September 18, 2019

Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.

Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. is a multi-specialty law firm dedicated to providing sophisticated, complex legal services and solutions. The attorneys maintain personal relationships and gather in-depth knowledge of clients’ businesses and industries to construct both sound legal advice and effective strategies to resolve business issues. With a focus on responsiveness and producing results with outstanding value to their clients’ bottom line, the firm provides experienced legal representation in a wide variety of practice areas, including: Corporate and Business; Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy; Environmental; Healthcare; Intellectual Property and Technology; Labor and Employment; Litigation; Real Estate, Land Use and Development; and Trusts and Estates. 

Located in Red Bank, Trenton, and Holmdel New Jersey as well as in New York City,  New York,  the firm was founded over 50 years ago by John C. Giordano, Jr. Our approach to client service is to build lasting, trusted relationships that produce results with outstanding value for our clients. Strong lines of communication and focus on the bottom-line business objectives remain at the forefront of all our relationships. Clients can be assured that their attorneys are working hard to find solutions and to meet their needs in a resourceful and cost-effective manner.

Contributing authors from Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.:

Jeri L. Abrams, Giordano Halleran, Employment Documentation Lawyer, Workplace Litigation Attorney,Labor & Employment
Shareholder
Jeri focuses primarily on employment law, with an emphasis on drafting and negotiating complex employment-related documentation, such as executive employment, consulting, restrictive...
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John A. Aiello, Corporate and Securities Attorney, Giordano Law Firm, Shareholder
Shareholder
John, chair of the Corporate and Securities Law Practice Area, concentrates his practice on corporate and securities matters. His practice focuses on various aspects of corporate finance,...
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J. Scott Anderson, Real Estate Development Attorney, Giordano Law Firm, Planned Real Estate Development, Land Use & Development Law, Renewable Energy, Community Association Law, Real Estate, Redevelopment
Shareholder
Scott, Co-Chair of the Real Estate Practice Area and Chair of the Planned Real Estate Development Practice Area, focuses primarily on the development of residential, commercial and mixed...
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Kurt E. Anderson, Intellectual Property Attorney, Giordano Law Firm, Intellectual Property & Technology Corporate,Business and Banking,Business Law, Trademark and Copyright Law, Licensing, Commercial Lending
Shareholder
Kurt's practice focuses on technology and intellectual property. He counsels clients in the following areas:  Licensing and US and international transactional matters (e.g., development...
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James M. Andrews, Giordano Law Firm, Corporate litigator,Litigation Matrimonial & Family Law,Insurance Law,Corporate Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation, Patent Litigation, Product Liability Defense, Matrimonial
Shareholder
Jim Andrews focuses his practice in the areas of corporate/commercial litigation, environmental law, matrimonial law and product liability defense. He has tried over seventy significant...
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Anjali Baxi, Giordano Halleran Law Firm, Healthcare Attorney, New Jersey health Law,Cannabis Law,Government Affairs,Business Transactions, Health Care Law Regulation, Medicare and NJ Medicaid Enrollment
Counsel
Anjali has been practicing law for 15 years, mainly focused on health care transactional and regulatory matters. She prepares and reviews LOIs, purchase agreements and other transaction...
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Jay S. Becker, Giordano Law Firm, Labor & Employment, Cannabis Law, Corporate Labor Relations Employment Law and Litigation
Shareholder
Jay, chair of the Labor and Employment Practice Area, devotes his practice to labor relations and employment law and litigation on behalf of management. His experience includes conducting...
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Peter B. Bennett, Giordano Law Firm, Of Counsel, White Collar Criminal Defense, Internal Corporate Investigations,Government Investigations,White Collar Crime Litigation, Health Care, Health Care Fraud and Abuse
Of Counsel
Peter, Chair of the Government Investigations/White Collar Crime Practice Area, devotes his practice to white collar criminal defense, internal corporate investigations and the defense of...
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Bernard J. Berry, Jr., Giordano Law Firm, Corporate & Business Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy, Business and Banking,Business and Banking Law and Litigation, Financial Transactions, Creditors' Rights - Bankruptcy
Of Counsel
Mr. Berry is chair of the Banking Practice Area. A business counselor, he integrates the resources of the firm's practice areas to provide optimal service to the firm's clients. He counsels...
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Catherine J. Bick, Giordano Law Firm, Business Litigation, Litigation Construction Law & Litigation Insurance Law Community Association Law
Shareholder
Cathy devotes her practice to commercial and business litigation matters. She represents individuals and entities in the business community on all manners of disputes and stages of...
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Michael A. Bruno Shareholder Giordano Halleran & Ciesla Real Estate Land Use & Development Law Corporate & Business Litigation Renewable Energy Affordable Housing Energy, Climate Change and Public Utilities Business and Banking
Shareholder
Mike, chair of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla's Redevelopment practice area and co-chair of our Real Estate practice area, focuses his practice area on real estate transactions and...
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Ari G. Burd, Shareholder, Giordano Law Firm, Labor & Employment, Cannabis Law, Health Care
