The LAW OFFICES OF STUART G. BRECHER, LLC prides itself on offering exceptional personalized legal services to businesses, individuals, and non-profit organizations. The Firm's practice is diverse with a concentration in the area of debtor and creditor rights and relations, including general insolvency, bankruptcy (business, personal, and not-for-profit organizations), debt management and restructuring, business reorganization, business wind-down and liquidation, creditors rights and remedies, bankruptcy litigation, commercial/business litigation, and general civil litigation. Other practice areas of the Firm include, but are not limited to, business and commercial transactions, business disputes, contract and leasing matters, debt collection, foreclosures and related receiverships, municipal court matters and motor vehicle violations.
Firm Member Stuart G. Brecher, Esq. is licensed to practice before the State and Federal courts in New Jersey, the State courts in New York, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. In connection with his bankruptcy and creditors rights practice, Mr. Brecher has represented Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustees, Chapter 11 debtors-in-possession and unsecured creditors committees in Chapter 11 business and personal reorganization proceedings, as well as secured and unsecured creditors including institutional lenders, landlords and equipment lessors. Additionally, Mr. Brecher has represented court-appointed receivers in commercial foreclosure matters as well as Assignees and Assignor companies in general assignments for the benefit of creditors under New Jersey State law.
Mr. Brecher was awarded a J.D. degree in 1980 from Rutgers School of Law at Newark, where he was elected to the Appellate Moot Court Board and served as a teaching assistant in legal research and writing courses. He graduated with an A.B. degree in Economics in 1977 from Rutgers College at New Brunswick, where he was selected for induction into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the International Economics Honor Society.
Mr. Brecher served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Warren Brody and the Hon. John J. Callahan of the Superior Court of New Jersey for the 1980-1981 Court Term. He is peer-review rated "5 of 5", "AV Preeminent" (the highest rating available) by the internationally recognized "Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory", and has earned the distinction of being listed as a "New Jersey Super Lawyer" by "Law & Politics" magazine and the publishers of "New Jersey Monthly".
Mr. Brecher is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and servbed for many years as an appointed member and Vice-Chair of the Randolph Township Economic Development Committee.
Mr. Brecher has authored a number of articles and other written materials on a variety of bankruptcy-related topics and he has lectured for various groups and organizations, including:
New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
New Jersey State Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section, Annual Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference
New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association
Lorman Education Services
New Jersey League of Municipalities
Essex County Bar Association
Turnaround Management Association (New Jersey Chapter)
Moreover, Mr. Brecher is attorney of record in a number of reported Federal and New Jersey State court decisions, including:
In re Top Grade Sausage, Inc., 227 F.3d 123 (3d Cir. 2000)
In re Dale Jackson, 249 B.R. 373 (Bankr. D.N.J. 2000)
In re 2435 Plainfield Avenue, Inc. (2435 Plainfield Avenue, Inc. v. Township of Scotch Plains), 78 F.Supp.2d 482 (D.N.J. 1999)
In re Harvard Industries, Inc., 138 B.R. 10 (Bankr. D.Del. 1992)
In re Anthony Ferrante & Sons, Inc., 119 B.R. 45 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1990)
In re Giggles Restaurant, Inc., 103 B.R. 549 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1989)
Central Steel Drum Co. v. Gold Cooperage, Inc., 200 N.J. Super. 251 (App. Div. 1985)
Mikulicka v. Baer, 184 N.J. Super. 457 (Ch. Div. 1982)
- Business Law
- General Civil
- Free Consultation
- New Jersey
- New York
- 3rd Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Rutgers School of Law-Newark
- J.D. (1980) | Law
- Honors: Appellate Moot Court Board
- Activities: Appellate Moot Court Board; teaching assistant for legal research and legal writing courses
- Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
- B.A. | Economics
- Honors: Economics Honor Society; Dean's List
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- Bankruptcy Inn of Court