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Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman, LLC
Fort Lee Executive Park
Two Executive Drive, Suite 530
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 201-947-8855
Fax: 201-947-2402
E-Mail: msemeraro@northjerseyattorneys.com
www.northjerseyattorneys.com
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Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Automobile
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Errors and Omissions
  • General Liability
  • Land Use
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Entities
  • Real Estate
  • Trucking
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Liability
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About Us
Kaufman, Semeraro & Leibman, LLP is accomplished and respected in various legal practice areas. We apply the full benefits of our knowledge and experience to the determined pursuit of favorable outcomes for our clients, and are committed to protecting their interests.

Our convenient Fort Lee location adjacent to Route 95, Route 4, Route 46, Route 80 in northern New Jersey positions us ideally to represent individuals and businesses in New York or New Jersey. Our close proximity to the George Washington Bridge makes us a convenient choice for New York corporations who have legal needs in Northern New Jersey. We also serve the Southern and Eastern Counties of New York. We are flexible and responsive to all of our clients, offering services including attentive counsel provided by experienced attorneys, and clear communication facilitated by our legal staff as needed.
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Client Information
Non-Insurance Clients
CBS OutdoorCentury 21 Gemini, LLC Realty
County of MorrisCushman & Wakefield
Investor's BankLangan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc.
Marathon National BankNorth Jersey Community Bank
Passaic Valley Sewerage CommissionPrime Rose Schools
Prudential Gross & Jansen Highlands RealtyToll Brothers, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Partners
Paul C. Kaufman
Fort Lee, NJ
Practice Areas
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Banking
  • Municipal Law
  • Employment Law
Admitted
  • New Jersey, 1974
Memberships:
  • American, New Jersey State and Bergen County Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A., 1970
  • New York Law School, J.D., 1973
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Mark J. Semeraro, Department Head, Insurance Defense Group
Fort Lee, NJ
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Self-Insured Defense
  • Labor and Employment
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Land Use
  • Real Estate
Admitted
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:
"AV Rated" by Martindale-Hubbell (2005-Present); "Top Bergen County Lawyer, 2012," 201 Magazine, April 2012; "Good Scout of the Year," Northern New Jersey Council, Boys Scouts of America (2008)
Memberships:
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
Education:
  • William Paterson College, B.A., 1989
  • University of Bridgeport School of Law, J.D., 1992
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Marc E. Leibman
Fort Lee, NJ
Practice Areas
  • Land Use
  • Municipal Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
Admitted
  • New Jersey, 1996
  • New York, 2007
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2007
Additional Biographical Details:
Named Rising Star Criminal Attorney by New Jersey Monthly Magazine (2006-present)
Education:
  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 1993
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1996
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Deena B. Rosendahl, Employment Law Group
Fort Lee, NJ
Years of Experience:20
Practice Areas
  • Labor and Employment
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Self-Insured Defense
Admitted
  • New Jersey, 1996
  • New York, 1998
Additional Biographical Details:
Themis Bar Review Advisor for NY and NJ Bar Examination (2010 - present); Board member, JCC Early Childhood Learning Center (2009-2010)
Education:
  • Ithaca College, B.A., 1993
  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1996
Law Review:
Associate Editor, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce
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Associates
Jaime R. PlacekJustin D. Santagata
Bryan P. ReganR. Scott Fahrney
Danielle M. Lamake

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