Anthony Koester

Anthony Koester

Trusted Attorneys in Flemington & Hunterdon County for Over 15 Years
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Construction Law ...
  • New Jersey, New York
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Summary

OVER 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in business, commercial, corporate, real estate, employment & construction matters -- both transactional and litigation (state & federal courts). Focused on long-term corporate representation, problem solving and closing transactions quickly and cost-effectively. CIVIL LITIGATION: Litigated numerous cases, including complex business litigation, complex commercial disputes and litigation matters, corporate litigation, real estate litigation, construction, unfair competition suits, contract disputes, professional liability, employment litigation, fiduciary duty claims, business torts, receivership, dissolution, shareholder disputes, trade claims, trade secrets, employer covenants not-to-compete, unfair practices, consumer fraud, breach of contract, insurance coverage issues, complex litigation matters, negligence, environmental regulatory matters, estate matters, tax appeals, will contests, undue influence/lack of capacity, land use & zoning and other general civil litigation matters. Experience in trial, jury and bench, appeals, appellate courts, tax court, federal and state court, local hearings, administrative agencies, arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution forums. BUSINESS/CORPORATE/COMMERCIAL/REAL ESTATE: Transactional work includes business, commercial, corporate matters, bank financing & loans, employment, construction, commercial land use, commercial real estate and leasing, trusts & estates, real estate purchases/sales, asset & stock sales, leases, site plan approval, zoning, limited liability company and corporate formation, operating and partnership agreements, tenant-in-common agreements, estate transactions, environmental, and complex business and financing transactions. We serve as trusted private general counsel to numerous businesses, families and business people, with relationships stretching back over many years.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Retainers required and hourly rate. Special arrangements and fixed fees upon request at discretion of firm. Initial discussion may be waived.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
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New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
DILTS & KOESTER Business & Real Estate Law Firm Attorneys
- Current
Managing Attorney
Lanigan Firm
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Associate
Bond Schoeneck & King
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Associate (and Summer Associate 1988)
Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti
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Education
Albany Law School
J.D. (1989) | Law
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Honors: Dean Barker Award Moot Court Board Director Order of the Barristers
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St. Lawrence University
B.A. (1984)
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Professional Associations
Hunterdon County Bar Association
Chair Seminar Committee
- Current
Activities: See Profile on LinkedIn and Avvo for full Profile and Bio.
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New Jersey State Bar Association  # 54087
Member
- Current
Activities: See LinkedIn and AVVO for full Bio
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Certifications
Continuing Legal Education Certifications - Annually
New Jersey and New York Bar Associations
Websites & Blogs
Website
DILTS & KOESTER Business & Real Estate Law Firm Attorneys Website
Contact & Map
DILTS & KOESTER Business & Real Estate Law Firm Attorneys
167 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
Toll-Free: (908) 782-8200
Telephone: (908) 782-8200
Fax: (908) 806-6412