Shareholder
Ari devotes his time to assisting and defending employers with regard to traditional employment issues. He frequently counsels employers for compliance with New Jersey laws and has...
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Kyle J. Campanile Giodano Law FIrm
Associate
Kyle Campanile is an Associate in the firm's Real Estate, Redevelopment and Planned Real Estate Development Practice Area. Mr. Campanile focuses his practice on commercial real estate and...
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Donald F. Campbell Jr., Giordano Law Firm, Bankruptcy Attorney Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Community Association Law Corporate & Business Litigation
Shareholder
Mr. Campbell focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, bankruptcy litigation, commercial foreclosures, receiverships, creditors rights, workouts, commercial loans and related...
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Michael J. Canning, Giordano Law Firm, Litigation Professional Liability Insurance Law
Shareholder
Mr. Canning, co-chair of the Litigation Practice Area, has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a civil trial attorney. He devotes his practice primarily to commercial...
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Monica J. Ceres, Giordano Law Firm, Commercial real Estate attorney
Of Counsel
Ms. Ceres devotes her practice to the negotiation of commercial real estate leases and the registration of planned real estate developments. Specifically, Ms. Ceres counsels individual and...
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Beth Christian, Giordano Law firm, Health Care Attorney,Health Care Fraud and Abuse, Cannabis Law, Non-Profit Law
Shareholder
Ms. Christian's practice is devoted to Health Care Law and legal issues facing Health Care facilities licensed professionals and non-profit organizations. She has over twenty years of...
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Frank R. Ciesla, Giordano Law Firm Health Care Litigation Health Care Fraud and Abuse Tax Health & Hospital Law
Of Counsel
Mr. Ciesla is Chair Emeritus of the firm's Health Care Law Practice Area. His practice is primarily devoted to Health Care and Government Contracts Law. He counsels clients on legal...
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Patrick S. Convery Giordano Law firm, Acquisitions and Mergers Corporate Law Business Contracts Health Care Transactions Corporate Finance Shareholder Disputes Business Litigation Cannabis Law
Shareholder
Pat's practice is devoted primarily to Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Business Transactions and Business Litigation. He has counseled clients on a wide variety of business matters...
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Steven J. Corodemus Giordano, Halleran and Ciesla, Government Affairs/Transactional Land Use and Real Estate Development Government Affairs Land Use & Development Law Real Estate Cannabis Law Energy, Climate Change and Public Utilities
Of Counsel
Steve focuses his practice on government affairs, transactional, and real estate development. As Chairman of the law firm's Government Affairs Department, he seeks to identify expeditious...
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Steven M. Dalton, Giordano Law Firm, Attorney, Environmental - Land Use, Environmental - Site Remediation, Land Use & Development Law ,Cannabis Law, Real Estate, Renewable Energy, Environmental Law, Land Use Law, Litigation
Shareholder
Steve's primary practice is in Environmental Law. He is able to utilize his background in environmental sciences to anticipate, understand and address the issues that his clients confront....
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Timothy J. DeHaut, Real Estate Attorney, Giordano Halleran Law firm,Real Estate Land Use & Development Law Construction Law & Litigation Renewable Energy Community Association Law Energy, Climate Change and Public Utilities
Shareholder
Tim, Co-Chair of the Construction Law & Litigation Department, maintains a broad-based transactional and commercial litigation practice, with particular focus on construction, real...
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Timothy J. Dengler, Giordano Law Firm, Trust and Estates Attorney Trusts & Estates Elder Law Trust and Estate Planning Estate Administration & Litigation Taxation
Shareholder
Tim focuses his practice on all aspects of trust and estate planning, estate administration, estate litigation and taxation. His clients include high net worth individuals and families with...
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Afiyfa H. Ellington  Counsel Litigation Environmental & Land Use Litigation Construction Law & Litigation Insurance Law
Counsel
Afiyfa focuses her practice in litigation and appeals with an emphasis on contract, business, commercial, environmental and land use.  She analyzes case law pertinent to a variety of legal...
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Robert J. Feinberg, Real Estate Litigation Attorney, Giordano Law firm
Shareholder
A member of the firm's Policy Committee, Mr. Feinberg focuses his practice on complex business and real estate litigation, the representation of corporations, shareholders and executive...
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Matthew Fiorovanti,Shareholder, rent disputes, partnership, shareholder and LLC breakups, new jersey law firm, Giordano halleran
Shareholder
Matt focuses his practice on complex business and commercial litigation, involving all aspects of a business, such as rent disputes, partnership, shareholder and LLC breakups, issues...
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Philip D. Forlenza, Giordano Law Firm, Shareholder,
Shareholder
Phil's practice is devoted primarily to Corporate Finance/Securities Law, Acquisitions/ Mergers and Business Law. Phil counsels clients with respect to the raising of capital in the public...
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Michael J. Gross, Giordano Law Firm, Environmental Attorney
Shareholder/Managing Partner
Mike, chair of the Environmental Law Practice Area, handles all aspects of New Jersey and federal environmental law, including permitting and litigation, CAFRA, sewage disposal and water...
