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Discover Our Law Firm's Rich History

Founded in 1919 by David T. Wilentz, our firm has become a name that is synonymous with legal excellence. Our commitment to make a difference for the businesses and individuals we serve is a legacy that began almost a century ago.

The below images outline some of our richest history and showcase our influence in the world of law with moments captured in time that made us the well-known and well-respected law firm we are today.

From left to right: Morris Brown, Frederic K. Becker, Harold Smith and Warren W. Wilentz

Below is a photo of founder David T. Wilentz (center) and his sons, Robert (left) and Warren (right). David's sons followed him in his footsteps and became attorneys, both making milestone accomplishments throughout their careers. Warren W. Wilentz was appointed as county prosecutor for Middlesex County, NJ and Robert N. Wilentz was named Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.From left to right: Robert N. Wilentz, David T. Wilentz and Warren W. Wilentz

The following is a Hess Corporation ship named for founder David T. Wilentz.

MPSS Ship named for David T. Wilentz

Below are some photos of Warren W. Wilentz with a number of influential political and legal figures. The following image is Warren (center) with former United States Senator Frank Lautenburg (left) and Justice Barry T. Albin (right).

 From left to right: Former United States Senator Frank Lautenberg, Warren W. Wilentz, Justice Barry T. Albin

Warren Wilentz (right) pictured with former U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey.

From left to right: Former US Vice President Hubert Humphrey and Warren W. Wilentz

Warren (right) and Rhoda (center) Wilentz with former U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

From left to right: Former U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Rhoda Wilentz and Warren W. Wilentz

Warren Wilentz (left) pictured with Albert Arnold "Al" Gore Jr.

From left to right: Warren W. Wilentz and Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Jr.

We take pride in our history and legacy. Our founder had an uncommon determination that made him an icon of the legal profession, and his beliefts are the cornerstones of our practice. For more information about our legacy, take a look at our historical timeline.

Our commitment to make a difference started at the very beginning and is something that each and every one of our lawyers dedicates themselves to.