Jeffrey Herrmann’s practice is concentrated in the field of complex commercial litigation. In this area, he has successfully represented clients in both individual and class actions in such diverse areas as securities law, consumer fraud, bankruptcy, construction law and antitrust matters.

Jeffrey has litigated numerous matters, which have been the subject of published opinions establishing important precedent both in New Jersey and nationally in the areas of securities fraud, consumer fraud and bankruptcy. Jeffrey has been recognized for several years by SuperLawyers in the following categories: Securities Litigation, Business Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights.

In addition, he regularly represents clients before FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the American Arbitration Association.

Jeffrey started as a law clerk in 1975 and joined Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP as an associate the following year. He was elected as a partner of the firm in 1981.

Jeffrey is an Adjunct Professor in the English Department at Kean University, teaching courses on Shakespeare.

  • Adjunct Professor, English Department, Kean University, teaching courses on Shakespeare
  • Lecturer, N.J. Institute for Continuing Legal Education (NJICLE)
  • Lecturer, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, Trustee
  • American Bar Association, member
  • New Jersey Bar Association, member
  • Bergen County Bar Association, member
  • New Jersey Bar Association Securities Law Committee, Co-Vice Chair
  • Fair Lawn Jewish Center, Past President
  • Selected by the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey as a recipient of the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, 2024
  • Recognized as a" Mentor of the Year," New Jersey Legal Awards, presented by The New Jersey Law Journal, 2020*
  • Selected to the list of The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, every year since 2016*
  • Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers®, 2005-2024, in Business Litigation*
  • AV® rated, the highest rating conferred by Martindale-Hubbell® for legal ability and professional ethics, based upon a peer review of the Bar and the Judiciary*

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