Stuart A. Hoberman - Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.

Stuart A. Hoberman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993

Stuart A. Hoberman is a director and shareholder with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.  He serves as chair of the firm's Banking & Financial Services team.  He has over 35 years experience representing banks and other financial institutions with an emphasis on structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing lending transactions and other credit products.  He is Past President of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a frequent lecturer for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education on matters dealing with banking and finance.

Mr. Hoberman is also an elected member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce.

Area of Emphasis:

Asset Based Lending
Commercial Finance
Corporate Finance
Healthcare Finance
Secured Lending
Lease Finance
International Finance
Leveraged Buyout Finance
Mezzanine Finance
Real Estate Finance; Participations and Loan Syndications

Professional Affiliations: 

Member, American Bar Association (past delegate, House of Delegates; member, Business Law Section, Committee on Banking, Committee on Commercial Finance, Subcommittee on Loan Documentation, Subcommittee on Cross-Border Secured Transactions); Past President, New Jersey State Bar Association (past chair and director, Corporate and Business Law Section; past chair, Corporate Law Committee; past chair and director, Banking Law Section; past chair, Financial Transactions Committee); past president, New Jersey State Bar Foundation; Pennsylvania State Bar Association, member, Section on Business Law; Middlesex County Bar Association, chair, Committee on Corporate, Banking and Business Law; New Jersey Supreme Court, Special Committee on Surrogates’ Intermingled Trust Funds; member, Garden State Credit Associates; member, Bank Lawyers Counsel; past member, Loan Documentation Committee, New Jersey Bankers Association; past member, Board of Trustees, Cancer Care of New Jersey; Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Member, Association for Corporate Growth – New Jersey Chapter; member, Commercial Finance Association – New Jersey Chapter; member, Risk Management Association; member, Turnaround Management Association – New Jersey Chapter; member, The Global Commercial Finance Network.


"How to Acquire a Business", New Jersey Business, August 2005

“Eight Tips to Speed Negotiations and Close More Loans,” NJ Biz, Business News New Jersey, April 22, 2002

“Financing the Acquisition — A Guide for Buyer's Counsel,” New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine, December 2002

“Defining Multidisciplinary Practices,” New Jersey Lawyer, April 19, 1999

"The Art of the Loan Closing," American Banker, April 21, 1997 and April 23, 1997

"Commitment Letters Versus Proposal Letters," Chapter and Verse (National Association of Bank Loan and Credit Officers, Northern New Jersey Chapter), Spring 1992

"Grading the Loan: Professional Liability for Third Party Opinions in Lending Transactions," New Jersey Lawyer, September/October, 1990

"Loan Participations: Proceed with Caution," New Jersey Lawyer, Winter, 1988

City College of New YorkBrooklyn Law SchoolJ.D. 1972New York University School of LawLL.M 1973

Client Comments

"He is a "go to" lawyer for commercial deals. Stu has great experience, good business skills, and understands his client`s goals. Stu can always be counted on to deliver quality work, strong and responsive support, and has a demeanor that will compliment his client`s rapport with their customer."

"Stuart Hoberman's experience, legal expertise, and business sense get transactions closed."

-Anthony Pirretti, Jr.
Capital One Bank

"Stuart is an excellent attorney with great subject matter expertise in banking and secured lending. This attorney is customer-sensitive and business-friendly."

"Stu Hoberman has been a business partner to us in the Asset Based Lending Group. We rely on him, not just for his legal expertise, which is extensive, but also for his business judgment. I would recommend Stu to any lender seeking counsel."

-Sharon Bender
Senior Vice President
Sun National Bank

Office Location

90 Woodbridge Center Drive, Suite 900
P.O. Box 10
Woodbridge, NJ 07095-0958
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Woodbridge Metro Area2009 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Newark Metro Area
Stuart A. Hoberman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Stuart A. Hoberman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2009!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Asset-Based Lending, Commercial Finance, Finance, Loan Documentation)
Corporate Law (Banking)
Financial Services Regulation Law
International Trade and Finance Law

Other Information

Gender: Male