Frank J. Martone

Principal and Managing Attorney, Real Estate


Direct Dial:  973-473-6468 ext. 520


Prior to establishing this firm, Mr. Martone was the founding and managing partner of one of New Jersey's largest lender-oriented firms for seven years.  During his twenty-eight years of practice in New Jersey, Mr. Martone has concentrated on real estate matters including settlements, title work, mortgage foreclosure, bankruptcy, evictions and document preparation.  He has been involved in a wide variety of litigated matters, including alternate dispute resolution and has conducted numerous trials.


University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1972

John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL - J.D., 1976

New York University School of Law, New York, NY - Candidate for Master of Laws


New Jersey Bar, 1977

Illinois Bar, 1977


Janet Silver Rosen



Direct Dial:  973-473-6468 ext. 515


Ms. Rosen manages all of the contested and complex litigation cases.  She regularly represents mortgage lenders and private individuals in a wide range of real estate disputes, encompassing creditor's rights, lender liability, title and commercial issues.  She conducts all phases of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, settlement negotiations, alternate dispute resolution, trials and appeals.

Before joining the firm, Ms. Rosen was an Assistant Prosecutor for Hudson County and practiced with commercial law firms in real estate litigation.


State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 1978

Boston University School of Law, Boston, MA - J.D., 1981


New Jersey Bar, 1981

New York Bar, 1982

United States District Court for New Jersey, 1981

United States Supreme Court, 1993



Nicholas J. Purcell

Foreclosure, Contested, Litigation, Landlord/Tenant, Real Estate, Wills


Direct Dial:  973-473-6468 ext. 521


Mr. Purcell has a wide range of experience in the representation of creditors in both collection and foreclosure litigation.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Purcell worked for a number of prominent creditor-firms, where he focused on litigation for both secured and unsecured creditors.  In addition, he also worked in several general practice firms that gave him a solid foundation in bankruptcy, real estate, landlord-tenant and general litigation.

Mr. Purcell interfaces with our client representatives on all contested matters and argues motions in foreclosure litigation, prosecutes landlord-tenant evictions and appears in all three of NJ's Bankruptcy venues on behalf of secured creditors on motion to vacate stay and general litigation.  He also attends closings for sales, purchases and refinances.

Mr. Purcell also served 13 years as an Auxiliary Police officer in Livingston, NJ, having been elected to Sergeant by other members of the force and promoted to Lieutenant.  He retired from the force in 1998.

Published cases:  

RTC v. Griffin, 290 N.J. Super. 88 (Ch. Div. 1994)

National Mortgage Co. v. Syriaque, 294 N.J. Super. 547 (Ch. Div. 1994)


Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1977

B.A., History, cum laude, 1977

Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina J.D., 1980


New Jersey Bar, 1980