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Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. offers exceptional career opportunities to lawyers, aspiring graduates and business support professionals in an environment that is challenging and rewarding. Our continued success depends on our most important asset – our people – which is why we take care in recruiting and retaining the best. We look for candidates with academic excellence, proven commitment and self-motivation.

As a forward-thinking and client-oriented law firm, Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla is continually seeking out new talent to join our team. We look for team players possessing the ability to work individually and as a part of our departmental teams.

If interested, we encourage you to submit a cover letter and resume directly to James D'Arcy, via email to info@ghclaw.com or via fax to (732) 224-6599.

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    Evan P. Zimmerman
    Associate

    Evan  is a business attorney in the Land Use & Development Law, Real Estate and Intellectual Property practice areas of the firm.

    He is experienced in representing clients regarding complex land development projects and assists in navigating the intricacies of New Jersey’s regulatory environment.  In the area of real estate and land use law, Evan provides counsel to commercial and residential developers, property owners and real estate investors with regard to all phases of the land acquisition and development process in New Jersey including: due diligence and zoning investigations, purchase and sale contract negotiations, business entity formations, financing and the preparation of easements, license agreements, use and occupancy agreements and lease agreements.  He also represents clients before municipal land use agencies and governing bodies in connection with contested and complex applications for variances, site plans, subdivisions and redevelopment.  His practice also includes the preparation of general business contracts including operating agreements, joint venture agreements, and other contracts related to business ownership.

    In the area of intellectual property law, Evan focuses his practice on advising clients with regard to transactional matters at the state, federal and international levels.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and enjoys analyzing the intersection of new technology and established legal doctrine. Evan's practice includes the preparation of contracts, license agreements, invention assignment agreements, the acquisition and management of intellectual property portfolios, registrations and maintenance of trademarks, domain name disputes, trademark availability searches, as well as privacy and use policies. 

    Evan is originally from West Long Branch, New Jersey and attended Ranney School, Colgate University and Villanova Schools of Business and Law.
     

    Articles/Publications
    Honors/Awards
    • Selected by Super Lawyers as a New Jersey Rising Star, 2018

    Seminars/Presentations
    • “New Jersey Land Use Law – Helping Your Clients Navigate the Complex Regulatory Framework,” Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2016
    • Presentation to the Monmouth County Board of Commercial Realtors Association, October 23, 2015

    Other Professional and Personal Information
    • Post Advisor - Law Exploring Post 529
    • Alumni Council Member for Ranney School in Tinton Falls

    Practice Areas

    Practice Focus

    • Land Use & Development
    • Intellectual Property & Technology

    Education

    • Villanova University School of Law, J.D. (2014)
    • Villanova University School of Business, M.B.A. (2014)
    • Colgate University, B.A. (2011)

    Admissions

    • New Jersey