Stuart A. Hoberman - Banking and Financial Services Attorney in NJ

Stuart A. Hoberman
Phone: 732.855.6052
Fax: 732.726.6518
Bar Admission:

New York, 1973
New Jersey, 1977
Pennsylvania, 1979

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L.L.M., New York University School of Law, 1973
J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1972
B.B.A., Baruch Business School, 1969

Biographical Information:

Stuart A. Hoberman is Of Counsel and senior member of the Banking & Financial Services team at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. He has over 40 years’ experience representing banks and other financial institutions with an emphasis on structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing lending transactions and other credit products. He is Past President of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a frequent lecturer for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on matters dealing with banking and finance.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations:

  • American Bar Association Business Law Section, Committee on Banking, Committee on Commercial Finance, Subcommittee on Loan Documentation, Subcommittee on Cross-Border Secured Transactions (past delegate, House of Delegates)
  • New Jersey State Bar Association (past President; past chair and director, Corporate and Business Law Section; past chair, Corporate Law Committee; past chair and director, Banking Law Section; past chair, Financial Transactions Committee)
  • New Jersey State Bar Foundation (past President)
  • Pennsylvania State Bar Association, Section on Business Law
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Committee on Corporate, Banking and Business Law, Chair
  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Special Committee on Surrogates’ Intermingled Trust Funds
  • Garden State Credit Associates
  • Bank Lawyers Counsel
  • New Jersey Bankers Association (past member, Loan Documentation Committee)
  • Cancer Care of New Jersey (past member, Board of Trustees)
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Association for Corporate Growth, New Jersey Chapter
  • Commercial Finance Association, New Jersey Chapter
  • Risk Management Association
  • Turnaround Management Association, New Jersey Chapter
  • The Global Commercial Finance Network


  • “Looking into the Crystal Ball:  The Business Banking Outlook for New Jersey,” New Jersey Lawyer, October 2010
  • “How to Acquire a Business,” New Jersey Business, August 2005
  • “Eight Tips to Speed Negotiations and Close More Loans,” NJBIZ, April 22, 2002
  • “Financing the Acquisition – A Guide for Buyer’s Counsel,” New Jersey Lawyer, December 2002
  • “Defining Multidisciplinary Practices,” New Jersey Lawyer, April 19, 1999
  • "The Art of the Loan Closing," American Banker, April 21, 1997 and April 23, 1997
  • "Commitment Letters Versus Proposal Letters," Chapter and Verse (National Association of Bank Loan and Credit Officers, Northern New Jersey Chapter), Spring 1992
  • "Grading the Loan:  Professional Liability for Third Party Opinions in Lending Transactions," New Jersey Lawyer, September/October, 1990
  • "Loan Participations:  Proceed with Caution," New Jersey Lawyer, Winter, 1988

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America®, Banking Lawyer of the Year, New Jersey, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law (Asset Based Lending, Commercial Finance, Finance, Loan Documentation), Corporate Law (Banking), Financial Services Regulation Law and International Trade and Finance Law
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers®, 2005-2017
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating
  • Middlesex County Bar Association, Lawyer Achievement Award
  • Boy Scouts of America Central NJ Council, Good Scout Award

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Area of Emphasis:

Asset Based Lending
Commercial Finance
Corporate Finance
Healthcare Finance
Secured Lending
Lease Finance
International Finance
Leveraged Buyout Finance
Mezzanine Finance
Real Estate Finance; Participations and Loan Syndications