ALAN S. GOLDBERGER is a member of the New Jersey, New York and Maryland Bars and practices in the areas of sports insurance defense, sports law, business law, association law, and commercial and chancery litigation. Based in suburban Fairfield, Essex County, New Jersey, Al is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York and Maryland. Al counsels clients nationwide in sports industry and athletic risk management and liability defense, business-related disputes, administrative hearings and contractual relations.He is frequently retained to represent sports officials, sports-related entities and national sports governing bodies. A nationally recognized authority on sports law and sports officiating, Alan is frequently retained by major insurance carriers and claims administrators to defend sports organizations, game officials, coaches, camps, schools, and other entities in sports related claims. The firm’s clients have included closely held and publicly traded corporations, insurance carriers and claims administrators, small businesses, attorneys, physicians, athletic officials' associations, sports organizations, health care providers, airlines, banks, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, nonprofit membership organizations, educational institutions, religious organizations, athletic officials, coaches, and other individuals engaged in professional services and business pursuits. Alan has obtained significant results for clients in business and commercial cases, as well as sports related cases; prosecuted and defended numerous contract claims, chancery matters, partnership and corporate disputes, private and nonprofit association hearings, business torts, tax court matters, employment related claims, LAD claims, and other commercial matters in litigation, administrative, and ADR forums; extensive experience in transactional work; and as hearing officer for a number of private associations.