John D. Fanburg, who was named in the field of health care law, is the managing member of the firm and chairs its health law practice group. Fanburg has experience representing major hospitals, diverse medical groups and statewide physician specialty organizations on a broad range of corporate, transactional and regulatory matters. Fanburg has been named to Best Lawyers in America since 1995. He is a resident of Chester, NJ.
Stuart M. Gladstone, who was named in the fields of tax law and in trusts and estates, chairs the firm's wills, trusts & estate practice group. He is recognized as one of New Jersey's leading authorities representing individuals as well as companies of all sizes in the fields of comprehensive estate planning, business succession and estate taxation. Gladstone, a resident of Livingston, has been named to Best Lawyers in America every year since 2005.
Charles X. Gormally, who was named in the fields of commercial litigation and litigation – labor and employment, is the litigation chair. He counsels clients with complex business matters, challenges to governmental regulation, contract disputes and tort actions, and has tried jury and bench trial cases in the federal and state courts, as well as arbitration matters before American Arbitration Association tribunals. He has been designated a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. Gormally was formerly Mayor of the Borough of Mountain Lakes. He was previously named to Best Lawyers in America in 2013.
Joseph M. Gorrell, who was named in the field of health care law, is a member of the health law practice group and counsels hospitals, medical staffs, nursing homes and individual practitioners on a broad scope of issues ranging from practice bylaws to regulatory corrective actions to medical bioethics. A resident of Bridgewater, Gorrell has been named to Best Lawyers in America every year since 1991.
Alan R. Hammer, who was named in the fields of real estate law as well as litigation – real estate, is a member of the real estate practice and concentrates his practice in the areas of tax appeals and investment real estate transactions involving retail properties, commercial properties, industrial facilities and residential properties, as well as vacant land. Hammer has been named to Best Lawyers in America every year since 2006. He resides in Livingston.
Stuart L. Pachman, who was named in the field of corporate law, is a member of the corporate & securities and litigation practice groups. He counsels businesses, non-profit corporations, and their officers on complex agreements, structuring transactions, business formations and breakups, and day-to-day issues including those involving employees, borrowings, and litigation at both the trial and appellate level. Pachman, a resident of Scotch Plains, has been named to Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993.
Allen J. Popowitz, who was named to the field of real estate law, is the real estate practice chair and a member of the real estate tax appeals practice. He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate and mortgage lending and advises clients on sales, purchases, financing, leasing and Internal Revenue Code Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges. A resident of Franklin Lakes, Popowitz was previously named among Best Lawyers in America in 2013.
David J. Ritter, who was named to the fields of corporate law and trusts and estates, is a member in the wills, trusts & estates practice group and concentrates his practice in personal, tax and estate planning and laws governing corporations, memberships and limited liability companies. As a trusted personal and business advisor, he also provides business succession planning and sophisticated estate planning services to a wide range of clients. Ritter is a resident of Scotch Plains.
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About Brach Eichler L.L.C.
Brach Eichler LLC is a full-service law firm based in Roseland, N.J. With nearly 60 attorneys, the firm is focused in the following practice areas: health care, real estate (including environmental, land use and tax appeals), litigation, trusts and estates, and business & finance. Brach Eichler attorneys have been recognized by clients and peers alike in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and New Jersey Super Lawyers. Visit www.bracheichler.com.