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Founded in 1876, Capehart Scatchard is one of the oldest law firms, and oldest businesses, in New Jersey. A full-service, diversified law firm of more than 90 attorneys practicing in offices throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Delaware, Capehart Scatchard diligently serves the transaction and litigation needs of insurance companies, banks, large and small businesses, public entities, non-profit organizations, academic institutions, governments, entrepreneurs, and individuals.
Capehart Scatchard is steadfastly committed to providing clients with superior legal services in a prompt manner and at a reasonable cost, through a sound technical knowledge of the law, the skills needed to communicate clearly and frequently with clients, and, most importantly, a practical understanding of how to work efficiently, effectively, and determinedly.
Cost-efficiency harmonizes with positive results at Capehart Scatchard. The firm staffs client matters according to task, utilizing shareholders and associates when appropriate to deliver the best product and service in an economical, reliable, and sensible manner. Capehart Scatchard avoids needless paperwork and procedures, concentrating instead on charting smart, direct courses of actions, which lay solid case foundations.
Capehart Scatchard has a long-standing commitment to staffing client matters according to the task at hand. Every matter is assigned and supervised by a skillful attorney who is accountable to deliver the best work product and provide service in an effective and cost-efficient manner.
Capehart Scatchard recognizes one of its greatest assets: its people. We have created the right mix of professionals at every level to make this philosophy work. Our lawyers bring impressive credentials from other firms or positions in government or business to join with Capehart lawyers who have established outstanding track records during their long careers with us. Our attorneys are supported by trained paralegals, secretaries, and administrative personnel working in a modern facility with state-of-the-art technology.
We strive to exceed our clients’ expectations. The relationship between client and attorney must be based upon respect, trust, and mutual confidence. We value clear, open communication in our constant effort to help our clients understand their legal matters and the services we can provide, tailoring our level of service to achieve the client’s objectives.