Herbert M. Guston

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Partner
Location:
Glen Rock, New Jersey
Phone:
866-744-3773 (Toll Free)
Fax:
201-447-6660
Email:

Herb has dedicated his practice and business experience to the small business entrepreneur and his/her family. Representing family owned and start up businesses, Herb has worked extensively with clients in business, estate and succession planning; litigation matters, mergers; dissolutions and partnership disputes. Herb has also served as counsel for numerous estates, trustees and is appointed as an arbitrator by the Superior Court of New Jersey: Bergen County to hear business and other litigation matters. His general practice background makes him ideally suited to work with clients on both their business and personal matters.

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Small Business Formation and Administration
  • 20% Real Estate: Residential and Commercial
  • 30% Estate Administration
  • 10% Non-Profit Administration
  • 15% Chancery Litigation: Estates and Partnership Disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Contracts
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Transactions
  • Business Organization
  • Business Successions
  • Closely Held Businesses
  • Directors' & Officers' Liability
  • Dissolution
  • Formation & Business Planning
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Non-Profit & Tax-exempt Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Reorganizations
  • Shareholders' Rights
  • Construction Contracts
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney & Appointment
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Condominiums & Cooperatives
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Residential Real Estate

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1963
  • New York, 1958
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1963
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1984

Education

  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
    • LL.B. - 1958
  • Union College, Schenectady, New York
    • B.A. - 1955
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Social Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1963 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member, 1963 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Marcus, Rosen, Fischer, Guston, Partner, 1972 - 1975
  • Eckhaus, Guston, Hoffman, Partner, 1964 - 1972
  • New Haven Railroad, Assistant Counsel, 1958 - 1962
  • Hanock & Weisman, Associate, 1961 - 1963

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Kappa Nu