HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. – Sept. 14, 2020 – Bertone Piccini LLP, a boutique legislation agency based mostly in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., now announced the selecting of a few new lawyers: Thomas R. McConnell, Charles J. Harriman and Owen Lipnick, each individual of whom will be “Of Counsel” at the company. Bertone Piccini also introduced the start of its family members regulation apply, including aim locations this kind of as divorce, custody, kid assistance, domestic violence and a lot more. The exercise will be led by McConnell, who has been named an “N.J. Tremendous Lawyer” five times consecutively (2016-20).
“We are unable to be happier with the new talent becoming a member of our crew at Bertone Piccini. Jointly, Tom, Owen and Charles convey decades of lawful encounter to their new roles – ranging from spouse and children law to litigation, professional genuine estate and company issues,” stated Jeremy S. Piccini, founding spouse. “This is really a testomony to our reputation and ongoing development – and also comes on the heels of an enjoyable new-companion announcement in late-2019.”
McConnell, who obtained his juris doctorate from Seton Hall University College of Law, handles a selection of loved ones legislation-associated matters, like divorce, custody, adoptions, domestic violence, baby assist, pre-nuptial and mid-marital agreements, appeals, palimony and dissolution of civil unions. He also serves as a barrister in the Barry I. Croland Family members Legislation Inn of Courtroom, assisting freshly-admitted-to-practice attorneys, and volunteers time to the Bergen County Possibilities to Domestic Violence Software, symbolizing victims of domestic violence, among other pursuits.
“I am quite excited to be a elementary component of Bertone Piccini’s advancement by developing its family members law division. The organization has recognized a popularity for consumer company,” explained McConnell. “The follow of family legislation is pretty distinctive from all other parts. The attorney-shopper marriage is complicated and the clients’ requires can modify often. I satisfaction myself on becoming able to adapt appropriately.”
Lipnick, who acquired his juris doctorate from George Washington College, has extra than 20 a long time of encounter symbolizing clients in an array of industrial, banking, buyer finance, individual bankruptcy, authentic estate, insurance policies, work, design, telecommunication and corporate issues. His consumers have ranged from both equally huge and little, together with economical institutions, authentic estate builders and other large entities, as effectively as people today associated in shareholder disputes.
Lipnick also has knowledge as an in-property attorney and served as assistant normal counsel and vice president of JPMorgan Chase Bank, the place he served direct and take care of the bank’s home finance loan litigation throughout the nation, principally its appellate litigation. Active in the group, Lipnick is also the current Finance Committee chair and previous vice president of the Unity Constitution Faculty Board of Trustees (Morristown, N.J.).
“Bertone Piccini has solidified itself as a single of northern New Jersey’s primary law corporations, with a prosperity of practical experience in corporate, fiscal and true estate matters, exactly where substantially of my encounter lies,” mentioned Lipnick. “I’m psyched to sign up for this ever-escalating staff and appear forward to the dynamic perform forward – like creating relationships with new and current clientele.”
Harriman earned his juris doctorate at Seton Hall University University of Regulation in 1979 and has just about 40 years of authorized experience focused on transactional perform within actual estate and corporate areas (e.g., negotiation of business leases and financial loans, contracts and licenses). He has represented company enterprises with annual revenue concerning $10-200 million, together with family organizations. His past operate has provided negotiating hundreds of retail leases in malls close to the country, symbolizing tenants and landlords for FedEx retail suppliers and delivery centers, representing landlord and tenants in negotiating surgi-centers and health-related offices in multi-tenant attributes, serving as outside standard counsel to the country’s major distributor of hydrochloric acid (to industrial people and “frackers” in Texas), and extra.
Considering the fact that its founding in 2010 by Grace C. Bertone and Jeremy S. Piccini, the organization has expanded to consist of 13 lawyers, with follow areas such as business serious estate, corporate and small business transactions, litigation, employment, estate setting up, family members legislation and additional. This month, the organization also employed a new industrial paralegal, Karen Steadman, who will bolster Bertone Piccini’s industrial banking and professional authentic estate methods.
Bertone Piccini LLP is certified by the Condition of New Jersey as a Gals Owned Business enterprise Business (WBE), by the State Section of Transportation as a Deprived Enterprise Entity (DBE), by the Women’s Small business Enterprise Nationwide Council (WBENC) as a WBE, and by the Nationwide Association of Minority and Women Owned Regulation Corporations (NAMWOLF). This thirty day period, the agency will also start an interactive, user-friendly new web site. Go to Bertone Piccini on line at: www.BertonePiccini.com.
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