hderman@newjerseylaw.net

Harriet Derman

Specialties

Accounting
Allocation
Arbitration
Attorneys Fees
Business/Commercial
Construction
Discovery
E-Discovery
Employment
ERISA
Estates/Probate
Insurance
Land Use
Partnership
Personal Injury
Professional Liability
Real Estate
Securities

Provides alternative dispute resolution, case management and special master services. Successfully mediated and/or arbitrated coverage disputes; personal injury; shareholder oppression; employment litigation, including sexual harassment and conscientious employee protection, and discrimination cases; medical and dental practice disputes; municipal services and prerogative writ actions; will contests; breach of fiduciary duty; undue influence; land disputes; contract actions; and professional malpractice matters. Lectured on mediation practice to attorneys for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits.

Highest ranking of Martindale-Hubbell, Peer Review Rating (AV Preeminent)
Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Member of the Editorial Board of the New Jersey Law Journal

Honors Membership Awards

Retail Merchants Association Legislator of the Year
Association for Retarded Citizens Legislator of the Year
New Jersey Women of Achievement Award, Douglass College
Delaware Raritan Girl Scouts Women of Distinction Award
Honoree of the Year American Heart Association
Hands of Humanity Award by Jewish Family and Vocational Services
La Tribuna Distinguished Woman
First Recipient of New Jersey League of Municipalities Cabinet Member Award
Woman Lawyer of Achievement Award by Women Lawyers of Monmouth County
Outstanding Woman Award, Executive Women of New Jersey

Education

New York University School of Law, Graduate Division, L.L. M. in Taxation
Seton Hall Law Center, J.D., cum laude
New York University, B.A.