Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer’s lawyers have represented thousands of businesses, organizations and government agencies in New Jersey and across the United States. We have the experience, insights, and connections to help you reach your goals with efficiency and efficacy.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • The Alternative Dispute Resolution team leverages extensive experience in mediations, arbitrations, and special master appointments. ADR fundamentally addresses the challenge of steep litigation costs, driving a growing demand for these services.
  • In a case before the Appellate Division involving a novel interpretation and application of the redevelopment law, the firm defeated significant challenges in upholding the municipality's designation of its central business district as an area in need of redevelopment

Banking & Financial Services

  • Our Banking & Financial Services team specializes in structuring, negotiating, documenting, conducting due diligence, and closing diverse credit facilities. Our representation spans nationally, serving both lenders and borrowers with comprehensive support throughout the process
  • Wilentz represented a national association of fertility clinics as outside counsel in connection with its partial merger with a global medical institution in the field of reproductive endocrinology, forming the world’s largest assisted reproduction group with estimated combined enterprise value of over $1,000,000,000.

Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights

  • The Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights lawyers have extensive expertise across debtor/creditor law, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcy practice. Our representation spans a diverse range of distressed debt matters, encompassing out-of-court workouts, court-administered restructurings, collection and foreclosure services, as well as various forms of debt-related litigation in state court, chancery litigation, and federal bankruptcy court.
  • Represented a trade vendor in connection with the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Toys-R-Us, Inc., pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Business and Commercial Litigation

  • The Business and Commercial Litigation Team at Wilentz specializes in intricate business and commercial litigation, prioritizing the safeguarding of clients' broader business concerns.
  • Obtained a verdict of over $10 million on behalf of a biotech company in a trade secret case involving claims that its former employee conspired with a competitor to steal a proprietary method to synthesize artificial DNA.

Cannabis Law

  • Wilentz's Cannabis Law team offers comprehensive legal services for individuals and businesses involved in New Jersey's cannabis industry. From dispensaries to growers and municipalities, we represent a wide range of clients, providing expert advice and representation across all aspects of cannabis commerce and regulation.

Construction Law

  • The Construction Law Practice group brings together experienced real estate, land use, environmental, and litigation attorneys well-versed in construction contracts and associated complexities. We provide legal counsel to a diverse clientele including real estate developers, architects, engineers, and contractors, aiming to prevent conflicts and strategically position clients in potential litigation scenarios.


  • The Corporate Group at Wilentz offers comprehensive counsel in corporate law, securities, and regulation. We serve as strategic advisors throughout the business lifecycle, guiding clients from entity formation and regulatory compliance to succession planning, ownership changes, and executing strategic transactions like mergers and acquisitions.
  • Represented Reproductive Medicine Associates as outside corporate counsel in connection with its combination with The Valencian Infertility Institute valued in excess of $1,000,000,000. The combination formed IVI-RMA Global, one of the world's largest fertility networks, with over 200 physicians and over 300 scientists across 70 locations around the world.


  • At Wilentz, we recognize the vital role of both strategic vision and a productive workforce in business success. Our counsel navigates state and federal labor laws, ensuring compliance and minimizing the risk of claims and workplace disruptions.


  • Our Environmental Law team goes beyond mere familiarity with regulations. We integrate environmental laws into clients' business objectives, devising efficient strategies. Serving a diverse clientele, from multinational corporations to local developers, we ensure compliance while advancing business goals.

Health Law

  • Our Health Law attorneys possess extensive expertise in various healthcare legal matters, including strategy, regulation, financing, and transactions. We offer guidance on emerging legal issues, assist in entity formation, strategic transactions, and navigate the intricate regulatory landscape for healthcare businesses.

Land Use

  • Our Land Use attorneys assist various clients, including real estate developers, investors, companies, and governmental bodies, with land use approvals, regulatory issues, and related litigation at all levels.

Public Finance

  • Wilentz's Public Finance Team specializes in tax-exempt and taxable public finance transactions, including pioneering deals in New Jersey and nationwide.
  • We have served as redevelopment counsel and redevelopment bond counsel on every redevelopment project undertaken by the City of New Brunswick over the last 30 years. The redevelopment investment in New Brunswick over that time period has exceeded $2 billion, and has included public/private redevelopment projects comprising hotel construction, residential multi-family ownership/rental projects, educational and related student housing facilities, Middlesex County government facilities (new court and administration facilities), health and grocery facilities, private office space facilities and varying forms of multi-use facilities entailing public parking facilities as the foundation. 

Real Estate

  • Our Commercial Real Estate team offers comprehensive legal solutions for property investment, development, management, and financial transactions. As trusted advisers, we leverage our expertise in local markets and our presence in New York and Pennsylvania to serve our clients effectively.


  • With extensive statewide experience, our Redevelopment attorneys specialize in urban and suburban revitalization. We represent public and private clients, offering efficient and timely service for projects of all sizes, from single buildings to large-scale industrial, residential, and mixed-use developments.