Richard J. Lambert

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Paramus, NJ

Dunn Lambert LLC
The Atrium - East 80 Route 4
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-957-0874
Fax: 201-291-0140
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2014
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (50%), Mergers & Acquisitions (30%), Closely Held Business (20%)
Languages Spoken: English, French, Italian


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Attorney Profile

Richard J. Lambert is a founding partner of Dunn Lambert, L.L.C., in Paramus, New Jersey. As a business lawyer, he represents small to mid-size businesses, and their owners and executives as an outside legal counsel on a variety of matters, including business formation and organization, contracts, employment law, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, and trademarks. He also provides representation in alternative dispute resolution in business disputes.

Mr. Lambert received his law degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1979. Having worked for several prestigious law firms in New York and New Jersey, he is known for his professional experience and in-depth knowledge of business and commercial law.

In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Lambert served as the chairman of the corporate law section of the Essex County Bar Association from 1989 to 1990 and is still an active member. He is also a member of the New Jersey and American bar associations. He is a frequent lecturer and author on business law topics.

Mr. Lambert is licensed to practice in New Jersey and New York. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 20%Closely Held Business


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2014

About Richard J. Lambert

Admitted: 1980, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Chairman, Advisory Board to the Village School for Children, Inc., 1988 - 1989
  • Wyckoff Recreation Dept.: Coach of Boys Soccer, Baseball & Basketball, 1990 - 1999
  • Chairman, Board of Trustees - Foundation for Free Enterprise, 2004 - 2006

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chairperson, Essex County Bar Association, Corporate Law Committee, 1989 - 1990
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association, 1979 - Present
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1979 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1980
  • New Jersey, 1980
  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1982

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Speaker, "Effect of 1986 Tax Reform Act on Entrepreneurs and Venture Capitalists", Venture Association of New Jersey, 1986
  • Speaker, "Legal Liability Concerns of Mechanical Engineers", American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Management Chapter, 1991
  • Speaker, "What It's Worth: Valuing Your Business" Seminar Presentation, New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners, 1991
  • Speaker, "Legal Liability of Consulting Chemists", Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers, 1991
  • Speaker, "Negotiation", New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners, Middlesex Chap., 1991
  • Speaker, "Seventy Cents Does Not Equal a Dollar - The Earnings Gap", Business and Professional Women Association, Berkeley Hgts. Chap., 1991
  • Speaker, "Wrongful Discharge", Jersey Shore Association of Human Resources, 1991
  • Speaker, "Employment Law: Current Issues", Matawan-Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce, 1990
  • Speaker, "The Impact of Environmental Law on Commercial Lending" Seminar Presentation, First Fidelity Bank, 1990
  • Speaker, "Employment Contracts and Restrictive Covenants" Seminar Presentation, Employment Law Council, 1990
  • Speaker, "Wrongful Discharge and Other Current Employment Law Issues", National Association of Accountants, Morris-Essex Chapter, 1990
  • Speaker, "Employment Law Issues for Data Processing Professionals", Data Processing Management Association, 1990
  • "Legal Aspects of Buying a Business" Workshop Presentations for the New Jersey Small Business Development Center, Kean College, 1995
  • "Selling Your Business for the Most Profit, How... When... and Why", Jointly Sponsored with U.S. Chamber of Commerce and The Geneva Companies, March 13, 1997
  • "Selling a Business for the Most Profit": Jointly Sponsored with Rutgers University and The Geneva Companies, May 1, 1996, August 15, 1997, August 14, 2001, August 16, 2001, August 23, 2001, February 28, 2002, March 12, 2002, March 13, 2002
  • "How to Maximize the Value of Your Business and Exit on Your Own Terms", The Geneva Companies, November 1, 1994
  • "Legal Aspects of Starting and Running a Small Business," Annual Workshop Presentations/Small Business Development Center, Kean College, 1990 - Present
  • Developed and Moderated, "Negotiating Mergers and Acquisitions of Privately - Held Companies" New Jersey ICLE Seminar, Dec. 1990
  • "Marketing and Distribution Law: How to Avoid Litigation and Use the Law as a Management Tool", Commerce Magazine, December, 1986
  • "Setting Prices: Introduction to Robinson - Patman Price Discrimination", Commerce Magazine, October, 1986
  • "Joint Ventures: Negotiating Pitfalls and Opportunities", Commerce Magazine, August, 1986
  • "Joint Ventures: Strategic Alliances", Commerce Magazine, July, 1986

Educational Background

  • Fordham University, New York, New York, B.A., Communication Arts, Dean's List, 1973
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Office Location for Richard J. Lambert

The Atrium - East 80 Route 4
Paramus, NJ 07652

Phone: 201-957-0874

Fax: 201-291-0140

Last Updated: 8/17/2015

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