Practice Areas

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC offers legal services in the areas of Business law, Collection Law, Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Real Estate, and Wills and Estate Law. Click on the tabs identified below for a detailed description of the individual practice areas listed.

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC provides legal services to business and institutional entities engaged in virtually all aspects of commerce. The variety of services provided to clients includes corporate, partnership and business information and structuring, (limited liability companies, S-corporations, joint ventures), buy-sell, shareholder, member and operating agreements, finance and re-finance (bridge loans, mortgage loans, SBA loans), acquisitions, divestitures (stock sales and asset sales), and business dissolutions.

Our practice areas also include commercial and general litigation, employment discrimination litigation, securities related commercial litigation, environmental regulations and defense litigation, products liability, accountants professional liability, appeals, municipal matters, banking transactions, business associations, contracts, real estate sales and purchases, construction contracts, residential and commercial leases, labor and employment. With its breadth of experience and expertise, the firm has maintained high standards of professionalism and commitment to its clients.

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC is engaged in personal, commercial, and professional debt collection. We represent creditors and debtors in a wide variety of general collection matters including collection matters involving construction liens, landlord’s liens, garage-keepers liens, stable keeper’s liens, municipal mechanics liens, real estate broker’s liens, attorney’s liens, lis pendens and foreclosures.

We are fully knowledgeable about the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the Uniform Commercial Code, the New Jersey Municipal Bond Act, the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Acts, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Real Estate Settlement Protection Act, the Truth-In-Lending Act, and all related statutes and regulations. We and have represented clients on “short sales” and “workouts”.

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC offers a wealth of expertise in diverse specialties to address a broad spectrum of litigation matters. Skilled at all levels of commercial and personal disputes, the firm represents clients in cases involving contract claims, close corporations, consumer fraud, and actions involving equitable relief, such as restraining orders and injunctions.

Our litigation practice areas also include construction litigation, shareholder suits, director and officer liability actions, landlord-tenant actions, junk-fax suits, wrongful termination, foreclosure defense, landlord-tenant actions, real estate tax appeals, debt collection, name changes and expungements.

We are experienced in municipal court proceedings having represented clients in a variety of municipal court traffic tickets and charges such as leaving the scene of an accident, careless/reckless driving, failure to obey traffic devices, driving while suspended, and speeding. Our municipal practice also includes cases of driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence of a controlled dangerous substance, marijuana possession, shoplifting, building code violations, juvenile matters, and municipal appeals.

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC represents clients in matters involving employer/employee relations, including negotiation and drafting of employment contracts, independent consultant agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, termination/severance agreements, employment manuals, and confidentiality agreements. Our employment practice covers cases for and against employers involving allegation of racial and gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and Law Against Discrimination, Family Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA, OPRA, Right to Know laws, and Title VII claims, as well as defamation, “Whistleblower”, and wage matters. The attorneys handling labor and employment law have handled cutting edge cases that present matters of first impression under New Jersey law regarding discrimination and employment.

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC handles a variety of residential, commercial, and industrial real estate matters from sale and purchases of homes and buildings, financing and refinancing, preparation of residential and commercial leases, municipal planning board and board of adjustment appearances, and real estate tax appeals.

Our firm has represented landlords and tenants in residential and commercial lease negotiations, and disputes including eviction actions.

We have defended clients in real estate foreclosure actions and have represented them on “short sales” and “workouts”.

The firm is experienced in the wide range of environmental laws and regulations including environmental assessments for developers, underground storage tanks, defense of CERCLA and Superfund litigation, defense of toxic tort claims, and the transfer of real property and other triggering events.

We have been called upon to represent “Potentially Responsible Parties” at hazardous waste sites in New Jersey, and to negotiate settlements and/or represent clients in litigation cases involving the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Department of Justice, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and we are experienced in handling environmental clean-ups under federal and state law, and Administrative Directives and Memorandums of Understanding under the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act.

The Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC, can assist you with estate planning and the preparation of your Will, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care Directives, General Power of Attorney, Living Wills, and general estate documents.

We also represent clients on probate of estates, will contest actions, and guardianship/conservator applications.

Contact Info

Law Offices of William R. Connelly, LLC
61 West Main Street
Mendham, NJ 07945
Phone: (973) 543- 5301
Fax: (973) 543-5140

Serving New Jersey clients in Morris, Somerset, Union and Hunterdon Counties