Services we offer

  • Top law school and large firm experience and Competitive rates & billing
  • Substantial experience in state and federal court, with considerable trial experience
  • Work contoured to your needs and budget (subject to our professional obligations), we will do as much or as little as you like
  • 7 days a week availability and 24-48 hour turnaround on many tasks

Court System Information

Illustrative Cases and Areas of Practice

General Litigation

Mr. Gutman is a trial lawyer with over 20 years experience in state and federal courts in New York and New Jersey.  A graduate of the Univeristy of Michigan Law School, he worked at two premier  large firms before establishing his practice. 

He is assisted on case preparation by Amy Schneider.  She is a graduate of Princeton Univ and the Mass Inst. of Technology where she received her M.B.A.  

Our goal is simple, provide high quality legal services with lean staffing and competitive hourly rates. 

Lemon Law and Class Actions

Our office handles both large class actions and individual lemon law and defect claims.  We recently had a large class action secure final approval in federal court.  See our website devoted to lemon law and consumer claims which includes a list of trial verdicts.  www.lemonlawclaims    




Trademark and Class Action Counsel

Our office has represented Fortune 500 companies as well as small closely held businesses. We served as local counsel for a Fortune 500 Company helping to secure dismissal of a trade misappropriation claim from a former business partner, and have   litigated trademark and patent claims both for and against publicly held companies.

The office has also handled multiple class actions, with claims featured in national media such as Law360. 


Product Liability

Prior to starting his office, Howard Gutman was a senior associate at a large New Jersey firm with a substantial part of his work handling asbestos litigation. Mr. Gutman wrote a book on lung cancer, now entering its second edition. He has done detailed research on particular cellular mutations in lung cancer and how they impact case preparation and assessment in occupational disease claims. counsel product liability. He is the author of an upcoming article in the New Jersey Law Journal on the impact of medical development in cancer research on asbestos defense.


  • We offer a free review and initial telephone consultation to discuss your needs. Please feel free to call or e-mail our office.

    Law Offices of Howard A. Gutman

  • New Jersey: 230 Route 206, Flanders, New Jersey 07836
  • New York: 295 Madison Avenue, Fl 12, New York 10017
  • Phone : (973) 598-1980 Fax : (973) 531-4110