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Stuart G Brecher

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Randolph, NJ

5.0   2 reviews
  • State Years
    New York - NY 36 years
    New Jersey - NJ 43 years
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1987
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 43 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1981
    Status
    Retired No misconduct found

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

About Stuart

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Practice areas

I am licensed to practice before the State Courts of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. I was awarded a J.D. degree in 1980 from Rutgers School of Law where he was elected to the Appellate Moot Court Board. I graduated with an A.B. degree in Economics in 1977 from Rutgers College, and was honored with induction into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Economics Honor Society.

 

I served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Warren Brody and the Hon. John J. Callahan of the Superior Court of New Jersey for the 1980-1981 Court Term. I am very proud to be peer-review rated "5 of 5" "AV PREEMINENT" (the highest rating) by the internationally recognized "Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory". I am included in the "Inside New Jersey" 2012 edition and the "New Jersey Legal Leaders" 2013 and 2014 editions of "New Jersey's Top Rated Lawyers" in the areas of Bankruptcy and Debtor and Creditor. I have been listed as a "NEW JERSEY SUPER LAWYER" and have been designated as a "MASTER" in the New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court. Additionally, I served for many years as an appointed member and Vice-Chair of the Randolph Township Economic Development Committee.

 

My insolvency law experience and practice extends to representing Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy trustees, corporate, individual and non-profit Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession (including the YMCA of Newark & Vicinity, Harvard Industries, Inc., and Union Nursing Home), and unsecured creditors' committees in Chapter 11 reorganization and orderly liquidation proceedings, as well as secured and unsecured creditors including lenders, equipment lessors and landlords.  I have also represented many individuals and businesses in connection with out-of-court debt settlement and restructuring.

 

I am a faculty member, have written a number of articles on a variety of bankruptcy-related topics and have spoken to various groups and organizations, including:

 

  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association
  • Lorman Education Services
  • New Jersey League of Municipalities
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association (New Jersey Chapter)

 

I am also attorney of record in a number of reported Federal and New Jersey State court decisions.

 

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Location

Law Offices of Stuart G. Brecher, LLC
14 Stratford Drive
Randolph, NJ, 07869

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | October 10, 2014
He helped me
Stuart saved the day! He did not ask a penny. A credit card collector from took me to court, I was not served with a summon. Stuart advised what I should do, and what to say. Stuart has the knowledge and he cares. Thanks Stuart! :)
Posted by Elliot | April 8, 2012
Highly Qualified and Proficient; Expert at Handling a number of Legal Issues for me.
Mr. Brecher has support me in a number of various legal matters including court appearances and property settlements. He is most proficient and professional in his approach to all of the legal matters that I was faced with. He worked with me to understand the implications of the decisions needed in each of the case. He was very understanding of my lack of knowledge of the legal system - I am an engineer - and he made the various processes and procedures that I went through as painless and quick as possible.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-375 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Member
  • Law Offices of Stuart G. Brecher, LLC
  • 2000 - Present
  • Member
  • Jacobson & Brecher, LLC
  • 1998 - 2000
  • Partner/Member
  • Lum, Hoens, Conant, Danzis & Kleinberg
  • 1990 - 1997
  • Associate attorney (1987 - 1990), Member (1990)
  • Kleinberg, Maroney, Masterson & Schachter, P.C
  • 1987 - 1990
  • Associate attorney
  • Brach, Eichler, Rosenberg, Silver, Bernstein, Hammer & Gladstone, PC
  • 1983 - 1987
  • Associate attorney
  • Ravin, Davis & Sweet, P.A.
  • 1981 - 1983
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • The Hon. Warren Brody and The Hon. John J. Callahan
  • 1980 - 1981
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Education

  • Rutgers, State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark
  • J.D.
  • 1980
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick
  • A.B.
  • 1977

Sample of Legal Cases

  • In re 2435 Plainfield Avenue, Inc. (2435 Plainfield Avenue, Inc. v. Township of Scotch Plains), 78 F.Supp.2d 482 (D.N.J. 1999)
  • Relief sought by Township of Scotch Plains granted. Affirmed by District Court and then Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • In re Top Grade Sausage, Inc., 227 F.3d 123 (3d Cir. 2000)
  • Decision below affirmed
  • In re Dale Jackson, 249 B.R. 373 (Bankr. D.N.J. 2000)
  • Motion for summary judgment granted.
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Associations

