Elliot J. Rosner has a varied practice encompassing complex commercial and civil litigation, matrimonial and family law and corporate transactions.
As a commercial litigator appearing before state courts, federal courts and arbitration panels in New York and New Jersey, Mr. Rosner has represented clients in the fields of real estate, health care, education, food production, nursing homes and not-for-profit entities. He has litigated cases involving breach of contract, common law fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, civil RICO, defamation, bankruptcy-related claims, business torts and employment disputes.
In his matrimonial and family law practice, Mr. Rosner represents clients before the New York State Supreme Court and Family Court, New Jersey Superior Court and in Beth Din and other ADR forums. His work in this area encompasses issues such as divorce, custody, visitation, child support, spousal maintenance, equitable distribution, arbitration and prenuptial/ postnuptial agreements.
In both commercial and family law matters, Mr. Rosner is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer, with extensive arbitration experience in both areas including the representation of clients in arbitration forums and in arbitration-related litigation before the courts.
Mr. Rosner's transactional practice includes advising clients at all stages – from preliminary negotiations through the drafting of agreements and closings – in matters such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, newly formed entities, asset purchases and real estate financing. He has also advised clients on, and drafted, a wide variety of contracts including LLC operating agreements, employment agreements, corporate by-laws and shareholder agreements, non-disclosure agreements and contracts for the sale of real property.