Ira S. Novak - Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

Ira S. Novak

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1999
Phone: 908-252-4259

Bar Admissions:
New Jersey
U.S. District Court (District of New Jersey)

Ira S. Novak, a member of the firm, currently devotes his practice primarily to health care and hospital law, general business and commercial matters, and real estate matters, including land use and development.  

Ira has been General Counsel for Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) since 1976. He has represented RWJUH as well as other hospitals and their affiliates, hospital medical staffs, health care joint venture groups, professional medical practices, and other health care providers on various health care issues including governance, mergers and acquisitions, litigation,  regulation and compliance, patient care matters, contracts, managed care contracts, joint ventures,  real estate and equipment purchases and leasing, Stark, anti-kickback matters, business issues, medical staff matters and tax-exempt financing matters.   

Ira has been recognized by Chambers USA in the Health Care Section. He is also listed in the current issue of The Best Lawyers In America in the Health Care Law section and the New Jersey Super Lawyers in the Health Care section.   

Additionally, Ira has handled a broad range of real estate and related matters during his many years in private practice, including land use and land development matters, property leasing and various taxable and tax–exempt financing transactions. Before joining the firm in 1994, Ira was a founding partner of the law firm of Gross and Novak, P.A. Ira served for nine years as Planning Board Attorney for East Brunswick Township, and as special counsel to the State of New Jersey in condemnation matters. His broad experience also includes insolvency matters, construction contracting, property leasing, commercial matters, bank financing and collection  matters, and computer law.  

Columbia CollegeBA 1961Columbia University Law SchoolJ.D. 1964
American Bar Association New Jersey State Bar Association Middlesex County Bar AssociationAmerican Health Lawyers AssociationN.J. Federation of Planning Officials

Office Location

721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Health Care Law of the Woodbridge Metro Area
Ira S. Novak has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law (Academic Medical Centers, Corporate, Finance, Fraud and Abuse, Hospitals, Joint Ventures, Physicians, Transactions)