Howard M. Weinstein Email
Howard M. Weinstein, partner, received a Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers School of Law – Camden in 1987. While in law school he was Associate Editor of the Rutgers Law Journal, received recognition for attaining the Dean’s List and was the recipient of the 1986 American Jurisprudence Award for Trial Advocacy. He has been awarded the exemplary BV© rating in Martindale-Hubell, which identifies a lawyer with “high to very high legal ability” as a result of an extensive peer review. Bar admissions include the States of New Jersey and New York and the Federal District Courts for the District of New Jersey and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.
As a trial attorney specializing in the area of criminal law, Mr. Weinstein has extensive experience in criminal and traffic cases in both the Superior and Municipal Courts of New Jersey. In addition to his experience as a private criminal defense attorney, Mr. Weinstein has been a pool attorney for the Office of the Public Defender in Essex County since 1993, was appointed as the Millburn Municipal Public Defender in 1997 and has acted as Municipal Prosecutor and Public Defender for both the Millburn Municipal Court and the Livingston Municipal Court since 1994.
With his Millburn, NJ office being located just five minutes from the famed Mall at Short Hills, which is within the jurisdiction of the Millburn Municipal Court, Mr. Weinstein has become an expert in successfully representing individuals charged in connection with shoplifting and other criminal offenses which regularly occur at the prestigious and busy mall.
Mr. Weinstein was formerly associated with the New York City law firm of Cahill Gordon & Reindel. At Cahill Gordon he represented clients such as Drexel Burnham Lambert, the National Broadcasting Company, Dillon Read & Co. and Bankers Trust in a variety of matters including secured lending transactions, public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, and mergers and acquisitions.
From 1990 through 1992, Mr. Weinstein was associated with Hahn & Hessen, a mid-sized Manhattan law firm. While at Hahn & Hessen, he represented clients in corporate mergers and acquisitions, secured lending transactions, represented both debtors and creditors in work-outs and reorganizations and represented business entities in a variety of commercial disputes and litigation matters.
Wendy Fromer Weinstein Email
Wendy Fromer Weinstein, partner, received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1987. Concentrating her practice in the area of real estate law, Ms. Weinstein began her legal career as an associate attorney with the Wall Street law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, where she practiced in their commercial real estate department from 1987 through 1993. Ms. Weinstein has extensive experience representing clients in connection with varied real estate transactions, including commercial leasing, purchase/sale transactions of commercial properties comprising contract negotiations, due diligence, regulatory approval, and title issues, and purchase/sale of residential properties.
In addition to her extensive experience as a real estate attorney, Ms. Weinstein has handled numerous expungements of criminal records in New Jersey, and she routinely advises clients on the nuances of New Jersey’s expungement statute and the procedures and practices necessary to obtain an Order of Expungement under N.J.S.A. 2C:52 et seq.