Russell B. Bershad

Russell B. Bershad


Gibbons P.C.

Recognized since 2007

Newark, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Real Estate Law
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Russell Bershad is the Co-Chair of the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department, a member of the firm's Executive Committee, and leads the transactional real estate practice, which is ranked in Tier 1 nationally by US News & World Report/Best Lawyers.

Mr. Bershad is one of eleven "Band 1" real estate attorneys in New Jersey recognized by Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business, and was recently listed by News Funnel as one of the top five real estate attorneys in New Jersey. He has been named by New Jersey Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 attorneys (all fields) in New Jersey and as a "Super Lawyer" in real estate for many years. He was also elected for membership in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.

Mr. Bershad has practiced exclusively as a real estate attorney for 35 years focusing on acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, and development projects.

Location

  • One Gateway Center
    Newark, NJ 07102-5310

Education

  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Camden , J.D., graduated 1977
  • University of Pennsylvania , BA, graduated 1973

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, State of New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Florida, State of Florida
  • New Jersey, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Affiliations

  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers - Member
  • Florida State Bar Association - Member
  • Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Law Alert blog - Editorial Board Member
  • National Association Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) - Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association - Member
  • Real Estate Finance Law, Seton Hall University Law School - Adjunct Professor

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 - 2017 - Real Estate Law

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

  • Real Estate Law, Newark (2017)

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

  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Commercial
  • Condominiums
  • COVID-19
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Office Buildings
  • Real Property Law
  • Shopping Center Transactions
  • Tax Certiorari
  • Title Matters
  • Transactions

Awards:

  • Named one of the top 5 real estate attorneys in New Jersey by The News Funnel, 2013
  • Listed as an industry leader by Real Estate Weekly, Fall 2010
  • Selected to "Meet the Lawyers" edition of Real Estate New Jersey, May/June 2009
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Real Estate
  • Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list, Real Estate; Top 100 Attorney in New Jersey

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