About Us

The Firm

Cole Schotz, an Am Law 200 firm, provides legal services throughout the United States from its offices in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Texas, and Florida. We represent hundreds of businesses, large and small, and select individuals. Many have been clients for decades.

Cole Schotz brings together over 170 attorneys practicing in areas including:

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring
  • Blockchain Technology & Digital Currency
  • Cannabis
  • Construction Services
  • Corporate, Finance & Business Transactions
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Special Opportunities 
  • Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Sports
  • Tax, Trusts and Estates
  • White Collar Investigation

Relationships and results are at the core of the Cole Schotz experience. Achieving success for each client is our goal, and our relentless commitment to that end sets us apart.

A Culture of Personal Service, A Commitment to Success
We are known for the highly focused personal service we deliver. No matter how complex the legal challenge, you can be assured of dedicated service, 24/7 access to your legal team, and a relentless commitment to your success. We serve as your counselors, your business partner, and most importantly, a trustworthy ally.

When you engage Cole Schotz, you gain access to an experienced team, distinguished by its passion for the practice of law and commitment to upholding the highest standards of the legal profession. 

Our ranks include former federal and local officials; former corporate counsel and Fortune 500 executives; certified civil trial attorneys; and fellows from the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Bankruptcy.

Our Roots
Superior character and abilities are highly valued at Cole Schotz – and have been the foundation of our success since 1928.

The firm was founded by David L. Cole, a noted labor arbitrator and mediator, and Mendon Morrill, one of New Jersey’s foremost trial lawyers. David Cole served as Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and counseled every president from Harry S. Truman to Gerald R. Ford in national labor crises. Mendon Morrill went on to serve with distinction as a judge of the United States District Court.

Outstanding service as applied to the practice of law was the foundation for Cole Schotz, and it remains a cornerstone today.

Representative Clients

60 Guilders LLC
The 100 Mile Fund
AEW Capital Management
Alfred Sanzari Enterprises
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
Delos Capital
Equinox Fitness
Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Kyocera Document Solutions of America
Ladder Capital Finance LLC
Liberty Mutual Surety
Onyx Equities, LLC


Oritani Bank
Ritchie Capital Management
The RREEF Funds
The Savanna Fund
SAKS & Company LLC
Seritage Growth Properties
Solaris Health Systems, Inc.
Suburban Propane, LP
Ultimate NeV (d/b/a UFC Gym)
Valley Hospital
Vornado Realty Trust

Contact us to learn more about Cole Schotz.


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