Firm Overview




Charles A. Gruen established the firm in 1990. His goal is to provide clients, whether large or small, with hands-on representation which will result in the most cost-effective and efficient way of resolving, or better yet, avoiding disputes. The firm operates upon the principles that communication with clients and relentless preparation are the keys to bringing a clientís particular issue to a successful resolution.

The Law Offices of Charles A. Gruen provides responsive and efficient legal services to a wide variety of clients, including companies which transact business on a nationwide basis, smaller companies, families and individuals. The firmís business clients engage in various enterprises, such as equipment leasing, financing, banking, real estate development, retail sales, manufacturing and distribution.

The firm utilizes Mr. Gruenís background as a Court-Appointed Arbitrator and Mediator to the advantage of its clients, often representing them as advocates in the various methods of alternate dispute resolution, or recommending for or against such processes, depending upon the needs of the particular client.

As an additional service to its clients, the firm maintains close and valuable relationships with respected professionals in the areas of accounting, financial planning, real estate marketing, engineering and environmental testing. When appropriate, and subject to the clientís approval, the firm brings other such professionals into the case to assist within particular areas of specialty.

The firm has achieved the highest rating of AV in the Martindale- Hubbell Law Directory, based upon reviews received from other members of the bar in the community in which the firm practices. The firmís staff of experienced attorneys and paralegals is well-equipped to provide efficient and cost-effective service across a full spectrum of practice areas, throughout the States of New York and New Jersey.

Our main areas of practice include litigation, alternate dispute resolution, real estate (both residential and commercial), collections, judgment enforcement, personal injury, estate planning, estate administration, commercial law, contracts, family law, insurance law, creditorsí rights, leasing law, landlord-tenant and bankruptcy.