Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Donald A. Kessler, former Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Litigation and Family Law Departments. His practice will focus on the resolution of commercial and family law disputes through mediation and arbitration as an alternative to traditional litigation. Judge Kessler will also provide discovery master services and consultation on case management, development of discovery, trial strategy and review of briefs.
Judge Kessler recently retired from the New Jersey Judiciary following 10 years of service as a Superior Court Judge in Essex County, serving in both the Chancery and Family Divisions. His time on the bench was preceded by 35 years in private practice. His experience with business disputes encompasses a broad range of matters, including those related to contracts, real property, employment, unfair competition, intellectual property, corporate and LLC issues, and consumer fraud. In the area of family law, Judge Kessler’s experience includes issues related to alimony, child support, custody, equitable distribution, relocation, domestic violence and reimbursement of counsel fees.