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Robert E. Margulies, Mediator & Arbitrator, Jersey City, New Jersey.

Robert E. Margulies

Schumann Hanlon Margulies
30 Montgomery Street
Suite 990
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel: (201) 451-1400
Cell: 201-207-6256
Fax: (201) 333-1110
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Additional office: New York, NY
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  • Practice Commenced1995
  • # of MEDS (as of 13/7/24)1800
  • # of ARBS (as of 13/7/24)25
Current Practice


Robert Margulies is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1975), New York (1980), Massachusetts (1977), the United States Supreme Court and the Second and Third Circuit Courts of Appeals. He maintains a full service law practice with concentration on litigation, commercial matters, personal injury, civil rights, employment and discrimination, insurance, products liability and Appellate practice. He has tried numerous civil, chancery, probate, family and criminal cases and has participated in at least twenty cases with published opinions. He has also developed an active mediation and arbitration practice. Since 1995 he has presided over a thousand cases in a variety of areas from class actions, to condominium disputes, employment/discrimination, personal injury and commercial claims. He received accreditation as a Mediator from the prestigious, London based, Center for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) in 2011.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Employment
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor/Unions
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wrongful Death


Mr. Margulies received his A.B. degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and his J.D. degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts. He served in the U.S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps from 1968 to 1971, with a tour of duty in Viet Nam.

Memberships & Affiliations

A member of the American and New Jersey State Bar Associations, Mr. Margulies is a past President of the Hudson County Bar Association, a former Master of the Hudson American Inn of Court, a former Master of the Family Law American Inn of Court and Executive Director and past President of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution. He serves on both the Supreme Court of New Jersey Arbitration Advisory Committee and the Supreme Court Complementary Dispute Resolution Committee. Mr. Margulies formerly Chaired the NJSBA Dispute Resolution Section and Executive Committee of the State Bar General Council, as well as a past President of the Association of County Bar Presidents. He served for 7 years on the Judicial and Prosecutorial Appointments Committee of the State Bar. He is on the roster of the American Arbitration Association, the Superior Court of New Jersey as an arbitrator/mediator. He serves as a Mediator Mentor and Co-Chairs the Facilitating Committee for Mediation by appointment of the New Jersey Supreme Court. He is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

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