Mr. Haworth was recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of commercial litigation in New Jersey. Clients commend his strong courtroom presence and excellent analytical skills. He is a member of the Bankruptcy Law and Banking Law sections of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Federal Bar Association.
Mr. Haworth is a 1982 graduate of Rutgers School of Law - Newark, where he was a member of the Law Review, and a graduate of Franklin College.
•Duane Morris LLP
- Partner, 1999-present
•Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, Hackensack, New Jersey
- Partner, 1989-1999
- Associate, 1983-1988
•Superior Court of New Jersey
- Judicial Clerk, Honorable Wilfred P. Diana, 1982-1983
Honors and Awards
•Listed in U.S. News/Best Lawyers The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2019
•Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2006-2014 editions
•Listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers, 2005-2019
•Listed in Super Lawyers, Business Edition, 2010-2015
•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Rutgers Law Review
•Blue Key National Honor Society
•Board of Trustees, Union County United Way
•Board of Trustees, New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Civic and Charitable Activities
•President, United Way of Plainfield, North Plainfield, Fanwood and Scotch Plains
•Vice President of Development, The Plainfield Symphony Society
•Quoted in Window (seat) of Opportunity, NJBIZ, August 10, 2015
•Co-author, Pa. Appellate Court Issues Opinion in Dietz v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, Clarifying Preemption of State Common Law Claims by Fair Credit Reporting Act , Duane Morris Alert, April 16, 2012
• Shunning the Errors of the 1980's in Today's Resurging Market, New Jersey Law Journal, March 1995.
• Recent Decisions Favor Lenders Over Borrowers, New Jersey Law Journal, February 1995.
•Co-Author, Collecting Judgments in New Jersey, published by the National Business Institute, 1998.
•Note, Foreign States Sued for Their Acts Abroad: A Uniform Analysis Under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, 34 Rutgers Law Review, 538, 1982.
Selected Speaking Engagements
•Speaker, Strategies for Making the Expert a Better Witness, New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants' Business Valuation, Forensics Investigation & Litigation Services Conference, Edison, New Jersey, September 23, 2010
•Speaker, Deposition Pitfalls for Experts and How to Avoid Them, New Jersey Society of CPAs, 2008 and 2009 Annual Meetings
•Moderator and Panelist, Valuation of Businesses and Collateral in Commercial Workouts, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Chicago, Illinois, June 2007
•Panelist, Electronic Discovery in the Federal Courts, Annual Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, New Brunswick, New Jersey, April 21, 2006
•Panelist, Detecting and Responding to Fraud Schemes: Ponzi Schemes, Intercompany Transfers, Collateral Audits and Bust-Outs, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors Annual Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, June 23, 2004
•Panelist, Effective Bankruptcy Trial Practice, Annual Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, East Brunswick, New Jersey, March 12, 2004
• Nuts and Bolts of Effective Bankruptcy Trial Practice, Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, East Brunswick, New Jersey, April 2001
•Organized and Participated, Financial Institution Litigation After the Enactment of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, sponsored by The Financial Services Litigation Group of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Newark, New Jersey, March 30, 2000.
•Moderator, Litigation of Class Action Lawsuits, New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting, East Rutherford, New Jersey, May 1998.
•Panelist, Winning Strategies in Complex Litigation, New Jersey Corporate Counsel Fall Meeting, Parsippany, New Jersey, November 1997.
•Panelist, Current Banking Litigation Issues, New Jersey State Bar Association's Banking Law Section, New Brunswick, New Jersey, September 1997.
•Panelist, Issues Pertaining to Automatic Stay Litigation, Fourth Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, Princeton, New Jersey, April 1996.
•American Bar Association
•New Jersey State Bar Association
- Bankruptcy Law Section
- Banking Law Section
•Federal Bar Association
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