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Peter E. Lembesis
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Location:

Paramus, NJ

Phone:

Fax:

201-291-0140

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Peter Lembesis is an experienced commercial litigator who has appeared before state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York, and before the American Arbitration Association. He has experience overseeing multiple facets of a variety of civil litigation matters, including securities litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, construction surety litigation, employment actions, trust and estates litigation, foreclosure prosecution and defense, consumer finance/creditors' rights litigation, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, general commercial litigation, and personal injury actions.

Areas Of Practice

  • Shareholders and Partnership Disputes
  • Foreclosures Prosecution and Defense
  • Estate/Probate Litigation
  • Commercial Landlord/Tenant Litigation
  • Construction Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007
  • New York, 2017

Education

  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Rutgers Domestic Violence Clinic
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 2003
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • "Case Study: Huertas v Galaxy," Law360, April 27, 2011 (co-authored)
  • "Enforcing a Debt When the Lender Is Not in Possession of the Note," New Jersey Law Journal, February 11,2011 (co-authored)
  • "Ruling in B of A Loan Modification Case a Victory for Lenders," American Banket, February 4, 2011 (co-authored)
  • "NT Case Outlines Blueprints for Affidavits," Mortgage Daily, February 3, 2011 (co-authored)
  • "Exculpatory Clauses in Title Abstracts: Small Type that Could Lead to a Big Problem," New Jersey Law Journal, June 23, 2008 (co-authored)
  • "INDICTMENT - The New Jersey Supreme Court Finds its State Constitution Requires Presentation of Aggravating Factors to a Grand Jury in Capital Prosecutions," 36 RUTGERS, LJ. 1443 (2005)

Representative Cases

  • Stoecker v Echevarria, 408 N J. Super. 597, 2009, App. Div.
  • Zephyr Lofts Condo Ass'n, Inc. v Henderson Lofts Urban Renewal, LLC, 2009 WL 3416051, 2009, N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div.

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers- Rising Star
  • Bergen Magazine, Top Lawyers 2017, Business Law and Commercial Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hellenic American Bar Assoc., Treasurer, 2011 to 2012
  • Hellenic American Bar Assoc., Secretary, 2012 to 2014
  • Hellenic American Bar Assoc., Vice President, 2014 to 2016
  • Hellenic American Bar Assoc., President, 2016 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Superior Ct. of NJ, Appellate Div., Law Clerk to the Hon. Michael Winkelstein, J.A.D., 2006 to 2007
  • Cole, Schotz, Meisel Forman and Leonard, P.A., Associate, 2007 to 2010
  • Day Pitney, LLP, Associate, 2010 to 2012

Office Location

Dunn Lambert, LLC
East 80 Route 4 Suite 170
Paramus, NJ 07652

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Dunn Lambert, LLC
1740 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019

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Phone: 201-957-0874
Fax: 201-291-0140

Phone: 201-291-0700
Fax: 212-519-9804
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