Our Practice

Civil and Commercial Litigation

Aronsohn Weiner Salerno & Kaufman, P.C. represents Fortune 500 companies, small corporations, and individuals in civil and commercial litigation. Our attorneys have trial experience in all facets of civil litigation in the State and Federal Courts throughout New Jersey. We also frequently mediate and arbitrate matters on behalf of clients. Gerald R. Salerno has been selected by his peers as a New Jersey Super Lawyer* in the area of Civil Litigation, an award bestowed upon the top 5% of the profession in New Jersey.

Our firm’s Civil and Commercial Litigation Practice includes a wide variety of complex
litigation matters including breach of contract claims, construction disputes, Business Entity Dissolution and Oppression Claims, Officer and Director Liability, restrictive covenants, real property disputes, bad faith claims, unfair competition and other anti-competitive practices, insurance matters, and tort actions, among other matters. We also represent numerous Creditors in all aspects of debt recovery, including debt restructuring, workout agreements, litigation, and provisional remedies, such as receiverships, attachments, and post-judgment enforcement. From simple disputes to complex commercial actions, our firm’s litigators continually handle a variety of cases.

To complement the Creditor’s Rights and Commercial Litigation Practice, our firm has developed a bankruptcy capability. Our firm’s Bankruptcy capability enables us to represent creditors and commercial entities in all types of bankruptcy matters, including proceedings to lift automatic stays, to accept or reject leases and to provide adequate protection. We also defend against preference actions and other types of adversary proceedings, as well as protect our clients in connection with any proposed plan of reorganization or liquidation. Our broad range of workout experience and knowledge of commercial and real estate law allows members of our firm to become involved in the transactions before the bankruptcy petition is filed, in order to maximize the creditor’s protection and its recovery.

Our Civil Litigation practice also includes a specialty in employment matters including the defense of employers and insurance companies against LAD claims brought for discrimination and/or harassment, breach of employment contracts, wrongful discharge and the like. Regardless of whether those claims are brought in State or Federal Court. In handling employment matters, our firm strives to obtain successful results for clients as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Our Firm also handles a variety of personal injury matters; representing plaintiffs and insurance carriers in general liability, automobile negligence and complex tort litigation