Christine D. Petruzzell: Lawyer with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.

Christine D. Petruzzell

Woodbridge,  NJ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • State and Local Property Tax
  • Appellate Lawyers
University Douglass College, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolRutgers School of Law - Newark, J.D., 1976
Admitted1976, United States District Court for District of New Jersey; 1976, New Jersey; 2014, United States Supreme Court; 1982, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
BornBayonne, New Jersey, November 20, 1951

Christine D. Petruzzell has been a shareholder of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. since 1985 where she has practiced law since 1980. She concentrates in commercial litigation in the areas of practice indicated above, and has handled both the litigation and mediation of such disputes. She is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation Team as well as the Appellate Practice Group and is Chair of the Real Estate Tax Appeals GroupMs. Petruzzell is a member of the American Bar Association and of the New Jersey State, Middlesex and Union County and Federal Bar Associations and of Women Lawyers of Union County. She served as Chair of the Equity Jurisprudence Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA) (June 2005-June 2007) and is a member of the Appellate Practice Committee. Ms. Petruzzell was also a member and contributing editor of the Editorial Board of the New Jersey Lawyer from January 1999-November 2008. In 2005, Ms. Petruzzell was appointed to the Supreme Court Committee on the Rules of Evidence and serves on the New Jersey Supreme Court on Character (appointed July 2007)Ms. Petruzzell's community service activities include having served as Chair of the Board of Trustee of Monarch Housing Associates during 2002-2004, of which she remains a Trustee and as President of the Rutgers Newark Law School Alumni Association during 2004-2005Ms. Petruzzell's publications include Brief Thoughts On Effective Brief Writing, NJ Lawyer Magazine (Apr. 2009), Don't Go Blindly Into That Law Blog, NJ Lawyer Magazine (Feb. 2008), The Elective Share: An Often Illusory Right, 176 N.J.L.J. 748 (May 31, 2004), Accrual of Actions for Negligent Property Appraisal, NJ Lawyer (Sept. 11, 2000), Protection of Confidential Information In The Absence Of A Non-Disclosure Agreement, Corporate Legal Advisor (Summer, 1996)

Area of Emphasis

Partnership and Shareholder Disputes

Restrictive Covenant Litigation

Trade Secret/Unfair Competition Litigation

Construction Litigation

Contract Litigation

Probate Litigation

Real Estate Tax Appeals


Appellate Practice

Chancery Practice

Lawyer Publications

•Appellate Docket - Fall 2008
•Brief Thoughts on Effective Brief Writing
•Don't Go Blindly Into That Law Blog
•Protection of Confidential Business Administration
•Real Estate Tax Appeals - Facts, Dates and Deadlines
•The Elective Share An Often Illusory Right


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Office Information

Christine D. Petruzzell

90 Woodbridge Center Drive, Suite 900, Box 10
WoodbridgeNJ 07095


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