Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. has an extensive amount of experience in a wide variety of personal law practices. We serve individual clients and families in matters arising from personal injury, toxic exposure, wrongful death, defective drug and device injury, workplace injury, class actions, pharmacy law, criminal defense, trusts and estates, family law, and employment claims.

Our dedicated team of personal attorneys are passionate about providing clients with the legal services they need. For over a century, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer has grown into one of the most successful law firms in New Jersey. Let us get to know you and your Personal Service needs.

Personal Injury

  • As seasoned trial lawyers, we have handled thousands of accident injury cases for New Jersey residents. Our attorneys have won over $2.5 billion in accrued recoveries for our personal injury clients over the years.

Wrongful Death

  • Our wrongful death lawyers are dedicated to pursuing claims seeking full compensation for family members who have lost a loved one as a result of the negligence or wrongful acts of another.

Asbestos and Mesothelioma

  • For over 40 years our attorneys have been handling asbestos and mesothelioma cases in New Jersey and New York. In New York, Wilentz served as co-lead trial counsel in the first New York Consolidated Brooklyn Navy Yard Asbestos Trial in 1990, and in the first New York Powerhouse Consolidation in 1993, recovering $17.9 million and $110 million, respectively.

Toxic Exposures

  • As a pioneering law firm in toxic exposure litigation, our practice dates back to 1977, when we were among the first law firms to file asbestos personal injury cases. We served as co-counsel to the State of New Jersey in bringing the first personal injury case against Big Tobacco, which resulted in the landmark settlement of $7.6 billion for New Jersey’s citizens.

Defective Drug and Device Injury

  • At Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A we hold manufacturers liable for the injuries caused by their defective drug medical devices. Our team has experience and knowledge, and actively litigates cases on behalf of individuals injured by defective medical devices, prescription and non-prescription drugs.

Class Action

  • Our attorneys have been involved in successfully litigated class action cases in both federal and state courts nationwide and have obtained millions of dollars for members of the classes they have represented.

Workers’ Compensation

  • Our Workman’s Compensation team has a long history of helping injured workers obtain medical treatment, recover lost wages, and related employment benefits. We also represent injured workers that have occupational injuries to their hands, arms, knees, and other body parts due to performing repetitive tasks over long periods of time.

Criminal Defense  

  • The Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.’s Criminal Defense and White Collar Litigation practice has experience in federal, state, municipal, and administrative courts, at trial and appellate levels. The practice is led by a certified criminal trial attorney and includes former prosecutors who have distinguished themselves in difficult and highly publicized cases.

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

  • Our Employment and Workplace Litigation team has experience with a variety of individual claims as well as employment class and collective actions regarding violation of wage and hour laws. Our team is experienced in all aspects of employment law and are frequent lecturers and authors on employment law topics affecting the business community.

Family Law

  • Divorce may be one of the most unpleasant experiences life has to offer, but our experienced family law attorneys strive to achieve desired results for our clients to help minimize the emotional grief and costs associated with the process. We are dedicated to helping our clients navigate through all aspects of divorce including alimony, child custody, child support, property division, mediation, arbitration, trials, domestic violence, same-sex marriage, grandparent visitation, and appeals.

Trust and Estates

  • The Trust and Estates group at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. strives to find solutions to estate planning problems that often involve the use of will and trust arrangements to protect your assets and avoid unnecessary taxation.

Pharmacy Law

  • Our Pharmacy Law attorneys have represented independent pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, retail chains, wholesalers, hospitals, and compounding pharmacies for more than 35 years.