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Seth L. Dobbs

Seth L. Dobbs

Practice areas:

Business, Franchising, General Practice

About Me

Seth L. Dobbs is distinguished for his specialized expertise in representing automobile, truck and motorcycle dealers in complex commercial transactions, business and franchise disputes, regulatory compliance, operational issues and litigation.
Mr. Dobbs provides counsel to dealers regarding their rights and obligations as related to franchisors and manufacturers. Mr. Dobbs has litigated disputes, across the country, relating to terminations, ownership transfers, add-points, warranty reimbursement, franchise modification, price discrimination, warranty and incentive audits and other manufacturer programs.
Mr. Dobbs regularly counsels new and used dealers on matters relating to dealership personnel, floorplan and retail credit relationships, finance and insurance, and other regularly recurring issues.

He defends dealers against class action and other consumer lawsuits. He also conducts finance, insurance and other compliance audits for dealers in order prevent adverse actions by plaintiffs' attorneys and federal and state regulators.
In addition to automobile law, Mr. Dobbs’ practice includes representing clients in corporations, closely held businesses, policyholders, professionals, and individuals, as both plaintiffs and defendants in matters dealing with business, corporate, contractual and partnership disputes.

Mr. Dobbs believes in building relationships with his clients beyond the transaction or litigation, and offers individualized counsel and advice to help clients implement their objectives and achieve their long-term goals.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Business: 63%
  2. Franchising: 30%
  3. General Practice: 7%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Dean P Murray

    A truly zealous advocate for his clients. Look no further for outstanding representation.


    Dean Murray Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

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    Mr. Dobbs has a superior intellect and knowledge of a wide variety of practice areas. He is dynamic and engaging, whether his audience is the Court, his adversary, or his client. His ability to manage his cases effectively and efficiently is impressive, as are his writing skills. A true professional, I strongly endorse Mr. Dobbs as an attorney.


    Sara Kimball Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Archer & Greiner, PC

10 State Route 35
Red Bank, NJ, 07701



NYCurrently registered 201103/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Oral AdvocacyCALI Award for the Highest Academic Achievement2009
Tral PraticeCALI Award for the Highest Academic Achievement2009
Legal WritingCALI Award for the Highest Academic Achievement2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Of CounselArcher & Greiner, PC2014 - Present
PrincipalMargolis Dobbs LLC2013 - 2014
AssociateThe Margolis Law Firm LLC2010 - 2014
Law ClerkLewis, Johs, Avallone & Aviles LLP2008 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Phi Alpha DeltaPast President, Past Justice, Alumni Member2002 - Present
Pi Sigma Alpha- National Political Science Honor SocietyN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Touro Law SchoolLawJuris Doctorate2009
State University of New York at BuffaloPolitical Science/ PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts2006