Your LEGAL Team
Our team includes specialized attorneys and of-counsel lawyers whose experience is placed at your disposal, each carefully matched to your precise legal needs as well as to the jurisdiction in which the services are required. We also have highly trained support staff and paralegals to service your legal matter seamlessly and efficiently.
ROBERT POPESCU, Esq. graduated with a BA degree from MSU, cum laude. Mr. Popescu received his Juris Doctor degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a member of the bars of the State of New York, the State of New Jersey and of the District of Columbia.
Mr. Popescu has held membership in the American Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, the Bar Association of Monmouth and Middlesex Counties, New Jersey, as well as Bars of the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of Michigan. He is also a member of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (New York, Connecticut, Vermont), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, the Virgin Islands) and of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Popescu is an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, where he has been teaching litigation to future attorneys for the past 11 years. Read More
GIAN PIERO RINALDI, Esq. received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Bologna, Italy. Mr. Rinaldi also holds a Master degree in comparative law from George Washington University and a second Master degree in international affairs (M.A.I.A.) from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Rinaldi is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and before the bar of Italy. He concentrates in the field of commercial and international law. His practice includes international trade litigation, international arbitration, transactional work as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Rinaldi is fluent in Italian, English and French.
CARMEN ZABRAUTANU, Esq. is a graduate of Bucharest University. She holds a degree in juridical science and is a licensed attorney in Romania. Ms. Zabrautanu’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, commercial consultancy, family, real estate and employment law. Ms. Zabrautanu is a member of the National Union of the Romanian Bars and of the Bucharest Bar. She speaks English and Romanian.
AUGUSTIN ZABRAUTANU, Esq. is a graduate of Bucharest University. He holds a degree in juridical science and is a licensed attorney in Romania. His post graduate work included courses in private legal practice and criminology at Bucharest University School of Law. Although Mr. Zabrautanu is a seasoned criminal law litigator, his current practice focuses on complex civil litigation, as well as international transactions and commercial consultancy. He is a member of the National Union of the Romanian Bars and of the Bucharest Bar. Mr. Zabrutanu speaks English and Romanian.
ABED AWAD, Esq. is an attorney, public speaker, and community leader. His practice in the New Jersey-New York area focuses on general civil litigation, including complex matrimonial law, commercial law, Islamic law and international law. Mr. Awad has received an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. An “AV” rating identifies a lawyer with a very high, preeminent, legal ability and is the highest reflection of expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence. Mr. Awad is a Fellow of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Awad was the Law Clerk for the Honorable George E. Sabbath of the New Jersey Superior Court. Mr. Awad is an Adjunct Law Professor at Rutgers Law School, Newark, Pace Law School, New York, and Seton Hall Law School, Newark. He teaches three courses: (1) Islamic Jurisprudence; (2) Islamic Banking and Finance; and (3) Matrimonial Litigation. Mr. Awad is a frequent political and legal commentator for numerous television and radio networks, including but not limited to The New York Times (video interview), ABC, CNNfn, CNN, Canadian Broadcasting Read More
We place the latest technological advances in the service of our clients. From hi-tech courtroom evidentiary displays to routine multi-party video-conferencing abilities from any of our offices, your legal matter will have every modern advantage available today.