Gerard G. Brew
Partner, McCarter & English LLP
Mr. Brew represents clients in disputed matters involving estates, trusts, fiduciaries, family issues, and closely held family businesses. Drawing on his experience in those litigated matters, he also counsels fiduciary clients in complex estate administrations to avoid disputes and handles estate planning and administration matters. Mr. Brew seeks to achieve the desired result in a cost-effective manner, whether through litigation in the probate or chancery courts, or various alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.Mr. Brew devotes substantial time to advancing legal issues and legal education. He is the author of the New Jersey Probate Probate Procedures Manual -- Navigating a New Jersey Estate Administration (NJ ICLE 2008). He is a contributing editor to The New Jersey Estate Litigation Manual (authored by Steven K. Mignogna, Esq., NJ ICLE 2006) and The New Jersey Estate Planning Manual (authored by Glenn A. Henkel, Esq., NJ ICLE 2007). He is an adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School (teaching New Jersey Estate Administration). He is recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 2006-2012 editions (he was selected one of the Top 100 lawyers in New Jersey for 2010). He is also listed in the 2007-2013 issues of Best Lawyers in America and has been named the Best Lawyers' 2012 Newark Litigation-Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year.