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J.D. Rutgers University School of Law, Camden
B.A. Rutgers College
Andrew Bayer serves as the Chairman of the Firm’s Municipal Group and Litigation Group. He currently serves as the Director of Law for the Township of Pemberton, Litigation Counsel to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority,and Special Monmouth County and Camden County Counsel. He serves as Special Affordable Housing Counsel to the Boroughs of Tinton Falls, Spring Lake and Glassboro, and to the Townships of Howell, Hillsborough and Holmdel. He previously served as the Township Attorney to Marlboro Township and the Borough of Eatontown. In his capacity as Municipal Attorney, he serves as corporation counsel and handles all aspects of the municipality’s legal representations, including the drafting of resolutions and ordinances, defending the municipality in prerogative writ complaints, civil rights actions and claims brought under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act. Mr. Bayer also specializes in commercial and employment litigation on behalf of the Firm’s private clients. Mr. Bayer has presented oral arguments before the New Jersey Supreme Court and New Jersey’s intermediate appellate court. He has an active trial practice and he also regularly appears before State agencies and the Office of Administrative Law.
Mr. Bayer served as the Chairman of the New Jersey Supreme Court District VII Ethics Committee, serving Mercer County. The District VII Ethics Committee, one of eighteen statewide, works under the supervision of the Office of Attorney Ethics as the investigative and prosecutorial arm of the Supreme Court of New Jersey in discharging the court’s constitutional responsibility to supervise and discipline New Jersey attorneys.
Mr. Bayer was admitted to the bar of the State of New Jersey, the United Stated District Court of the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1988. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit. From 1988-1989, Mr. Bayer served as a law clerk to the Hon. Serena Perretti, J.S.C. From 1989 through 1992, Mr. Bayer served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey, where he defended state agencies in tort and environmental litigation matters.
Mr. Bayer received a B.A. degree in 1985 from Rutgers College in Economics where he was an Economics Honors Graduate. He received his Juris Doctor in 1988, from Rutgers School of Law-Camden.