May 02, 2019
Sills Cummis & Gross is
pleased to announce the addition of eight attorneys, who bring diverse
experience to the Firm and our clients.
Alvarado ǀ Member ǀ Real Estate ǀ Newark
Ivette P. Alvarado focuses her
practice on multiple disciplines within every commercial real estate asset
class, including leasing, acquisitions, dispositions, finance, condominium,
redevelopment and tax incentives. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey and
New York. She received her J.D. from
Rutgers School of Law – Newark and her B.A. from Rutgers College.
Kandel ǀ Member ǀ Litigation ǀ Newark
Tyler J. Kandel’s complex commercial litigation practice
includes representation of financial institutions, public and private
corporations and other commercial clients in litigation involving a wide array
of issues in both federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and
New York. He received his J.D., cum laude,
from New York Law School and his B.A. from the State University of New York at
Teele ǀ Member ǀ Creditors’
Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization ǀ Newark
S. Jason Teele brings a wealth of experience in
corporate restructuring, commercial litigation and transactional matters
involving distressed businesses. He is
admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law, his
M.P.A. from Seton Hall University and his B.A. from Rutgers University.
Abrams ǀ Of Counsel ǀ Tax, Trusts and Estates ǀ Newark
Matthew B. Abrams focuses his
practice on trusts and estates matters, including estate planning, probate,
administration and Surrogate’s Court litigation. He assists individuals and
families at every stage of life and planning.
He is admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and the District of
Columbia. He received his J.D. from New
York Law School and his B.A. from Columbia University.
Martin C. Fojas
ǀ Of Counsel ǀ
Restrictive Covenant, Trade Secret & Unfair Competition ǀ Newark
Martin C. Fojas concentrates his practice on
restrictive covenant, privacy and trade secret counseling and litigation, as
well as employment and wage and hour counseling and litigation. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and
New York. He received his J.D., cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School and
his B.A. from Cornell University.
Clifford D. Dawkins,
Jr. ǀ Associate ǀ
Employment and Labor ǀ Newark
Clifford D. Dawkins, Jr. focuses his practice on
representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice
and counseling. He is admitted to
practice in New Jersey and New York. He received
his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law – Newark, his M.P.P. from
Rutgers University and his B.S. from Cornell University.
Lauren C. Watson ǀ Associate ǀ
Litigation Department ǀ New York
Lauren C. Watson has a diverse civil
litigation practice, with a concentration in complex commercial litigation in
the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey. She is
admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Brooklyn Law School and her B.S., cum laude, from Davidson College.
Wilkins ǀ Associate ǀ Corporate ǀ Newark
William L. Wilkins represents public and private
companies with a wide array of transactional matters, including business
formation and structuring, M&A, joint ventures, and debt and equity
financings. He is admitted to practice
in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He
graduated from Temple University School of Law with his J.D., LL.M. in Taxation
and LL.M. in Trial Advocacy. He received
his B.A. from Rutgers University.