Frederick W. Alworth

Frederick W. Alworth

Gibbons P.C.

Recognized since 2011

Newark, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Real Estate

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Real Estate Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Real Estate
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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.


  • One Gateway Center
    Newark, NJ 07102-5310


  • University of Connecticut, BA, graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association


  • Essex County Bar Association - Secretary, Treasurer and Trustee
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education - Lecturer
  • NJ State Bar Equity Jurisprudence Committee - Vice Chair
  • Regional Alliiance of Business Contractors - Lecturer

State Clerkships

  • New Jersey - Trial Courts

Gibbons P.C.
Headquarters: Newark, New Jersey

55 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Real Estate Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Real Estate

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Real Estate, Newark (2022)
  • Litigation - Real Estate, Newark (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Real Estate


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Real Estate
  • Listed in Super Lawyers, Business Litigation 2013
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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