Matthew J Lodge

Matthew J Lodge

Partner Basking Ridge, United States

Admissions

  • New Jersey

Education

  • Boston University School of Law, JD, 1993
  • Kenyon College, BA, 1988

Matt is a Partner in the Basking Ridge office and his diverse practice ranges from the litigation of complex insurance coverage and construction disputes to the representation of small businesses and their principals in transactional matters. He has extensive insurance coverage experience, including the handling of coverage matters involving environmental, products, construction, employment and fidelity and surety bond claims.

Matt frequently acts as general counsel to small businesses, providing advice on employment issues, drafting and negotiating contracts, and day-to-day operational issues. His experience includes representing franchisees, handling commercial real estate transactions, addressing licensing issues and representing parties selling or acquiring an interest in a business.

He represents companies in cases involving wrongful termination, breach of fiduciary duties, tortious interference, fraud, and employee restrictive covenants. Matt has extensive experience handling emergent situations involving temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions, particularly in the area of employee restrictive covenants and he counsels employers and departing employees on employment termination issues and ways to avoid litigation.