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Peter R. Spirgel has a general business practice with special emphasis on taxation, estate planning and corporate mergers and acquisitions. He also represents businesses in loan transactions, real estate acquisitions and development.

Mr. Spirgel's many years of legal experience include the representation of clients in such matters as:

  • Tax-free mergers, sales and acquisitions

  • Structuring complex estate plans to minimize tax liability

  • Documenting and mediating shareholder relationships

  • Private security offerings for start-up ventures

  • Counseling privately-held businesses

He is the author of numerous articles on such topics as:

  • "How Taxing is the Domestic Partnership Act?"

  • "Corporate Business Tax Credit for Eligible Brownfields Remediation Costs"

  • "Attachment of Retirement Benefits: How Safe is Your Nest-Egg?"

  • "Tax Planning for the Deduction of Home Mortgage, Real Estate Tax and Property Insurance Payments in Separations and Divorce"

  • "The Real Estate Sales Full Disclosure Act - Take Two"

  • "Payment of ‘Trust Fund Taxes' Before Bankruptcy Held Not To Be Voidable Preferences"

  • "New Jersey Construction Lien Law"

Community Service, Affiliations and Recognition

  • Mr. Spirgel is an officer and member of the board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey and serves as the Chamber’s vice president of government affairs. He is also a member, director, and past president of the Mount Laurel Rotary Club.

  • In 2005 and 2006, he was featured in New Jersey Monthly magazine, where he was voted a "New Jersey Super Lawyer" in Business Law.


Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 34%
  2. Real Estate: 33%
  3. Business: 33%

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Contact info

1810 Chapel Ave W 3rd Fl
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002

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1810 Chapel Ave W
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002



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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney List, 2003 - 2005, and 2009 - 2012SJ Magazine2012
Named to the "Legal Elite" listSmart CEO Magazine2011
Awesome Attorneys of South JerseySouth Jersey Magazine2009
New Jersey Super Lawyer, 2005 and 2006New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2006
Rated AV® Preeminent™Martindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
NJ Governor-Elect Christopher Christie's Treasury Dept. Transition SubcommitteeMemberN/A
Burlington County Bar Association, Taxation CommitteePast ChairpersonN/A
Camden County Bar Association, Taxation CommitteePast ChairpersonN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Temple University - James E. Beasley School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1988
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
Boston UniversityN/AOther - Bachelors1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Rutgers Quarterly Business OutlookGreen Energy2012
Raising Money for a Profitable ROIFrom Start-ups to Established Enterprises2012
Raising Money for a Profitable ROIFrom Start-ups to Established Enterprises2012
Partnership Issues in Less Than Profitable TimesPartnership Issues2012
American Law InstituteMerging and Acquiring Law Firms for Firms of All Sizes2012
Successful Law Firm Management – Attorney CompensationAttorney Compensation2011
Rutgers Quarterly Business OutlookHuman Capital and Small Businesses2011
Raising Money and Negotiating with InvestorsRaising Money and Negotiating with Investors2011
Philadelphia SmartCEO Attorney’s RoundtableCEO Roundtable2011
24th Annual Conference & Workshops on Law Firm Management & EconomicsSuccession and Client Transition2011
24th Annual Conference & Workshops on Law Firm Management & EconomicsTensions Surrounding Partner Compensation2011
Rutgers Quarterly Business OutlookEconomic Forecast for the Region2010
October 2010 Rutgers Quarterly Business OutlookBusiness2010