Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer is a name that has become synonymous with law firm excellence and commitment to make a difference for the businesses and individuals it serves.
Our attorneys in NJ, NYC, and PA have a distinct and remarkable history with our proud heritage distinguished as much by the spirit of our founder as by our size and stature. Practicing law, teaching the law, and shaping the law is what we do. We are proud of our heritage and cherish our clients relationships. All of us at Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer are dedicated to maintaining the reputation, service and results our clients have come to expect and that is our Commitment to Make a Difference.
Founded in 1919, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. has earned a stellar reputation as a formidable advocate and astute advisor. Presidents, senators, governors and mayors have relied upon firm attorneys for nearly a century. The firm has had four of its attorneys serve as justices of the New Jersey Supreme Court, one of the country’s most influential Supreme Courts, including Robert N. Wilentz, who from 1979 to 1996, presided as its chief justice.
From the firm’s humble beginnings, with offices over a storefront, to its own 11-story building at the crossroads of New Jersey, the firm has grown to offer services throughout offices in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Whether helping to form a start-up business, structuring a merger of existing businesses, negotiating buyouts, or resolving business disputes through litigation or mediation, the firm’s lawyers provide legal acumen combined with practical experience and proven strategies to gain a competitive edge.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer lawyers also provide individuals advice, representation and access to the justice system. Whether counseling individuals who have been injured, whose marriages are at risk, or helping families plan for the future when they will need to pass their estates on to loved ones, Wilentz lawyers possess the skills necessary to make a difference in the lives of their clients.
Honors and Awards
Honored as "Equality Company of the Year" by Garden State Equality on 6/25/11.
The Firm was named as the NAIOP New Jersey's Industry Service Award winner in 2012.
The Firm was ranked nationally and locally through a joint effort of U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers and was named on their 2013 ‘Best Law Firms’ list. For the third year in a row, the Firm received national first-tier ranking for its Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs practice. The Firm also received first-tier rankings in 21 practice areas in New Jersey. (See: http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/firmprofile.aspx?firm_id=417 for details.)