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Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC


100 South Jefferson Road, Suite 200
Whippany, NJ 07981
United States
(973) 301.0001

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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.


Lawrence S. Schwartz
Founding Partner
Stephen J. Edelstein
Chair, Management Committee

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Whippany with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Whippany in Employment Law - Management with 2 lawyers


Denis G. Murphy
Chair, Construction/Transactional Department
Stefani C Schwartz
Chair, Labor & Employment Group
Andrew B. Brown
Chair, Education Department
Nathanya G. Simon
Chair, Special Education Group

Firm Practice Areas

  • Education Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

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