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.

Robert Popescu, Esq.

Founder

Bio

 

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

ABED AWAD, Esq.

ABED AWAD, Esq.

of Counsel on special projects

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
ALOZIE N. ETUFUGH, Esq.

ALOZIE N. ETUFUGH, Esq.

of Counsel on special projects

ALOZIE N. ETUFUGH, ESQ. 

Mr. Etufugh has a background in Electrical Engineering for which he received a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) degree from Manhattan College. He received his law degree from Pennsylvania State University and is a registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). He is licensed to practice in both States of New York and New Jersey. Mr. Etufugh is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York (EDNY & SDNY), and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).

Mr. Etufugh has represented small, mid-sized and Fortune 500 Companies in the procurement, protection and enforcement of their Intellectual Property rights. Mr. Etufugh has experience in dealing with patent prosecution issues including: patent application drafting & preparation, responding to office actions, filing of continuation applications, and filing of applications under the USPTO’s Accelerated Examination program. Mr. Etufugh has also provided clients with advice and counsel regarding patent litigation strategy and licensing. In addition, Mr. Etufugh has represented clients in a variety of trademark issues including: trademark application filing & prosecution, trademark administrative disputes before the Trademark Trial & Appeals Board of the USPTO (Opposition and Cancellation proceedings), responding to and/or initiating cease & desist requests. Further, Mr. Etufugh has also provided clients with a variety of opinions including: trademark clearance opinions, freedom to operate opinions, and patentability/novelty opinions.

 

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.
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