Joseph R. Scholz

Partner

Four Gateway Center
100 Mulberry St.
Newark, NJ 07102
jscholz@mccarter.com

Joseph Scholz is an experienced trial lawyer who has successfully litigated disputes in federal and state courts and arbitrations for over twenty years. He has represented a number of major financial institutions, Fortune 500 corporations and business executives at the trial level, and has also won significant appellate victories in the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the New York Court of Appeals.

Throughout his career, a primary focus of Joe’s practice has been trial advocacy. He is a tenacious advocate who has handled matters for corporations and executives across a broad range of industries, including financial services, commodities producers, accounting firms and pharmaceutical developers. His cases have involved numerous substantive areas of law, including securities, employment, contracts, environmental, fraud investigations, bankruptcy, and intellectual property rights.

He has extensive experience representing financial services companies and derivatives brokers in complex litigation concerning the hiring and firing of brokers, the enforceability of restrictive covenants, and raiding cases.

Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, 1992
  • B.A., Rutgers University,

    1989

    Articles Editor, Rutgers Law Review

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, New York