NJ Organization, Bertone Piccini, Announces 3 New Hires, Launches Loved ones Regulation Division

Thomas R. McConnell, Charles J. Harriman and Owen Lipnick be a part of developing Bergen County, N.J.-centered workforce.


Bertone Piccini LLP, a boutique legislation firm centered in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., declared the hiring of 3 new attorneys: Thomas R. McConnell, Charles J. Harriman and Owen Lipnick, just about every of whom will be “Of Counsel” at the organization. Bertone Piccini also introduced the launch of its household law exercise, which include concentration parts these types of as divorce, custody, child assistance, domestic violence and extra. The exercise will be led by McConnell, who has been named an “N.J. Super Lawyer” five instances consecutively (2016-20).

“We can’t be happier with the new expertise signing up for our workforce at Bertone Piccini. Collectively, Tom, Owen and Charles bring a long time of authorized knowledge to their new roles – ranging from family legislation to litigation, commercial authentic estate and corporate matters,” claimed Jeremy S. Piccini, founding associate. “This is really a testament to our standing and ongoing expansion – and also will come on the heels of an remarkable new-associate announcement in late-2019.”

McConnell, who gained his juris doctorate from Seton Hall University University of Legislation, handles a wide variety of relatives legislation-associated issues, which includes divorce, custody, adoptions, domestic violence, child support, pre-nuptial and mid-marital agreements, appeals, palimony and dissolution of civil unions. He also serves as a barrister in the Barry I. Croland Family members Regulation Inn of Court, assisting recently-admitted-to-follow attorneys, and volunteers time to the Bergen County Options to Domestic Violence Plan, symbolizing victims of domestic violence, amongst other pursuits.

“I am extremely excited to be a basic part of Bertone Piccini’s development by developing its spouse and children regulation division. The business has set up a status for shopper provider,” claimed McConnell. “The observe of family members regulation is incredibly distinctive from all other areas. The lawyer-customer relationship is complex and the clients’ requires can transform commonly. I pleasure myself on being equipped to adapt appropriately.”

Lipnick, who acquired his juris doctorate from George Washington College, has a lot more than 20 yrs of experience symbolizing customers in an array of professional, banking, client finance, individual bankruptcy, serious estate, insurance policy, employment, construction, telecommunication and company matters. His clients have ranged from each significant and little, together with economic institutions, genuine estate developers and other massive entities, as well as people concerned in shareholder disputes.

Lipnick also has experience as an in-house attorney and served as assistant general counsel and vice president of JPMorgan Chase Financial institution, wherever he assisted immediate and manage the bank’s mortgage loan litigation across the nation, principally its appellate litigation. Lively in the local community, Lipnick is also the present Finance Committee chair and previous vice president of the Unity Charter University Board of Trustees (Morristown, N.J.).

“Bertone Piccini has solidified itself as one of northern New Jersey’s leading legislation companies, with a wealth of knowledge in company, economic and real estate matters, where by much of my knowledge lies,” mentioned Lipnick. “I’m thrilled to join this ever-escalating workforce and glimpse forward to the dynamic work ahead – together with constructing associations with new and current customers.”

Harriman attained his juris doctorate at Seton Corridor College Faculty of Legislation in 1979 and has virtually 40 many years of authorized experience concentrated on transactional do the job within just actual estate and company locations (e.g., negotiation of business leases and financial loans, contracts and licenses). He has represented business enterprises with once-a-year earnings among $10-200 million, which includes relatives companies. His past perform has included negotiating hundreds of retail leases in malls around the state, representing tenants and landlords for FedEx retail suppliers and delivery centers, representing landlord and tenants in negotiating surgi-facilities and clinical places of work in multi-tenant houses, serving as outside the house common counsel to the country’s premier distributor of hydrochloric acid (to industrial buyers and “frackers” in Texas), and a lot more.

Since its founding in 2010 by Grace C. Bertone and Jeremy S. Piccini, the company has expanded to include things like 13 lawyers, with practice areas including professional actual estate, company and business enterprise transactions, litigation, employment, estate preparing, spouse and children legislation and more. This month, the organization also hired a new industrial paralegal, Karen Steadman, who will bolster Bertone Piccini’s business banking and industrial true estate practices.

Bertone Piccini LLP is qualified by the Condition of New Jersey as a Ladies Owned Enterprise Organization (WBE), by the State Office of Transportation as a Deprived Enterprise Entity (DBE), by the Women’s Organization Organization Countrywide Council (WBENC) as a WBE, and by the Nationwide Association of Minority and Women of all ages Owned Regulation Companies (NAMWOLF). This thirty day period, the company will also launch an interactive, consumer-pleasant new web page. Stop by Bertone Piccini on the net at: www.BertonePiccini.com.

About Bertone Piccini

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Based mostly in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J., Bertone Piccini opened in 2010 and has developed into observe places like enterprise transactions, business authentic estate (including land use and redevelopment), litigation, work, estate setting up, relatives legislation and additional. The firm’s primary mission is to provide large-excellent, innovative, sensible and productive authorized information to individuals and companies alike. The business strives to provide as the main useful resource and associate in all areas of clients’ company expansion and improvement. Bertone Piccini believes in working tricky for the good results of its clientele and the business, by encouraging an entrepreneurial approach in advancement and in attracting, building and retaining excellent gurus. For a lot more information, head to www.bertonepiccini.com.