New Partner Joins Firm

August 9, 2010

Steven Weinstein Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader

Steven D. Weinstein joined the law firm of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader, L.L.C. as a Partner in its Woodbury, New Jersey, office on August 9, 2010. Steve focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation before state, federal, and administrative courts; resolution of issues with local and state governmental agencies; and redevelopment and public finance matters and serves as Special Counsel to a number of governmental entities. Steve's practice areas include:

administrative law
government contracts and relations
public finance, including local government units, authorities, and underwriters in municipal bond transactions
real estate
alternate dispute resolution and mediation
advice to government agencies and on behalf of private clients in dealings with public agencies
school law and labor relations
counsel to governmental entities on specialized matters
Steve has served as Camden County Counsel, General Counsel to the South Jersey Port Corporation, Hearing Officer for the County of Camden, Solicitor for the Oaklyn Housing Corporation, Solicitor for the Borough of Clementon Zoning Board, Solid Waste Counsel for the County of Camden and Counsel for the Camden County Economic Development Committee.

Steve brings to the firm a history of favorable results for clients, among them:

Local government entity on all aspects of 1,100 acre redevelopment project and negotiating over $300 million in development contracts
Private nonprofit school in respect to licensing and audit claims with New Jersey Department of Education
Major city water system against claims for long-term medical monitoring for environmental matters
Regional utility authority against multiple claims challenging liability of connection fee charges
Contractor against state department of labor claims for prevailing wage claims
Successful defense of challenge to local governments adoption of redevelopment plan
Successful defense of municipal collective bargaining actions

A native of Southern New Jersey, Steve graduated Rutgers University with a B.A. degree in Business Administration and received a J.D. degree from the Rutgers University School of Law - Camden. Steve holds bar admissions in the State of New Jersey, State of Pennsylvania, Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the U.S. District Court New Jersey. Steve currently serves as the President of the Haddonfield Board of Education, as Chairman of the NJ Commission on Higher Education, as a Board Member for New Jersey Alliance for Action and as Vice President of New Jersey Future. He is a member of the Camden County Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Authorities Association of New Jersey and the Chamber of Commerce of Southern New Jersey. He formerly served as Chairman of the Board of Rowan University and as Chair to the West Jersey Health and Hospital Foundation.

Steve devotes time to many community organizations, including The United Way of Camden County as Vice President and Chair of its Community Impact Council, and the Camden Cathedral Forum Advisory Board.

Steve has been recognized in Whos Who in the East, Whos Who in American Law, Whos Who Emerging Leaders in America (Third Edition), and Men of Achievement. He is the author of noted chapter, Contracts and Bidding on the State and Local Government Level: Key Considerations in the book Inside the Minds: Working with Government Agencies in Government Contracts Law (Aspatore Books, April, 2009).

We congratulate Steve on his new position and are confident that his expertise and dedication will provide our clients with the superior service they have come to expect from Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader. We welcome him and wish him continued success in his new role," said former New Jersey Governor and firm founder James J. Florio.

Prior to joining Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader, L.L.C. Steve practiced law at Blank Rome LLP.

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