Andrew D. Linden, a Member with the Firm, focuses his practice on assisting corporate and individual clients with their business needs. Andrew’s diverse practice includes litigating and resolving business disputes, such as “business divorces” in closely-held companies, landlord/ tenant actions, products liability and warranty claims, health care matters, and construction claims, as well advising on business law issues.
Andrew and a senior partner successfully represented an oppressed shareholder against his former medical practice in a nine-day jury trial in Union County, resulting in a significant award in favor of the client. Andrew has represented several other business owners in shareholder disputes, including owners of a restaurant and an engineering firm.
Andrew’s health care experience includes pursuing and defending claims for non-payment/ under-payment of insurance benefits; defending physicians against claims alleging wrongful billing practices; drafting employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, and assignments of benefits; and assisting pharmacies with licensing applications.
Andrew defends product liability, breach of warranty, and consumer fraud claims for various companies including window manufacturers, heavy machinery manufacturers, a trucking distributor, and others. He has assisted a food manufacturer with the planning process to guard against product liability claims in connection with the company’s packaging.
In the area of construction law, Andrew assisted with a housing authority’s defense through trial against breach of contract claims by a general contractor, litigated construction lien claims on behalf of material suppliers and subcontractors, including representing contractors in connection with work performed at the New Meadowlands Stadium and Xanadu, and preparing contract documents for a small general contractor.
Andrew also has experience representing alcoholic beverage suppliers, manufacturers, importers, and retailers with licensing and product labeling. Andrew has recently assisted a craft distillery and limited brewery with their New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control license applications. He has recently provided guidance to a distillery in connection with federal permitting laws, and advised brewers regarding federal and state bottle labeling requirements and approval processes, as well as state distribution laws.
Prior to joining NMM, Andrew served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Harvey Weissbard (ret.), Acting Presiding Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division and the Hon. Rudy B. Coleman, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. While at Seton Hall University School of Law, Andrew interned for the Hon. Dickinson R. Debevoise, U.S.S.D.J., was a senior editor of the Seton Hall Law Review, and was selected as a member of the Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Board. He was also Research Assistant to the Dean of Enrollment Management.
Andrew has served on the Executive Committee for Young Lawyers Division of the New Jersey State Bar Association. He has also written articles featured in various publications, including the New Jersey Law Journal, Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Commerce Magazine, and Recreation Management, where he co-authored a guest column discussing a New Jersey Supreme Court case impacting the liability of fitness centers.
Every year since 2013, Andrew has been included in New Jersey Monthly’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars, for Business Litigation.
- TTB Guidelines for Advertising Alcoholic Beverages on Social Media
- New Jersey Amends the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act to Address the Manufacture and Sale of Hard Cider and Mead – Part 2: Wineries and MABPA.
- New Jersey Amends the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act to Address the Manufacture and Sale of Hard Cider and Mead – Part 1: The Cidery and meadery license.
- TTB Releases Results of Annual Sampling Program: Many Common Label Violations Can Easily Be Avoided
- Brand Registration and COLAs for New Jersey (only) Sales
- “Chapter 91 Alert,” Tax Appeal Alert, February 2013
- “CrossFit, Inc., and Greg Glassman Win Key Motion in Delaware Court; May Learn What Anthos Capital, L.P. Has Planned for CrossFit, Inc.” NM&M Fitness Center Law Alert, October 2012
- “As Local As Local Law Gets – Part II: New Jersey 2010-2011 Court Term Civil Case Highlights,” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, July/August 2012
- “Bloggers Beware! News Reporter’s Privilege May Not Protect Posts On Message Boards,” National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York, May 14, 2012
- “The Protection Afforded to Limited Partners in New Jersey LLPs Could Be At Risk,” Commerce Magazine, December 2011
- “WARNING! Time to Appeal Orders Compelling or Denying Arbitration is NOW,” The Corporate Counselor, Volume 26, Number 7, November 1, 2011
- David S. Blatteis and Andrew D. Linden, Esqs., “Muscling Up an Effective Contract,” Recreation Management, August 2010
- “As Local As Law Gets: Navigating NJ’s Unique Legal Landscape,” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, June 2010
- “eDiscovery & Immigration? How eDiscovery Lurks in Nearly Every Case,” Interpreter Releases, October 19, 2009
- “Death Of The Noncompete For NY Broadcasters?,” Law 360, February 2009
- “Rules Governing Fax and E-mail Ads, Offer an Opt-out, or Prepare to Pay Out,” The Corporate Counselor, February 2009
- “Shrouded in Mystery: Emergent applications in the Appellate Division,” New Jersey Law Journal, January 2009
- Panelist, Judicial Clerkship Panel Discussion, Seton Hall University School of Law, March 31, 2009