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  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2008
  • B.A., Rutgers College, magna cum laude, 2004

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York

Peter M. Knob

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  • T: 973.639.8462
    F: 973.297.3792
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102

Mr. Knob is a litigator whose practice is concentrated in the areas of asset recovery and real estate litigation.

Mr. Knob’s representation of creditors has covered a variety of collateral, including real estate, aircraft, construction equipment, accounts receivable, and office equipment.  He has represented creditors in state and federal court actions in New York and New Jersey, primarily consisting of commercial mortgage foreclosure and receivership actions, actions to enforce promissory notes and guaranties, replevin actions, and actions asserting fraudulent-conveyance claims. Representative cases include Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Tamarind Hotels USA Inc., 2009 N.Y. Slip. Op. 33197(U) (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Dec. 10, 2009); U.S. Bank N.A. v. Perlmutter, 470 B.R. 659 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. 2012); and TD Bank, N.A. v. Congregation Birchos Yosef, 2013 N.Y. Slip. Op. 33622(U) (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Dec. 12, 2013). He has extensive experience negotiating loan workouts and forbearance agreements. 

Mr. Knob’s experience in real estate litigation is far ranging. Mr. Knob has litigated lien priority disputes, quiet title actions, actions to expunge mortgages, actions to correct land records, easement disputes, and boundary disputes; he has also litigated a number of matters related to real estate leases, including an action to collect holdover rent, an action to recover a brokerage commission, and eviction actions. Mr. Knob uses his real estate experience to help clients develop and implement strategies for resolving title disputes and clouds on title.

Mr. Knob has handled a variety of litigation matters.  In addition to litigating fraud and breach-of-contract claims, Mr. Knob has litigated claims for recovery under ERISA, a multi-million dollar case involving the deposit of allegedly forged checks, and a class action lawsuit against a title agent.

Mr. Knob appears in court regularly and has extensive experience taking and defending depositions.  He also successfully prosecuted applications for preliminary and urgent relief, including applications to freeze and/or attach assets in cases involving fraud.

Mr. Knob has an undergraduate degree in mathematics and uses that experience to solve complex and technical issues encountered in litigation.