Collectively, our partners have over 100 years of experience in handling local government law matters...
We handle nearly all of the legal needs of public entities, such as labor and employment, regulatory, human resource, environmental, Open Public Meetings Act, Open public records Act, and development/redevelopment, eminent domain and litigation matters.
Real Estate Law
We provide the most comprehensive real estate law advice - from land purchase to land use application...
Due to our influential presence in northern New Jersey, including Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Hudson and Morris counties, our attorneys have strong relationships with experts, engineers, and planners as well as many local zoning and planning boards. We are eager to discuss your projects and plans with you — and facilitate smooth development paving the way to successful projects.
At KS&L, we are with you for every stage of life cycle for your business...
Businesses are like people. They’re born, grow and mature, sometimes expand and sometimes they downsize. Most ultimately go on to live a long happy life but sometimes they are unexpectedly cut short. In law, we call this aspect of the business cycle ‘birth to death.’ From Fortune 500 companies, to small, local businesses, we can help your company!
Employment and Labor Law
If you or your company needs employment and labor law representation, you’ve come to the right place...
If you feel you’ve been fired unfairly or mistreated at work or if your company brings false allegations of this nature, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re an employer or the employee, we understand the law on both sides. We provide employment counsel for public and private companies as well as public entities.
DUI’s to white collar crimes, we defend clients who have been faced with all types of criminal charges...
Our experience and long-standing reputation in all aspects of criminal law can mean the difference between having the best or worst possible outcome for your case in court. We know the system: we regularly appear in federal, state and municipal courts.
We represent insurance carriers, insurance funds and self-insured clients...
We know the insurance industry, the local jurisdictions and the pressures of today's financial market. This working knowledge allows us to anticipate our clients' needs and address them before they become costly legal problems.
Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman in Fort Lee, NJ
If you’re looking for the best legal representation for yourself or your business, you’ve come to the right place. At Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman, LLP, it’s our business – our only business – to represent individuals, companies and municipalities in all aspects of law. We are large and experienced enough to handle the most significant transactions or litigation matters. From class action suits on behalf all business large and small — from Fortune 500 companies to Mom and Pop businesses – to individuals involved in personal matters including the purchase of real estate, criminal matters, employment disputes or personal injury.
Especially Well Known in the Area of Land Use
We believe it is fair to say that Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman LLP is one of the leading law firms in the area of land use in northern New Jersey. Each member of our law firm represents both applicants and municipal zoning and planning boards throughout New Jersey’s hundreds of municipalities.
Our clients receive valuable counsel and representation enhanced by our experience on the municipal side of the equation include the following:
- Parties in real estate buy-sell agreements
- Lenders and borrowers
- Financial institutions
- Condo and cooperative housing developers and owners
- Developers seeking zoning changes, zoning variances, financing, designation as re-developer or help drafting contracts
- Developers seeking D variances or C variances
- Real estate investors
- Commercial landlords and tenants
If you are looking for information about buying, selling or resolving disputes regarding any type of real estate or if you are a condominium or coop association seeking counsel, we welcome your inquiry.