Marvin J. Brauth: Lawyer with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.

Marvin J. Brauth

Woodbridge,  NJ  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • State and Local Property Tax
  • Franchise Law
University Colgate University, B.A., 1971
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1974
Admitted1974, New Jersey; 1974, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey; 1978, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1981, United States Supreme Court; 1988, New York; 2000, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
BornFar Rockaway, New York, February 3, 1950

Marvin Brauth, a shareholder with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. since 1981, has been associated with the firm since 1974. He practices in the areas of business litigation, franchising and trade association representation.

Mr. Brauth regularly represents franchisees in connection with the review of franchise agreements, leases, buy-sell agreements, corporate representation, disputes with franchisors and consumers, and other matters. He has litigated numerous issues involving franchise agreements and franchise laws as counsel to motor vehicle retailers, the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers (NJCAR) and other franchisees. Mr. Brauth has also litigated or arbitrated consumer disputes and class actions and has handled governmental investigations, and administrative and legal proceedings.

As counsel to NJCAR, Mr. Brauth has been involved in the drafting of much of New Jersey's franchise legislation. He has also been a frequent contributor to automotive industry publications and has lectured extensively to franchisee audiences and to attorneys on franchising issues.

Mr. Brauth is presently a member of the American Bar Association (Member, Litigation and Franchise Law sections), New Jersey State Bar Association (former Chairman of the Franchise Law Committee, Member of the Federal Practice Committee) and Middlesex County Bar Association (Chancery Law Committee and Chancery Mediator).

Area of Emphasis

Franchisee Representation and Litigation

Defense of Consumer Litigation

Arbitration and Mediation

Class Action Defense

Chancery and Federal Practice

Lawyer Publications

•Beware: The Failure To Challenge Government Access Modifications To Your Property Can Destroy Its Utility
•How to Determine Whether a Franchise is Right for You
•Route 1 Widening Project: The Condemnation Process


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Marvin J. Brauth

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


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