Pierre Chwang is an associate in the Business and Commercial Litigation group at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A., focusing his practice on commercial litigation, including matters arising from breach of contract, complex construction, legal malpractice, land use, and shareholder and business disputes. He has successfully represented clients at the trial and appellate levels of the New Jersey Superior Court. In addition, he sits on the firm’s Political Contributions committee.
Prior to joining Wilentz, Pierre clerked for the Honorable Margaret Goodzeit, P.J. Ch., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity Part. He earned his law degree at Rutgers Law School in 2018, where he served as a member of the Rutgers Law School Constitutional Rights Clinic. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in 2012.
He is admitted to practice in New Jersey.
- Handled an appeal on behalf of a Trustee of the Sylvester L. Sullivan Grantor Retained Income Trust in Sullivan v. Max Spann Real Estate and Mengxi Liu. The litigation arose following the auction of a $1.21 Bernardsville home when the buyer, after failing to secure a mortgage, filed litigation seeking to invalidate the contract and recoup her 10% deposit. On November 13, 2020, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court upheld a July 2019 Superior Court ruling in a 2-1 majority decision affirming that the three-day attorney-review period exempts real estate auction sales.
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