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Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC (“SSE&C”) is a full service New Jersey law firm, whose attorneys are committed to providing the highest quality of legal services to governmental and public entities, school disticts and private entitites throughout New Jersey.    

As one of New Jersey’s top Firms, SSE&C is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and counted among the top 50 law firms in the state by NJBIZ magazine.  We bring a long legacy of excellence and personal attention to each client and every case. Our strategy for success has remained the same for more than four decades: to establish long-term and unwavering client relationships built upon trust and superior legal representation. In fact, many of our attorneys have been named “Super Lawyers.” Several of our Partners have been named as “Best Lawyers in America” and “Best Lawyers in the New York/New Jersey” region.
 
Founded in 1968 by Senior Member Lawrence S. Schwartz, SSE&C specializes in the representation of private, public and governmental entities in all legal matters. We represent more than one hundred (100) public and governmental entities in both their general and specialized needs as well as an impressive roster of private sector clients. 

With over four decades of experience working with public sector clients, SSE&C is deeply aware of the high level of service and close attention to detail which our clients require. We deliver the highest quality legal services, while remaining sensitive to our clients’ need for efficient and effective solutions.





[1] “AV” rating indicates the highest level of professional excellence.

Contact Information

100 South Jefferson Road, Suite 200
Whippany, NJ 07981
Phone: 973-301-0001

Firm Attorneys

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Stephen J. Edelstein Stephen J. Edelstein Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC
Practicing in: Litigation - Labor and Employment
Practicing in: Litigation - Labor and Employment

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    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Whippany, New Jersey with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Whippany, New Jersey in Employment Law - Management with 2 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Whippany, New Jersey with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Whippany, New Jersey in Employment Law - Management with 2 lawyers.

    Client Comments

    "Lawrence Schwartz is the managing partner and education law expert!"
    - Nicholas J. Dotoli
    Bloomfield Board of Education
    "Stephen Edelstein is the primary attorney representing the Montville Township Public Schools. He is a trusted source of counsel for the Board, our office of human resources, the business office, and the Superintendent's office. He communicates effectively with the Board and public, and provides us with consistently sound advice. He is highly experienced and is thorough in his research."
    "Lawrence Schwartz is the managing partner and education law expert!"
    - Nicholas J. Dotoli
    Bloomfield Board of Education
    "Stephen Edelstein is the primary attorney representing the Montville Township Public Schools. He is a trusted source of counsel for the Board, our office of human resources, the business office, and the Superintendent's office. He communicates effectively with the Board and public, and provides us with consistently sound advice. He is highly experienced and is thorough in his research."

    Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC

    Contact Information

    100 South Jefferson Road, Suite 200
    Whippany, NJ 07981
    Phone: 973-301-0001

    Management

    Chair, Management Committee
    Founding Partner

    Contacts

    Chair, Construction/Transactional Department
    973-301-0001
    Chair, Education Administration Litigation Group, Co-chair Education Department
    973-301-0001
    Chair, Labor & Employment Group
    973-301-0001
    Chair, Special Education Group, Co-Chair Education Department
    913-301-0001

    Personnel

    Partners: 13
    Of Counsel: 1
    Associates: 15
    Other Lawyers: 10
    Paralegals: 2
    Non-Legal Employees: 12