Brian W. Donnelly

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Mount Laurel, NJ

Donnelly LLC
 | 403 Birchfield Dr, Suite 403A
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 856-324-6147
Fax: 856-291-7420
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013, 2016
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Closely Held Business (10%)


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Attorney Profile

As the managing member of Donnelly Ritigstein Law Offices in Moorestown, New Jersey, Brian W. Donnelly brings 14 years of experience as a practicing attorney to clients in the southern part of the state. Mr. Donnelly served for one year as a clerk to the presiding judge of the general equity court for Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties. He is an award-winning attorney who focuses his practice on estate administration, trusts, probate litigation, business law, business formation and franchise law.

Mr. Donnelly obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland. He was then awarded his Juris Doctor from the Camden campus of Rutgers Law School in 2002, and he subsequently received a Master of Laws in estate and gift tax from Temple University Beasley School of Law. He is admitted to practice before the state courts of New Jersey, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. He is a member of the Commercial Law League of America, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc., the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey and the Camden County Bar Association Taxation Committee. He has been included in the Legal Elite list published by SmartCEO magazine.

His impressive record of achievement as an attorney has been recognized within the legal community with an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Donnelly has also earned a "Superb" rating from his peers through Avvo. Mr. Donnelly has prepared numerous estate plans and represented clients in probate proceedings involving multimillion dollar estates. His knowledge of business and corporate law has resulted in his engagement as outside general counsel by several closely held businesses.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Business Litigation
  • 10%Closely Held Business
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Probate & Estate Administration


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Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013, 2016

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About Brian Donnelly

Admitted: 2002, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Rising Stars, Superlawyers, 2010
  • Rising Stars, Superlawyers, 2009
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys, September 1, 2010 - Present  
  • SMART CEO Magazine Legal Elite List, December 1, 2010 - Present
  • NJ SuperLawyer Rising Stars, April 1, 2009 - Present
  • AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell, May 1, 2010 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Disrict of Columbia, 2009
  • Camden County Bar, Share Tax Committee, 2016 - Present  
  • Estate and Financial Planning Council of South Jersey, Member, October 1, 2010 - Present
  • National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, Member, March 1, 2010 - Present
  • Commercial Law League of America, Member, May 1, 2008 - Present
  • Federal District Court of New Jersey, 2003  
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court New Jersey, 2003
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 2010
  • New Jersey, 2003

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, College Park, 1999
  • Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, LL.M., Master of Laws - May, 2009, Major: Estate and Gift Tax

Industry Groups

  • Elder Counsel
  • Estate And Financial Planning Council Of Southern New Jersey
  • National Association Of Eldar Law Attorneys
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Office Location for Brian W. Donnelly

403 Birchfield Dr
Suite 403A
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Phone: 856-324-6147

Fax: 856-291-7420

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Last Updated: 8/21/2018

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