Allen Susser

Allen Susser

Partner
Location:
Saddle Brook, New Jersey
Phone:
201-845-9600
Fax:
201-845-9423
Email:

Experience

Allen Susser's practice focuses primarily on real estate and business transactions, as well as the representation of creditors' in commercial and consumer loan debt collections and foreclosure.

The real estate and transactions part of his practice includes: the sale and purchase of commercial and residential real estate; the financing and refinancing of commercial and residential real estate; and the creation, acquisition, sale, merger and dissolution of business entities.

The creditors' rights part of his practice includes: commercial loan workouts, consumer debt collections, bankruptcy, and commercial and residential foreclosure.

Mr. Susser has been included in the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 list of New Jersey Super Lawyers for Business Litigation, Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense.  He was also included in the list of Bergen's "Top Lawyers" in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, by (201) Magazine, in Business, Corporate & Commercial and Real Estate.  He has also received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

See Awards and Honors Methodology

Mr. Susser was a law clerk to the Hon. Irving I. Rubin, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1977-78. He joined Cohn Lifland in 1987.

Practices

  • Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Creditors' Rights

Affiliations

Mr. Susser is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Passaic County Bar Association, of which he was a member of the Board of Trustees from 1984 to 1987. He was a member of the Board of Trustees, Passaic County Legal Aid Society from 1982 to 1987. Mr. Susser was a member of the Board of Directors of the Y.M. & Y.W.H.A. of North Jersey from 1985-1995.  He is presently a member of the board of directors of The National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving, having been appointed to that position in September 2015.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Creditors’ Rights

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1977
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1977

Education

  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1977
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1973

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey Super Lawyers for Business Litigation, Civil Litigation and Criminal Defense, 2013 - 2017
  • Bergen’s “Top Lawyers” in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, by (201) Magazine, in Business, Corporate & Commercial and Real Estate
  • AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Passaic County Legal Aid Society, Member of Board of Trustees, 1982 - 1987
  • Y.M. & Y.W.H.A. of North Jersey, Member of Board of Directors , 1985 - 1995
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Passaic County Bar Association, Member of Board of Trustees, 1984 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member of the board of directors, The National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving, 2015 - Present