  • lawline.com faculty
  • Faculty Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Randolph Township Economic Development Committee
  • Former member and Vice-Chair
  • 1997 - 2005
  • New Jersey Bankruptcy Inn of Court
  • Master
  • 1993 - 1998

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine, Publishers of New Jersey Monthly, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2007
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • New Jersey Super Lawyer
  • Law & Politics Magazine, Publishers of New Jersey Monthly, Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2006
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2005
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2004
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2003
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2002
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2001
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2000
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1999
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1998
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1997
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1996
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Publications

  • New Jersey Law Journal - 155 N.J.L.J. 496 (Bankruptcy Law Supp.)
  • Determining Tax Liability Under Section 505(a)
  • 1999
  • New Jersey Law Journal - 154 N.J.L.J. 669
  • Creditors' Committees in Chapter 11 Proceedings
  • 1998
  • ECBF Chronicle
  • Determination of Tax Liability Under Section 505
  • 1998
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Unraveling The Mysteries Of Municipal Taxes And Their Treatment In Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • 1997
  • New Jersey Law Journal - 140 N.J.L.J. 106 (Trusts and Estates Supp.)
  • New Jersey's Qualifying Trust Exemptions: Can State Bankruptcy Protections Withstand Federal Supremacy?
  • 1995
  • NJSBA Bankruptcy Law Section Newsletter, Vol. XIV, No. 2
  • The Qualifying Trust Exemption (Exclusion?) Provisions of N.J.S.A. 25:20-1: Do They Deliver?
  • 1995
  • NJSBA Creditor and Debtor Relations Section Newsletter, Vol. XIII, No. 1
  • Corporate Authority for Filing a Voluntary Petition
  • 1991
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Speaking Engagements

  • Lawline.com webinar
  • "Your P.I. Client Has Filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy - Navigating The Minefields"
  • 2012
  • Lorman Education Services Seminar
  • Bankruptcy in New Jersey: A Creditor’s Perspective
  • 2005
  • New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education Seminar
  • Unraveling the Mysteries of Municipal Tax Treatment in Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • 1997
  • Third Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference
  • Environmental Issues
  • 1994
  • Second Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference
  • Conflicts/Ethics
  • 1993
  • NJTMA and NJSCPA Insolvency and Reorganization Committee Program
  • Highlights and Potential Ramifications on Business Bankruptcies of the National Bankruptcy Review Commission’s Recommendations for Amending the U.S. Bankruptcy Code
  • N/A
  • New Jersey Turnaround Management Association (NJTMA)Program
  • Turnarounds of Not-For-Profit Organizations
  • N/A
  • New Jersey League of Municipalities and ECBF (Debtor/Creditor Committee) Seminar
  • Bankruptcy’s Impact on Municipalities
  • N/A
  • New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association Seminar
  • Identifying and Protecting Your Company's Rights and Interests as a Creditor of a Debtor and Debtor-in-Possession in a Chapter 11 Reorganization Proceeding
  • N/A
  • ECBF (Debtor/Creditor Committee) and NJSPCA Insolvency and Reorganization Committee Seminar
  • To Be Or Not To Be...A Debtor
  • N/A
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Attorney endorsements

Received (3)
Given (1)
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Unknown Attorney | Jan 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have known Stu for over 40 years, first as a friend and classmate and then, professionally. He has consistently exhibited a level of intensity and commitment to the task at hand that few practitioners possess. I have frequently sought his counsel during the course of my representation of clients. In one particular instance, I needed help in understanding how a Chapter 7 proceeding in which my client's debts were discharged might impact his personal injury case. Stu gave me practical, concise information that I was able to understand and guided me through the maze of Bankruptcy Law. In another instance, I needed his assistance in collecting on a debt. Again, I got a straight answer to my questions and was able to handle the matter. Stu's passion for the law in general and specifically in representing his clients is palpable. After nearly 32 years of practice, that is quite an accomplishment."
Chapter 11 bankruptcy Attorney | Apr 08
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Stuart Brecher is an excellent lawyer who is well respected by his peers. I had the distinct pleasure of working with Stuart at the beginning of my career. He is extremely hard working, dedicated, results oriented, and a creative problem solver. If I ever found myself in a difficult financial situation I would want Stuart Brecher in my corner."
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Randolph Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Stuart G Brecher
Stuart G Brecher
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Randolph, NJ
Licensed for 43 years