Summary of Practice
Laura McKay Nejes, part of the Firm’s Litigation Department, concentrates her practice on commercial litigation, serving clients from a variety of industries. She has broad business litigation experience including contract actions, restrictive covenant disputes, franchise litigation, emergent proceedings, and contract disputes. In addition to handling litigation, she also practices in the area of probate law, including estate and trust litigation and matters before Surrogate’s Courts.
Ms. Nejes graduated from Bucknell University with a B.A. in Economics and English. She received her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where she served as Notes Editor for the Seton Hall Legislative Journal. She is a former judicial law clerk to the Honorable Frederick C. Kentz, Jr., Chancery Division, General Equity Part, Union Vicinage. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Nejes served as Staff Attorney for Office of the Union Surrogate, advising on a wide range of matters in Superior Court, Probate Part.
Ms. Nejes is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association, including the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section and the American Bar Association. She currently serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for the Morris and Sussex Vicinage working to provide recommendations to the court for the advancement of the interests of children in foster care.
Areas of Practice
Business & Commercial Litigation, Probate Matters, Estate and Trust Litigation
Professional Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
Past Employment Positions
Law Clerk to the Honorable Frederick C. Kentz, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity Part, Union Vicinage
Staff Attorney, Office of the Union County Surrogate, Elizabeth, New Jersey
New Jersey, 1997
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1998
Seton Hall School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
J.D. – 1997
Seton Hall Legislative Journal, Notes Editor
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
B.A. – 1991
Major: Economics and English