Stephen M. Offen

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Biography

Stephen M. Offen concentrates his practice on business law, real estate, and commercial litigation.

In the area of business law, Steve offers day-to-day counseling on a wide range of legal issues, including employment matters, corporate governance, contractual obligations and negotiations, and general business advice. He has represented both buyers and sellers in large, complex corporate transactions.

Steve has particular expertise with regard to real estate issues relating to the telecommunications industry, as well as a general real estate practice, including the buying and selling of commercial real estate, leasing matters, land development, and zoning approvals.

Steve also has a diverse litigation practice, including cases involving employment, insurance coverage, environmental, products liability, and commercial disputes. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. Since 1976, he has been a Borough attorney for the Borough of Millstone in Somerset County.

As an active member of the community, Steve is a member of the Board of Trustees and past President of both the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon and Warren Counties and the Jewish Family Service, counsel to the Wellness Community of Central New Jersey, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center in Bridgewater, and a member of the ACLU Free Legal Clinic.

Articles

Publications

Reported Cases

Rezem Family Associates, LP v. Borough of Millstone, 423 N.J. Super. 103 (app. Div. 2011), 30 A. 2d 1061
Riding v. Towne Mills Craft Centre, 166 N.J. 22 (2001)
Mandell v. Bell Atlantic Nynex Mobile, 315 N.J. Super 273 (Law Div. 1997)
U.S. Bronze v. Commerce & Industry Ins. Co., et al, 259 N.J. Super 109 (Law Div. 1992), affirmed 293 N.J. Super 12 (App. Div. 1996)
Nolan v. Control Data Corp., 243 N.J. Super 420, 579 A.2d 1252 (App. Div. 1990)
In Re Horst Oertel, 167 N.J. Super 557 (App. Div. 1979)
In Re Grossman, 157 N.J. Super 165 (App. Div. 1978)
McKenney v. Byrne, 147 N.J. Super 158 (Law Div. 1976)
U.S. v. Kramer, 19 F.Supp. 2nd 273 (D.N.J. 1998)

Awards

Stephen M. Offen has earned the Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent status. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Business Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate & Finance
  • Telecommunications

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(908) 252-4330  Phone
(908) 722-0755  Fax
https://norrismclaughlin.com
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1971
Law School Attended:
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
1974
Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1974, New Jersey; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association

•Business Law and Litigation Sections

•New Jersey State Bar Association

•Somerset County Bar Association

•The Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Rezem Family Associates, LP v. Borough of Millstone, 423 N.J. Super. 103 (app. Div. 2011), 30 A. 2d 1061; Riding v. Towne Mills Craft Centre, 166 N.J. 22 (2001); Mandell v. Bell Atlantic Nynex Mobile, 315 N.J. Super 273 (Law Div. 1997); U.S. Bronze v. Commerce & Industry Ins. Co., et al, 259 N.J. Super 109 (Law Div. 1992), affirmed 293 N.J. Super 12 (App. Div. 1996); Nolan v. Control Data Corp., 243 N.J. Super 420, 579 A.2d 1252 (App. Div. 1990); In Re Horst Oertel, 167 N.J. Super 557 (App. Div. 1979); In Re Grossman, 157 N.J. Super 165 (App. Div. 1978); McKenney v. Byrne, 147 N.J. Super 158 (Law Div. 1976); U.S. v. Kramer, 19 F.Supp. 2nd 273 (D.N.J. 1998); Representative Matters: Represented wireless telecommunications company in deployment of infrastructure in public rights of ways throughout the state of New Jersey.; Represented wireless telecommunications company in licensing and leasing for in building radio distribution and distributed antenna systems.; Represented wireless telecommunications company in leasing and buying property throughout the Northeast for network cell sites.; Represented Fortune 100 in connection with transfer of real estate assets throughout the country as part of merger and acquisition transaction.; Represented developer of luxury single family homes in various jurisdictions in New Jersey in obtaining required governmental approvals and sale of units.; Represented medical practice in disposition of real estate assets, leasing and merger.; Represented consumer electronics company in sale of warehouse and office space and leasing of new quarters.; Represented national window manufacturer in defense of construction claims throughout New Jersey.; Lead national counsel in defense of products liability claims for consumer product company.; Represented New Jersey municipality in defense of civil rights and exclusionary zoning claims.
ISLN:
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