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Hon. Mark B. Epstein (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Hon. Mark B. Epstein (Ret.)

Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas, LLP
40 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Tel: (732) 545-4717
Fax: 732-545-4579
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Recognized to New Jersey Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Fact Finding, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb, Mini-Trial Judge
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  • Practice Commenced2005
  • # of MEDS (as of 13/7/24)3000
  • # of ARBS (as of 13/7/24)50
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Honorable Mark B. Epstein became counsel to Hoagland Longo on June 1, 2005, upon his retirement from the New Jersey Superior Court bench. His practice is limited to arbitration, mediation and acting as special discovery/allocation master (SDM). Judge Epstein's last judicial assignment was to the Chancery Division, Middlesex County. Previously, he served in the Civil Part of the New Jersey Superior Court for 10 years, where he was designated as the total handling judge for environmental cases, insurance coverage, and other complex cases.

In 1983, Judge Epstein began his judicial career in the Middlesex County Family Part where he was Presiding Judge for eight of the eleven years he was assigned there. During his twenty-two year judicial tenure, Judge Epstein was instrumental in the settlement of several thousand matters including environment, insurance coverage, medical and legal malpractice, commercial, employment, civil rights, personal injury and matrimonial cases.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Sports
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Wrongful Death


  • Yeshiva University, BA
  • Rutgers University, School of Law, JD

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Selected as  ADR Champion by National Law Journal.
  • Recognized by Super Lawyer for ADR practice.
  • Admitted to the US Supreme Court, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey and the US Tax Court.
  • Approved Mediator U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of New Jersey.
  • Recognized Best Lawyers in America.
  • Recipient of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Judicial Achievement Award.
  • Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR) Panel of Distinguished Neutrals - NJ Regional Panelist
  • CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals - National Insurance Panelist
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubble.

Rates Information

$650 hr including prep and travel. Minimum 5 hours for each session.

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