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Cheryl H. Burstein, COO, Member

Cheryl H. Burstein, COO

Member

cburstein@lawfirm.ms

3 Becker Farm Road, Suite 105
Roseland, NJ 07068
Tel: 973-736-4600 x314
Direct Dial: 973-243-7914
Fax: 973-325-7467

Cheryl H. Burstein, is the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a Member of the Firm. Prior to becoming COO, she concentrated her practice on construction-related litigation and arbitration and complex commercial litigation, including business disputes and trust and estate litigation. In addition to litigation, she has extensive experience representing construction clients in all phases of a project, from negotiating and drafting contracts and other project documentation, to addressing issues as they arise during construction, as well as post construction dispute resolution. She is well-versed in construction lien law for both public and private projects.

Cheryl now sits as an ex officio member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. She is a committeewoman of the Township of Milburn having served as Mayor for 2 years. Prior to serving as a committeewoman and mayor, she sat on the Millburn Township Zoning Board of Adjustment for seven years. Cheryl currently sits on the Millburn Township Planning Board and is a Trustee of the Millburn Public Library. She continues to act as counsel to the Millburn Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad on a pro bono basis. Cheryl is fluent in Hebrew.

 

Cheryl consistently achieves successful outcomes for her clients; in fact, she recently has obtained a number of substantial judgments for construction clients after lengthy arbitrations. Recently she successfully defended a trade subcontractor against a multi-million dollar claim bringing in a $0 award. Cheryl’s knowledge of construction law is complemented by her rich background and extensive experience in employment litigation and counseling, title litigation, and banking. She gained securities litigation experience while employed at other regional and major national law firms. Cheryl is fluent in Hebrew.

The New Jersey State Bar Association (Construction Section; Women in the Profession Section)
American Bar Association

West Virginia Steel Corp. v. Sparta Steel Corp., 365 N.J. Super. 398 (App Div. 2003)

Commonwealth Land Title Ins. Co. v. Kurnos, 340 N.J. Super. 25 (App. Div. 2001)

Great Falls Bank v. Pardo, 273 N.J. Super. 542 (App. Div. 1994)

Resolution Trust Corp. v. Berman Indus., 271 N.J. Super. 56 (Law Div. 1994)

Overview

Cheryl H. Burstein, is the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a Member of the Firm. Prior to becoming COO, she concentrated her practice on construction-related litigation and arbitration and complex commercial litigation, including business disputes and trust and estate litigation. In addition to litigation, she has extensive experience representing construction clients in all phases of a project, from negotiating and drafting contracts and other project documentation, to addressing issues as they arise during construction, as well as post construction dispute resolution. She is well-versed in construction lien law for both public and private projects.

Cheryl now sits as an ex officio member of the Firm’s Executive Committee. She is a committeewoman of the Township of Milburn having served as Mayor for 2 years. Prior to serving as a committeewoman and mayor, she sat on the Millburn Township Zoning Board of Adjustment for seven years. Cheryl currently sits on the Millburn Township Planning Board and is a Trustee of the Millburn Public Library. She continues to act as counsel to the Millburn Short Hills Volunteer First Aid Squad on a pro bono basis. Cheryl is fluent in Hebrew.

 

Experience

Cheryl consistently achieves successful outcomes for her clients; in fact, she recently has obtained a number of substantial judgments for construction clients after lengthy arbitrations. Recently she successfully defended a trade subcontractor against a multi-million dollar claim bringing in a $0 award. Cheryl’s knowledge of construction law is complemented by her rich background and extensive experience in employment litigation and counseling, title litigation, and banking. She gained securities litigation experience while employed at other regional and major national law firms. Cheryl is fluent in Hebrew.

Professional Affiliations

The New Jersey State Bar Association (Construction Section; Women in the Profession Section)

American Bar Association

Published Cases

West Virginia Steel Corp. v. Sparta Steel Corp., 365 N.J. Super. 398 (App Div. 2003)

Commonwealth Land Title Ins. Co. v. Kurnos, 340 N.J. Super. 25 (App. Div. 2001)

Great Falls Bank v. Pardo, 273 N.J. Super. 542 (App. Div. 1994)

Resolution Trust Corp. v. Berman Indus., 271 N.J. Super. 56 (Law Div. 1994)

Admissions

State of California, 1986

State of New Jersey, 1989

State of New York, 1985

Education

Hofstra University School of Law, 1985

Hofstra Law Review, Member, 1983 – 1985

State University of New York at Buffalo, 1979