Brian M. Block, Associate

Brian M. Block

Associate

bblock@lawfirm.ms

3 Becker Farm Road, Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-736-4600
Fax: 973-325-7467

Brian M. Block is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department, where his general litigation practice includes commercial, corporate, environmental, banking, and employment disputes, as well as general appellate work.  He represents individuals and businesses of all sizes in both state and federal court.  Prior to joining the firm, Brian served as a Law Clerk to Justice Anne M. Patterson on the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Brian graduated from Rutgers School of Law – Camden, where he earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, and where he also served on the editorial board of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy.  During his time in law school, he interned for Chief Judge Theodore McKee on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and served as a law clerk for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Regional Counsel in Philadelphia. 

A native of New Jersey, Brian now resides in Chatham, New Jersey with his wife and rescue dog, Jett.  Brian volunteers as a mentor with the New Jersey Law Education and Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP), bringing legal education to students in the Newark region.  

New Jersey State Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Essex County Bar Association

Remediating CERCLA’s Contaminated Statute of Limitations, 13 RUTGERS J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 388 (2016)

Collecting Attorneys’ Fees Under the Lanham Act: The Shifting Definition of “Exceptional Case”, 12 SETON HALL CIR. REV. 30 (2015) (co-authored by Kevin R. Miller, Esq.)

Fourth Circuit Tips Its Hand: Only § 113(f) Contribution Claim Available for PRPs That Resolve Liability, ABA Superfund & Natural Resources Damages Litigation Committee Newsletter, Vol. 10 No. 1 (Nov. 2014)

The Rutgers-Rowan (Non-)Merger: An Avoidable Legal Debacle, RUTGERS J.L. & PUB. POL’Y REGION IN REV. BLOG (Feb. 20, 2013)

Justice Anne M. Patterson – Supreme Court of New Jersey

Overview

Brian M. Block is an Associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department, where his general litigation practice includes commercial, corporate, environmental, banking, and employment disputes, as well as general appellate work.  He represents individuals and businesses of all sizes in both state and federal court.  Prior to joining the firm, Brian served as a Law Clerk to Justice Anne M. Patterson on the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Brian graduated from Rutgers School of Law – Camden, where he earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, and where he also served on the editorial board of the Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy.  During his time in law school, he interned for Chief Judge Theodore McKee on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and served as a law clerk for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Regional Counsel in Philadelphia. 

A native of New Jersey, Brian now resides in Chatham, New Jersey with his wife and rescue dog, Jett.  Brian volunteers as a mentor with the New Jersey Law Education and Empowerment Project (NJ LEEP), bringing legal education to students in the Newark region.  

Professional Affiliations

New Jersey State Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Essex County Bar Association

Publications

Remediating CERCLA’s Contaminated Statute of Limitations, 13 RUTGERS J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 388 (2016)

Collecting Attorneys’ Fees Under the Lanham Act: The Shifting Definition of “Exceptional Case”, 12 SETON HALL CIR. REV. 30 (2015) (co-authored by Kevin R. Miller, Esq.)

Fourth Circuit Tips Its Hand: Only § 113(f) Contribution Claim Available for PRPs That Resolve Liability, ABA Superfund & Natural Resources Damages Litigation Committee Newsletter, Vol. 10 No. 1 (Nov. 2014)

The Rutgers-Rowan (Non-)Merger: An Avoidable Legal Debacle, RUTGERS J.L. & PUB. POL’Y REGION IN REV. BLOG (Feb. 20, 2013)

Clerkship

Justice Anne M. Patterson – Supreme Court of New Jersey

Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Education

Rutgers School of Law – Camden, J.D., 2014

The College of New Jersey, B.A., 2011