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John A. Giunco, Giordano Law Firm, Shareholder,Land Use & Development Law Renewable Energy Real Estate Tax Appeals
Shareholder
John  devotes his practice to the acquisition, development, sale and financing of real estate. He has a substantial background in business law and real property taxation. He advises clients...
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Steven P. Gouin, Giordano Law Firm, Real Estate Attorney
Associate
Steve is a shareholder and member of the firm’s Real Estate and Renewable Energy practice groups. Across all aspects of his practice, Steve strives to provide clients with quick, efficient...
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Carmella Gubbiotti Land Use Attorney Giordano Halleran & Ciesla
Associate
Carmella focuses her practice on a variety of environmental and land use matters, including remediation, development, redevelopment, zoning, business counseling, corporate transactions, as...
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The attorneys in the Health Care Practice Area counsel clients on a broad range of problems, integrating traditional legal principles with the special body of federal and state law...
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The attorneys in the Labor & Employment Practice Area represent clients on all aspects of traditional labor and corporate employment law matters. We recognize that employers are...
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Gerald Lally Corporate Finance Attorney Giordano Halleran Ciesla
Shareholder
Jerry is a transactional lawyer who has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities law, business law and tax law. He represents acquirers and sellers of...
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The attorneys in the Litigation Practice Area are devoted to pursuing the claims of and defending the rights and interests of our clients in various commercial, contract, and regulatory...
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Christopher J. Marino Litigation Attorney Giordano Halleran Ciesla
Associate
Chris has a bi-coastal litigation practice focusing on general commercial and business disputes, trademark law, copyright law, trade secret law and unfair business practices, and...
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Donna A. McBarron, Giordano Halleran Law firm, real estate lawyer, redevelopment attorney
Of Counsel
Donna is of-counsel to the Real Estate and Leasing Departments. She has over 20 years of experience dealing with complex commercial real estate matters, negotiating commercial leases, and...
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C. Justin McCarthy, Shareholder, Real Estate Lawyer, Land Use Attorney, Giordano Halleran Law Firm
Shareholder
Justin, a shareholder in the Land Use & Development Practice Group, focuses his practice on matters associated with residential and commercial real estate including, but not limited to...
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David J. Miller Shareholder environmental regulatory, real estate and corporate transactional matters attorney
Shareholder
Dave is an environmental attorney with experience in the private and public sectors who focuses his practice on environmental regulatory, real estate and corporate transactional matters. He...
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Marc D. Policastro Shareholder Giordano Law Firm, Business Attorney
Shareholder
Marc, Chair of the Environmental Department, is a transactional, business attorney, who focuses his practice in development, redevelopment, environmental compliance cases, corporate...
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Sean E. Regan Shareholder Giordano Law Firm, Commercial Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Sean focuses his practice on commercial litigation and general litigation. He is primarily involved in real estate, construction and corporate disputes. With regard to real estate, Sean...
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Laurence I. Rothstein Real Estate Lawyer Giordano Law Firm
Shareholder
Larry, co-chair of the firm's Leasing Practice Group, focuses his practice in the areas of commercial real estate leasing and land use and development. He handles a variety of matters...
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John A. Sarto, Giordano Law firm, Real Estate Attorney
Associate
John is a shareholder in the Land Use & Development Law, and Affordable Housing practice areas of the firm.  He represents property owners, investors, and commercial and residential...
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Paul H. Schneider, Giordano Law Firm, Litigation Attorney
Shareholder
Paul, Chair of the Environmental & Land Use Litigation Practice Area, focuses his practice in environmental, redevelopment, land use, regulatory, real estate and affordable housing law...
732-741-3900
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Brian Shemesh Real Estate Lawyer Giordano NJ
Associate
Brian, an Associate in the firm's Real Estate Practice Area, focuses his practice on all land-related matters, including redevelopment projects, commercial real estate transactions, and...
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John Sikora Corporate Lawyer Giordano Law Firm
Associate
John assists clients with the planning and organization of businesses, with corporate governance matters, and with various business transactions, including sales and purchases of businesses...
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Melissa V. Skrocki, Giordano Law Firm, Business Attorney
Shareholder
Melissa focuses her practice on counseling business clients through various transactions with an emphasis on intellectual property issues. Melissa's business law practice includes the...
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Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. has been selected for a 2018 NLR Go-To Thought Leadership award for their coverage of New Jersey Health Care regulatory developments. The attorney-authors at Giordano write regular updates on New Jersey Health Care Regulations, keeping NLR readers up to date on the information they need to know. 

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