Lawrence H. Wertheim

Lawrence H. Wertheim, of Marlboro, counsels and litigates commercial business issues with a particular emphasis on restrictive covenant litigation, real estate disputes, franchise law, utilities, general business and contract disputes. 

Mr. Wertheim is the former chair of the Franchise Law Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association (2003-2004) and is author of a chapter in New Jersey Condominium and Community Association Law concerning the enforcement of restrictive covenants by community associations. In recent years, Mr. Wertheim's legal arguments have resulted in precedent-setting decisions in the areas of corporate governance, title insurance and community association law, which have been published nationally. 

Mr. Wertheim has represented corporate and business clients, real estate developers and health care, legal and accounting professionals. Mr. Wertheim gives periodic lectures on franchise law in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center and has spoken before the Chancery Section of the Middlesex County Bar Association. He is certified as a mediator and served as the original chair of the Middlesex County Bar Association's Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

Mr. Wertheim is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York and served on the Executive Board and Board of Trustees of the Marlboro Jewish Center, as well as having served as chair of various committees. Mr. Wertheim is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned degrees from the College of Liberal Arts and the Wharton School of Business. He received his law degree from the Boston University School of Law, where he was named a G. Joseph Tauro Scholar.

  • The Advocate (New Jersey Land Title Association) December 2002 - Proper Documentation is the Key to Remaining Secure About Your Security
  • NJ League of Municipalities v. State, 257 N.J. Super. 509 (App. Div. 1992)
  • OTR Associates v. IBC Services, Inc., 353 N.J. Super. 48 (App. Div. 2002)
  • Cohen v. Southbridge Park, Inc., 369 N.J. Super. 156 (App. Div. 2004)

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