Brian D. MacNiven is an Associate at the firm and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation matters. Mr. MacNiven also has substantive experience in Construction Law & Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation, Corporate Law, Labor Law, and Insurance Law. He handles matters from their inception to trial and argues complex litigation matters in mediations, arbitrations, and state and federal courts, including the Federal Court of Claims.

Mr. MacNiven draws from his experience to develop practical and effective strategies that result in optimal outcomes for his clients. Prior to his legal career, Mr. MacNiven worked in Wealth Management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he earned Series 7 & 66 licenses. He began his legal career by serving as law clerk to the Honorable Mary F. Thurber, J.S.C., in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, where he gained perspective on how matters are evaluated from the bench. Mr. MacNiven went on to join a law firm as an Associate representing individuals and businesses in commercial matters in New Jersey and New York.

Staying true to his New Jersey roots, Mr. MacNiven received his undergraduate and juris doctorate from Rutgers. While attending law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Rutgers Business Law Review and as a Clinical Law Student in the Rutgers Community and Transactional Lawyering Clinic where he provided corporate and transactional legal services to New Jersey nonprofit corporations. He also clerked at several law firms in the New Jersey and New York area while in school.

Mr. MacNiven is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.


Complex Commercial Litigation, Construction Law & Litigation, Employment Law & Litigation, Corporate Law & Business Transactions, Labor Law, Insurance Law


Construction & Engineering, Insurance & Reinsurance, Professional Services

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