Governmental Affairs

Represents clients in civil administrative, regulatory, and litigation matters relating to departments, agencies, and commissions and authorities of government.
Andrew C. Rimol
Mr. Rimol focuses his practice on governmental, administrative/regulatory, and complex litigation matters. He represents governmental and private entities, as well as individuals, with respect to laws governing employment, civil service and municipal matters.
Chair, Governmental Affairs Practice. Glenn focuses practice in the areas of administrative law, environmental law and civil litigation.

Glenn R. Paulsen

Executive Committee Member

Thomas J. Hastie Jr.
Thomas J. Hastie, Jr. joined Capehart Scatchard in December, 2011 to manage the firm’s public finance practice. He practices in the area of public finance law, project financing and redevelopment. In addition to his practice for governmental clients, Mr. Hastie is a counselor to the New Jersey League of Municipalities on economic development and redevelopment matters and served on the Executive Committee of the Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute. He is also a public member of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission. Since 1998, Mr. Hastie was with the firm of McManimon and Scotland, L.L.C. Prior to entering the private practice of law in 1998, he was assistant counsel to the Senate Minority Office in Trenton, New Jersey.
Kelly A. Grant
Ms. Grant concentrates on the representation of private and public sector clients in all aspects of federal, state, and municipal civil litigation and in state administrative matters. Areas of practice include environmental law, municipal government, land use, including Pinelands development, municipal land use approvals, and condemnation, and commercial litigation.

Kelly A. Grant

Shareholder

Anthony T. Drollas Jr.
Mr. Drollas has almost thirty (30) years of experience in the representation of private and public sector clients in all aspects of federal and state civil litigation matters, and in administrative proceedings before the executive branch of state government.
Laura M. Danks
Ms. Danks focuses her practice in general litigation throughout the state and federal courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania with a concentration in insurance defense matters. She has successfully represented insured defendants in all aspects of litigation in cases involving premises liability, construction accidents, railroad accidents and FELA claims, DRAM shop liability, and professional liability, including architects, engineers, and medical malpractice matters. Areas of practice include litigation defense in Tort Claims Act, civil rights, and employment actions, land use matters, and commercial litigation including representation of landlords.

Laura M. Danks

Shareholder

Primitivo J. Cruz
Mr. Cruz focuses his practice on governmental, administrative/regulatory, and complex litigation matters. Mr. Cruz represents governmental and private entities, as well as individuals, with respect to laws governing employment, civil service and municipal matters.
Evan H.C. Crook
Mr. Crook focuses his practice on governmental, administrative/regulatory, and complex litigation matters. Mr. Crook represents governmental and private entities, as well as individuals, with respect to laws governing employment, civil service and municipal matters.

Evan H.C. Crook

Shareholder

William R. Burns
Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney. Mr. Burns concentrates on the representation of private and public sector clients in all aspects of litigation. He has appeared before federal and state trial and appellate courts, federal and state administrative agencies, federal and state commissions, and state, county and local boards (e.g. Public Employment Relations Committee, Board of Public Utilities, Division of Civil Rights, and land use boards).

William R. Burns

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