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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 or via fax to (732) 224-6599.

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    Louis J. Seminski, Jr.

    Lou, co-chair of our Business and Banking Practice Area, focuses his practice on structuring, negotiating and documenting commercial real estate transactions and financings.  In addition to drafting and negotiating all forms of commercial loan documentation for multi-state transactions, Lou regularly advises institutional lenders, borrowers, commercial banks and investors with respect to a variety of issues.  

    Additionally, Lou practices general corporate law, drafting governing documents such as by-laws and operating agreements, as well as negotiation and preparation of restrictive covenants.  Given his representation of a variety of businesses in the restaurant and hospitality industry, including structuring and documenting sale and purchase transactions, Lou also has an expertise in government licensing and permitting (including liquor licensing) and related aspects of such transactions.

    Lou has signficant prior experience litigating complex commercial business and banking matters, restructurings and workouts, which afford him practical insights into legal concerns that can arise throughout the entire business and transactional life cycle.  

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    Professional Activities
    • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Member, New York State Bar Association
    • Member, Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
    • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    • Barrister, John C. Lifland American Inn of Court
    • Member, Middlesex County Bar Association
    • Member, Atlantic County Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Executive Treasurer and Trustee, Greater Raritan Bay YMCA
    • Advisory Board Member, Investors Bank
    • Advisory Board Member, Raritan Bay Medical Center
    • Member, Newark Regional Business Partnership
    • Member, Urban Land Institute
    • Member, Commercial Finance Association
    • Member, Federal and Chancery Practice Committees of the Burlington and Atlantic County Bar Associations
    Other Professional and Personal Information
    Lou serves as Treasurer and Trustee of the Raritan Bay YMCA, and mentors students at his alma maters, St. Joseph's High School, St. Joseph's University and Rutgers Law School, where he also serves on its career services advisory panel.

    Lou is a member of the Middlesex County, Perth Amboy, Woodbridge, South Amboy and Sayreville Chambers of Commerce and received the South Amboy Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year award in 2014.
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • United States Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
    • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D. (2001)
    • Saint Joseph’s University, B.A. (1998)
    • Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
    • Business Leader of the Year Award, South Amboy Chamber of Commerce, 2014

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