litigation (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)

Best Lawyer in America, Commercial Litigation (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

New York Area's Top Lawyers (2007, 2008)

Professional Associations and Memberships:
New Jersey Supreme Court Ethics Committee for Bergen County, 1994 - 1998

New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Character, 1997 - 2008; Chair of Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties and Member of Statewide Panel, 2002 - 2008

Bergen County Judicial Appointments Committee, 2001-2004, 2005 - present

Justice Morris Pashman Inns of Court, 1998 - 2004

Bergen County Bar Association Member, 1979-present; President, Young Lawyers Division, 1986

New Jersey Bar Association

Past Employment Positions:
Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, Partner, 1985 - 1994

Key Practice Areas Other Resources News, Events & Seminars Why Hire Us?

We are more than just a winning team. Our firm’s success is due to the combination of experience, knowledge and high-quality representation with an attentive, concerned approach to our long term clients and friends. Whether you need an experienced business counsel, a civil litigation attorney, a real estate attorney, a family law practitioner or an estate and trust specialist, we look forward to serving your needs.

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