Biography - Charles S. Lorber
Charles S. Lorber
Charles Lorber is currently the COO of Mandelbaum Salsburg as well as a member of the Executive Board.
He is an experienced litigator and represents clients in all forms of commercial disputes.
Additionally, he has extensive experience as a planning board and zoning board attorney and often litigates real estate related issues.
work before the planning and zoning boards includes representing individuals, corporations and real estate developers.
He has been named a Super Lawyer by New Jersey Magazine for the years 2005, 2008 and 2009.
He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1966 with a Bachelor's Degree in accounting and from Rutgers University (Newark) School of Law with a Juris Doctorate.
He is a member of the Essex County and New Jersey State Bar Association and has served on several committees of each.
He is a past member of the Board of Trustee of Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell, New Jersey and is a former officer of the Essex County Running Club.
spent a decade at the Essex County Public Defenders Office, completing his
tenure as the First Assistant Public Defender.
stint as a public defender, he
tried more than 100 criminal cases, including the landmark decision, State v. Kelly, which established "Battered Women's Syndrome" as a defense to homicide.
Mr. Lorber has been the Zoning Board of Adjustment attorney in Lincoln Park, New Jersey for over 30 years and formerly was the Municipal Prosecutor of Mt. Olive Township.
He has also served as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Fee Arbitration Committee.
has tried dozens of matters before the Superior Court of New Jersey (both jury and non-jury) including complex corporate disputes, contract disputes and real estate and land use matters.
has appeared regularly in Chancery Court involving such things as shareholders disputes and covenants not to compete.
has tried personal injury cases and obtained verdicts in excess of $1 million.
One of his
commercial disputes resulted in an award of $13.5 million to his