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  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
    5.0 out of 5


  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, with honors, 1982
  • M.B.A., Columbia University, with honors, 1960
  • A.B., Harvard College, 1958

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second and Third Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships & Affiliations

New Jersey State Bar Association, Committee on Professional Responsibility, Chair (two terms)

American Bar Association

Bergen County Bar Association

Essex County Bar Association, Debtor/Creditor Section

Federal Bar Association of the State of New Jersey, Director

American Bankruptcy Institute

Theodore D. Moskowitz

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Of Counsel
  • T: 973.639.2048
    F: 973.297.3901
    • Four Gateway Center
      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102
Mr. Moskowitz, a former business executive, is now a business litigator concentrating in commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on debtor/creditor, lender liability, contract, shareholder disputes and asset recovery. He complements his legal talents with a complex business background.

Prior to joining McCarter & English, LLP, Mr. Moskowitz was Staff Vice President and a Director of Mobil Centers, Inc., for Mobil Oil Company, and Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at Samuel Schlesinger Inc., responsible for all operations of a large, independently owned department store. Mr. Moskowitz also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Sanrene Corporation, an owner and manager of commercial real estate.

He has been a featured speaker for the National Business Institute and lectures on lender liability, foreclosure and repossession in New Jersey and insolvency and workouts. He has also lectured on a wide variety of other topics related to commercial litigation, including tax issues in reorganization, appellate practice, and banking and finance issues in the litigation and regulatory context. He has published articles on Constitutional Rights and Access to Private Property Independent of Federal Rights, and on Indemnification of Corporate Officers, Agents and Directors.

Mr. Moskowitz is involved in a variety of professional and public service organizations. He previously served as the President of the Chambers of Commerce for North Hudson and West New York, New Jersey.

Representative clients include: American Honda Finance, AK Steel Corp., BNE, Inc. Realty Group, Clean Harbors Cooperative, Dahn Corporation, The David Burr Stores Group, Forest Realty, Hampshire Management Co. and affiliated Hanson entities, Charles Klatskin Realty, Pratt Industries, Sovereign Bank, Summit Bank, Trust Company of New Jersey, Penn Federal Savings Bank, Thomson Lamination Company, Wilshire Oil, White Consolidated Industries, WMW Machinery and General Bearing Co.

Mr. Moskowitz is recognized as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for 2006-2014 editions. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. Martindale-Hubbell is published by Internet Brands, Inc. A description of their selection process can be found in the respective links above. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Representative Matters

Walsh Trucking Co., Inc. v. Insurance Company of North America, 838 F.2d 698.
In re Bell Tower Associates, Ltd., 86 B.R. 795.
In re Elsub Corporation, 70 B.R. 797.
In the matter of Elsub Corporation, 66 B.R. 172, Guiliani v. Vickers, Inc., 997 F.Supp. 501.