Attorneys

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
Arbitration
Corporate Law
Franchise 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
Education:
Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York, 1979
J.D.
Honors: American Jurisprudence Award for Criminal Law


Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1976
B.A.
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:
New Jersey Super Lawyer, Business Litigation (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)


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


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
Member


Justice Morris Pashman Inns of Court, 1998 - 2004
Barrister


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


New Jersey Bar Association
Member


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



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