Victoria R. Pekerman

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Hackensack, NJ

Shapiro Croland Reiser Apfel & Di Iorio, LLP
 | Continental Plaza II, 411 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Phone: 201-488-3900
Fax: 201-488-9481
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Insurance Coverage (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian

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Attorney Profile

A member of the commercial litigation department at Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel, & Di Iorio, LLP, Victoria R. Pekerman represents clients in Bergen County, New Jersey, in matters of business and commercial law and estate litigation. She also has experience in employment disputes, insurance coverage, and partnership and shareholder disputes. Fluent in English and Russian, she has almost two decades of legal experience.

She is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and in the state of Pennsylvania and the state of New Jersey. A prolific writer, Ms. Pekerman has published decisions related to patent infringement claims, commercial agreement damages and partnership disputes.

In 1993, Ms. Pekerman graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Binghamton University, then attended Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law and obtained a Juris Doctor in 1998. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Bergen County Women’s Lawyers Association, the Bergen County Bar Association, the Equity Jurisprudence Special Committee, the Borough of River Edge Zoning Board of Adjustment and the District II-A Ethics Committee.

An active member of her community and profession, she is also a trustee of the Women in the Profession section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and a participant in the Post-Conviction Relief appeal program for the New Jersey Office of the Public Defender. Ms. Pekerman previously worked as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for a United States Magistrate Judge, the Hon. M. Faith Angell.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Insurance Coverage (20%): Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Insurance Defense

Estate & Trust Litigation (20%): Will Contests

Civil Litigation (20%)

General Litigation (10%): Litigation, Restraining Order

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Insurance, Bad Faith Insurance, Insurance Defense, Will Contests, Litigation, Restraining Order, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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About Victoria Pekerman

Admitted: 1998, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://shapiro-croland.com/attorneys/victoria-r-pekerman/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, District II Ethics Committee, 2015-Present
  • Participant, New Jersey Office of the Public Defender Post-Conviction Relief Appeal Program
  • Member, Bergen County Woman’s Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Trustee, New Jersey State Bar Association, Women in the Profession Section, 2014-Present
  • Member, Equity Jurisprudence Committee, 2015-Present
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • State of Pennsylvania
  • State of New Jersey
  • Treasurer, Women Lawyers in Bergen County Bar Organization;    Member, Bergen County Bar Association; Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Borough of River Edge Zoning Board of Adjustment, 2014-2018
  • Bergen County Ethics Committee

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • THS Company, LLC v. Sheraton World Resort Orlando, 2006 WL 3731205 (D.N.J. 2006) (represented New Jersey Company in suit for damages arising out of commercial agreement)
  • Celgene Corp. v. Abrika Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2007 WL 1456156 (D.N.J. 2007) (patent infringement claims under the Match-Waxman Act against major generic drug manufacturer)
  • Celgene Corp. v. Actavis South Atlantic LLC, 2008 WL 4858263 (D.N.J. 2008) (patent infringement claims under the Hatch-Waxman Act against major generic drug manufacturer)
  • Jersey York Apparel, LLC v. Ronald Platovsky, 2008 WL 2164287 (Ch. Div. 2008) (partnership dispute)

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts, SUNY-Binghamton, 1993 (Cum Laude)
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Office Location for Victoria R. Pekerman

Continental Plaza II
411 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: 201-488-3900

Fax: 201-488-9481

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Last Updated: 1/9/2019

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