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  • "Excellent attorney" John Brescher has a "wealth of knowledge in the area of trusts, pensions and tax law," according to sources, who also recognize his supporting expertise in ERISA and estate planning.
    - Chambers USA, 2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
    5.0 out of 5  


  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 1976
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1972
  • B.S., Lehigh University, 1969

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association - Section of Taxation; Employee Benefits Committee; Member of Task Force on Fringe Benefits; Employee Stock Ownership Plans Subcommittee

Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section (Employee Benefit Tax Problems and Fiduciary Issues Committees)

New Jersey State Bar Association, Taxation Section, Chair - 1990 to 1991; Taxation Section Newsletter, Editor, 1977 to 1979

ESOP Association

WEB Network

Estate Planning Council of Northern New Jersey

Small Business Council of America 

Pingry School Board of Trustees, Chairman

New Jersey Historical Society, Board of Trustees

John B. Brescher, Jr.

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      100 Mulberry St.
      Newark, NJ 07102


DWS Scudder Distributors Management
DWS Scudder Distributors Management meeting
Current Legal Developments
ESOP Association of New York/New Jersey
Institute for Continuing Legal Education: numerous topics
Employee Benefit Topics and Related Fiduciary Issues
New Jersey Bankers Association
Retirement Plan Elections in Estate Planning
American Bar Association
Reporting Requirements of Qualified Plans Under ERISA
Enrolled Actuaries Conference