Frederick W. Alworth is a past President of The Essex County Bar Association, New Jersey's largest and oldest County Bar Association. He has extensive trial experience in all aspects of civil litigation, and regularly appears as trial counsel before State and Federal Courts as well as the American Arbitration Association recently obtaining -and collecting- a judgment in excess of $15,000,000 for a client after trial upheld through the appellate process to the New Jersey Supreme Court. He has served as lead trial counsel in business and real estate related litigations throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Arizona, Wisconsin, Nevada, Virginia and Florida. He frequently lectures for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education and presently serves as Vice Chair for the Equity Jurisprudence Committee of the New Jersey State Bar - routinely involved in emergent and expedited proceedings involving injunctive relief.
Prior to his joining the firm he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Harry A. Margolis, Presiding Judge for the Chancery Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, and since then has earned the trust of the Judiciary and the Bar serving as court appointed counsel on numerous matters as well as a Condemnation Commissioner for property condemned by the New Jersey Department of Transportation due to the change in infrastructure for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Committed to the public interest and the community, he served as the firms pro bono coordinator for over 5 years overseeing cases relating to children’s rights, domestic violence, 9/11 recovery for families, assistance for military families and rights for disabled citizens and is active in several philanthropic/charitable and athletic organizations throughout New Jersey.
ITT v. Pierre Development, A&P and Amboy Bank — $15,195,418 judgment obtained for ITT after trial in a contested foreclosure/fraudulent conveyance action. (Union County Chancery Division) Adversary filed an offer of judgment for $180,000.
Police Foundation v. County of Essex — No cause obtained after trial for County of Essex/Essex County Prosecutor for contractors violation of Local Public Contract Law. (Essex County Law Division).
Boston Market v. Myrus Hack. — Judgment for specific performance for Boston Market secured after trial stemming from McDonald's purchase of certain assets and leasehold rights owned by Boston Market from bankruptcy. (Bergen County Chancery Division, Affirmed by Appellate Division).
Lane v. Schmied. — No cause obtained after trial for Defendants in rescission/fraud complaint involving Sale of real property. (Bergen County Chancery Division, Affirmed by Appellate Division).
21st Capital v. Tiffany & Company — Summary judgment obtained for Tiffany and Company on seven (7) figure factoring scheme by Vender. (Morris County Law Division, Affirmed by Appellate Division).