Firm profile submitted by Archer Law
Managing Partners: James H Carll, Christopher R Gibson
Number of partners: 113
Number of lawyers: 178
Archer & Greiner is a full service, regional law firm with a reputation for providing the highest quality, resultdriven legal services to corporate and individual clients. One of the largest law firms in the Delaware Valley and among the five largest in New Jersey, Archer serves businesses and individuals throughout the region and in an increasing number of other states and jurisdictions. With a network of regional offices, the firm has more than 175 lawyers practicing in all major legal disciplines. The firm’s principal office is located in Haddonfield, New Jersey, a suburb of Philadelphia. Additional offices are located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Princeton, Hackensack, Flemington, and Red Bank, New Jersey, Wilmington, Delaware and New York City.
The corporate department provides advice on general corporate representation and contract negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, the formation and structuring of business entities and joint ventures, securities law representation, and debt and equity financings of both a private and public nature.
The bankruptcy group provides guidance and counsel to business, institutional and individual clients in reorganizing and resolving both their own financial affairs and difficulties as well as dealing with those of their clients and customers.
The environmental law attorneys handle all facets of environmental practice from litigating major cases to counseling clients on permitting, ISRA, air and water pollution, wetlands, solid and hazardous wastes, contract documentation and litigation involving the remediation of environmental sites, compliance counseling, industrial pretreatment, lender liability, oversight of environmental assessments in land sales, and land use/environmental approvals.
The intellectual property practice includes the full range of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and computer and internet law experience in the areas of litigation, licensing and transfer, registration and counseling.
Labor & Employment:
The labor and employment law attorneys represent management and defendants in employment litigation; discrimination litigation; non-competition disputes; and traditional labor law, including drafting and negotiating collective bargaining agreements, rendering advice concerning strike planning. They also counsel non-union employers facing union boycotts, organizational campaigns and other union activity.
The land use and environmental permitting and compliance group regularly obtains permits, approvals and certifications from local planning and zoning boards, county boards, special regional agencies, and State and Federal agencies concerning every aspect of land use, land development and regulatory compliance.
The firm’s litigation department is its largest, with over 100 lawyers and several formal practice groups, covering labor and employment, environmental litigation, personal injury litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation. Litigation department attorneys are also members of interdepartmental practice groups in computer and high technology law, education law, environmental law, estates law, healthcare law, intellectual property, and media and communications law.
Archer’s real estate attorneys handle matters involving every facet of the sale, leasing, development, financing and acquisition of real property. They regularly handle complex multi-state sales, acquisitions and financings, as well as simple real estate transactions.
Estates & Trusts:
The estates and trusts department provides estate, business continuity, charitable giving and elder care planning, estate and trust administration and litigation services, as well as tax services to individuals, professionals and institutions