Law Offices of Edward J. Nolan

505 Woodland Avenue, P.O. Box 6, Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey 07717 Telephone (732) 897-1400

:: Current Practice

Ned has provided a wide range of litigation and counseling services for over 20 years in the areas of employment litigation and commercial litigation in New Jersey’s state and federal courts. His practice in the employment field has included cases in the following areas:

  • Discrimination in its many forms, including Age, Race, Ethnic and Handicap
  • Sexual, Ethnic and Religious Harassment
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Employment Contracts

Ned’s commercial litigation practice has also involved many areas over the years, including:

  • Complex Commercial Contracts
  • Real Estate Matters
  • Fraud
  • Commercial Bad Faith
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Chancery practice

Ned’s work in these matters has resulted in 2 recent reported cases. Wilson v. Amerada Hess Corporation, 168 N.J. 236 (2001), a decision from New Jersey’s Supreme Court, involved the application of “the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing” found in every commercial contract to the contract between independent dealers or franchisees and a major oil company. Dynasty Building Corp. v. Ackerman, 376 N.J. Super. 280 (App. Div. 2005), a decision from New Jersey’s Appellate Division, involved legal malpractice in the improper handling of attorney trust account funds.

In addition to his vigorous representation of his clients both in litigation in New Jersey’s Courts and in Arbitration, Ned has had substantial experience in advising clients on the prevention and resolution of business disputes.

Ned Nolan Is Well Respected By Clients and Peers

Ned personally attends to every detail in each of his cases and keeps his clients fully informed throughout the legal process meriting the solid reputation he enjoys among his clients. In addition, Ned has been AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell® for approximately 20 years, the highest rating given by the leading independent attorney rating entity.  Martindale-Hubbell® has maintained ratings for lawyers for more than a century, and currently reviews or assigns ratings for over 115,000 lawyers each year.  Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of other lawyers and judges, and attest to the individual lawyer’s legal ability and adherence to accepted professional standards of ethics.  Exclusively developed and assigned by the Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory, ratings are considered valuable benchmarks intended for use by members of the profession.

An AV® rating signifies that the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.  The rating is made up of two components:  the rating for legal ability (professional qualification), and the rating for general ethical standards.

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Ned Nolan

Contact Information

Edward J. Nolan Esq.
Edward J. "Ned" Nolan
505 Woodland Avenue, P.O. Box 6
Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ 07717
voice Phone (732) 897-1400
fax Fax (732) 897-1405