Darrell M. Felsenstein

Darrell Felsenstein

Darrell M. Felsenstein


(201) 587-0888  Ext.6405

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Darrell is an Administrative Partner with the firm, sharing administration and firm management duties with Stuart Liebman and Mark Balian and is also the chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Felsenstein is active in handling commercial and general civil litigation matters as well as Appellate matters in State and Federal Courts.. Mr. Felsenstein also is involved in the firm’s Business and Corporate practice and has experience handling real estate matters. Mr. Felsenstein also extensively handles the sale and acquisition of liquor licenses throughout the state on behalf of corporations and individuals. Mr. Felsenstein is admitted to practice in New Jersey, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Prior to beginning his practice, Mr. Felsenstein was a Law Clerk to the Honorable Marilyn C. Clark, J.S. C. Superior Court of New Jersey in Passaic County.

Mr. Felsenstein is a former Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association, having served three terms and currently participates in its General Equity and Civil Practice Committees. Mr. Felsenstein also volunteers with the Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation and is a former vice president in charge of travel baseball of the Board of the Glen Rock Baseball Association and a former coach with both the Glen Rock Baseball Association and Glen Rock Soccer Association. Mr. Felsenstein has also been chosen as one of the top lawyers for 2018 as selected by his peers in 201 Magazine. Mr. Felsenstein also has had the honor of being appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to serve as attorney member of the District IIA Fee Arbitration Committee.


University of New Hampshire School of Law, 1992
Boston University, B.S., 1989

New Jersey 1992

U.S. District Court
District of New Jersey, 1992
United States Court of Appeals,
Third Circuit, 2008
Supreme Court of the United States, 2018

Bergen County Bar Association

Construction Litigation
Employment Law
Liquor Licensing

Articles by Darrell M. Felsenstein

NJ Liquor License Update

As New Jersey begins heading into Stage 2 of its reopening, beginning on June 15, 2020, restaurants and bars will ...
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New Jersey Court Operations Update

In the immediate aftermath of the onset of the COVID-19 public health emergency, New Jersey Courts took steps to suspend ...
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How do I Sell Liquor in my Restaurant?

You want to open a restaurant in one of the over five hundred municipalities in New Jersey and you would ...
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Tenant Self-Insurance Does Not Protect Landlords

In our practice, we have had numerous opportunities to represent property owners/ landlords in lease negotiations with large national retail ...
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Shortening Time to Sue Can Be Permissible

Employment law and the litigation that so often follows, or even occurs during the employer/employee relationship, is constantly evolving as ...
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Alternative Dispute Resolution

What is confusing to many litigants is that even after filing suit or being sued, they often are compelled, by ...
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Employment Manuals

Employment manuals or handbooks can be a sword or shield, depending on whether you are an employee or employer but, ...
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At Will Employment

With unemployment rates at their highest levels in a quarter of a century, one hot button topic in today's economic ...
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General Equity/Chancery Practice

Although often our Litigation Department handles cases involving exclusively money damages, there are an ever increasing amount of litigation matters, ...
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Family Estate Disputes

Unfortunately, more and more litigation matters involve disputes between family members over inheritance and estate issues. Not all disputes center ...
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