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Robert C. Brady concentrates his practice on business litigation. His practice has a particular emphasis on representing large franchisors and licensors in commercial disputes, trademark litigation and enforcement of franchise and license agreement obligations. Additionally, Mr. Brady has extensive experience in litigation involving covenants not to compete, and confidentiality provisions. He often litigates matters involving partnership and shareholder disputes (including oppression and dissenter’s rights cases). Mr. Brady is also well versed in financial services litigation focused upon the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (“FDCPA”), Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) and the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”).

A member of the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania Bars, Mr. Brady has participated in trials, appeals, and hearings in both state and federal court throughout the region. Mr. Brady regularly appears in New Jersey's Chancery Courts including expedited litigation and injunction proceedings. Mr. Brady is also experienced with arbitration and mediation proceedings before the American Arbitration Association and similar dispute resolution bodies.

Mr. Brady is a Master in the John C. Lifland American Inn of Court. Mr. Brady has been recognized by the Super Lawyers as a Rising Star and by Benchmark Litigation as a Future Star. Mr. Brady serves as an adjunct professor of law at Seton Hall University School of Law, where he teaches appellate advocacy. In 2007, Mr. Brady was a finalist for the SBA’s Adjunct Professor of the Year Award. Mr. Brady regularly speaks at continuing legal education seminars on issues related to franchise law and civil procedure.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Brady clerked for the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, U.S.D.J., in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Honorable John E. Keefe, P.J.A.D., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.


Practice areas


  1. Franchising: 20%
    6 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    6 years
  3. Business: 20%
    6 years
  4. Contracts: 20%
    6 years
  5. Banking: 20%
    6 years

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Gibbons P.C.
One Gateway Center
Newark, NJ, 07102-5310


NYCurrently registered 200207/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Future StarBenchmark Litigation2011
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers2010
Futue StarBenchmark Litigation2010
Future StarBenchmark Litigation2009
Rising StarNew Jeresy Super Lawyers2009
Future StarBenchmark Litigation2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorSeton Hall Law School2003 - Present
Law Clerk to the Honorable Joel A. Pisano, U.S.D.J.United States District Court for the District of New Jersey2001 - 2002
Law Clerk to Honorable John E. Keefe, P.J.A.D.Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar Association, Equity Jurisprudence CommitteeN/A2011 - Present
New Jersey State Bar Association, Franchise Law CommitteeN/A2008 - Present
John C. Lifland American Inn of CourtMaster2005 - Present
Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New JerseyN/A2002 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationForum on Franchising2002 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawTrial AdvocacyLL.M - Master of Laws2002
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Villanova UniversityN/AMA - Masters1999
University of MassachusettsN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Handling Contract/Commercial Litigation IssuesVoid, Voidable, Unenforceable Contracts2011
Thomson West Web CastFranchising: Issues to Consier for Potential Franchisors2010
New Jersey State Bar Association, Franchise Law CommitteeTake Down Those Signs2009
GC Mid-Atlantic MonthlyRoundtable on Franchise Law2008