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Public Sector Litigation

Schwartz Edelstein Law Group is highly experienced in handling general and special litigation involving public entities, including personal injury claims under Title 59, property damage claims and construction litigation. Our attorneys handle litigation and claims ranging from relatively minor injuries caused by “slip-and-fall” incidents to catastrophic or fatal injuries. They have defended matters involving allegedly dangerous conditions of public property, as well as arising from alleged negligence or misconduct by a governmental and public entity and/or its administration, officers or employees.

We have also defended public sector clients in a wide range of employment related litigation, including civil rights claims, discrimination claims, and sexual harassment claims. The Firm practices extensively at the Office of Administrative Law and at PERC, as well as in all New Jersey state and federal courts.

Schwartz Edelstein has successfully represented public entities in the defense of tort claims and personal injury matters, Open Public Records Act (OPRA) matters, Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) matters, public procurement and bid cases, election matters, breach of contract matters as well as challenges to the exercise of governmental authority.

We have a special expertise in the area of civil rights and employment law. Our attorneys handle litigation and administrative actions involving claims of state and federal civil rights violations such as age, gender and other discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and claims brought under the Law Against Discrimination, Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and 42 U.S.C. 1983.

The Benefits of Having SELG Work For You

  • Quality

    Our team has accumulated well over 100 years of combined experience representing clients in all of their legal needs. Our experience has allowed us to produce results in line with their goals and objectives. There is no substitute for experience.

  • RECOGNITION

    Our team is consistently recognized in the legal community as thought leaders and pacesetters. Our distinctions include Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Martindale Hubbell AV ratings and New Jersey Law Journal’s New Leaders of the Bar.

  • EFFICIENCY

    Efficiency and outcome are more important than hourly rate. More than a century worth of combined experience has allowed us to deliver results with an eye towards our client’s bottom line.

  • ACCESSIBILITY

    Our clients are never far from being face to face with our legal team, as we pride ourselves on offering complete access to our attorneys and staff. We have established a significant presence in New Jersey, with offices in Whippany and Mount Laurel, and serve our New York clients from our Madison Avenue office.

  • Quality
  • RECOGNITION
  • EFFICIENCY
  • ACCESSIBILITY

Our team has accumulated well over 100 years of combined experience representing clients in all of their legal needs. Our experience has allowed us to produce results in line with their goals and objectives. There is no substitute for experience.

Our team is consistently recognized in the legal community as thought leaders and pacesetters. Our distinctions include Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm, Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Martindale Hubbell AV ratings and New Jersey Law Journal’s New Leaders of the Bar.

Efficiency and outcome are more important than hourly rate. More than a century worth of combined experience has allowed us to deliver results with an eye towards our client’s bottom line.

Our clients are never far from being face to face with our legal team, as we pride ourselves on offering complete access to our attorneys and staff. We have established a significant presence in New Jersey, with offices in Whippany and Mount Laurel, and serve our New York clients from our Madison Avenue office.

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Whippany Office
100 South Jefferson Road, Suite 200, Whippany, New Jersey 07981
Tel: 973.301.0001 | Fax: 973.993.3152