Overview

Mr. Liss is a results-oriented commercial litigator whose practice is focused on resolving complex business and corporate disputes with an emphasis on shareholder and corporate governance disputes, business torts, commercial contract disputes, and general commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, from the discovery process through final dispute resolution, and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various matters at the trial and appellate levels in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. He strives to find creative, cost-effective solutions to solve clients’ problems in the most efficient way.

Mr. Liss has handled numerous lawsuits involving business divorces and business breakups, contract disputes, commercial leases and other real estate development disputes, estate disputes and will contests, and accounting malpractice. He represents clients in various industries, including real estate, pharmaceuticals, financial services, and trucking, among others.

FOCUS AREAS

Mr. Liss has represented clients in all types of corporate divorces and intra-business disputes, including disputes among shareholders, partners, and members of limited liability companies. In addition to representing clients in litigation, Mr. Liss has also counseled clients on managing their businesses during such disputes. He has worked with various experts in the course of handling such litigation, including forensic accountants, real estate appraisers, and business valuation experts.

Mr. Liss regularly appears in New Jersey Chancery Courts and has considerable experience responding to and initiating orders to show cause seeking injunctive relief both in state and federal court..

Mr. Liss regularly represents developers, owners, and contractors in multiple real estate development projects and complex commercial lease disputes.

Mr. Liss regularly represents large corporations, as well as small and medium sized closely held companies, in all facets of business and contract disputes.

Education

  • New York University School of Law (J.D.)
  • New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business (B.S.)

Judicial Clerkship(s)

Law clerk to the Honorable Ronald D. Castille, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Civic / Charitable Activities

Jewish Federation of Greater Metrowest New Jersey
Board of Trustees (2010 - present)
Chair, Budget and Finance Committee (2013 - present)
Chair, Young Leadership Division (2011-2013)

Golda Och Academy
Chair, Annual Campaign (2013 - 2016)
Board of Trustees (2014 - present)

Publications & Features

NEWSROOM

Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Business Litigation 2005-2012

2014 Julius and Bessie Cohn Young Leadership Award for community outreach by the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest New Jersey

Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2005 and 2006

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. A description of the selection process methodology for the awards referenced is available at gibbonslaw.com/awards/.