Spencer J. Rothwell

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Spencer J. Rothwell


(201) 587-0888  Ext. 6436

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Spencer J. Rothwell is an associate with the firm in the Land Use, Litigation and Real Estate departments. Prior to joining Wells, Jaworski & Liebman, he was an associate at a firm in Ramsey where he litigated a broad range of civil defense matters.  He has extensive experience handling both commercial and general civil litigation matters. Spencer is admitted to practice before the State and Federal Courts in New Jersey, and before the Courts of the State of New York. He graduated from Lehigh University in 2005 with a B.S. and earned his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law in Newark in 2008, where he served as Production Editor of the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. Following law school, he served as law clerk to the Hon. John E. Selser, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Passaic County. Spencer is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association and a graduate of The Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court.

Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Tax Appeals

Lehigh University; B.S.,
Marketing (2005).

Rutgers University School of Law
Newark; Juris Doctor (2008).


New Jersey, 2008
New York, 2009
United States District Court,
District of New Jersey (2008).

Spencer J. Rothwell

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