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Education

  • J.D., Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, high honors, 1994
  • B.A., New York University, Deans List, 1987

    Law Clerk, Hon. Gary S. Stein, Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1994-1995

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

New Jersey State Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Essex County Bar Association

Clement Farley

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Partner
  • T: 973.639.2064
    F: 973.297.3869
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Clement Farley chairs the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice and has extensive experience representing numerous lenders in loan workouts, asset recovery, commercial foreclosures and defensive litigation. He also advises on commercial litigation matters. His clients span a broad range of industries, including financial services, insurance, real estate, manufacturing, retail, technology, telecommunications and healthcare. 

Mr. Farley has worked on more than twenty cases that have resulted in published decisions, the most recent of which are Chanda Cooper v. Pressler & Pressler LLP, Civil No. 12-0679 (NLH/KMW), United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (2012); Bank of Am., N.A. v. 3301 Atl., 10-CV-5204 (FB), United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (2012); and Rothberg v. Marger, Civil No. 11-5497 (RBK/JS), United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (2012).  He authors articles on timely topics for leading publications as well as for McCarter’s client alerts. He recently co-authored the New Jersey Law Journal article “The ‘Per-Debtor’ Interpretation of Chapter 11” and the New York Law Journal article “Re-Thinking the Treatment of Withdrawal Liability in Bankruptcy.”

Mr. Farley was a member of the District Ethics Committee VA, and served on the New Jersey Supreme Court Commission on the Rules of Professional Conduct.

Mr. Farley has been recognized as a “Top New Jersey Lawyer” by New Jersey Monthly in its Super Lawyer Section. He is also recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 2012 and 2013.