David B. Grantz

David B. Grantz

David B. Grantz

Partner
Location:
Newark, New Jersey
Phone:
(973) 602-3466
Fax:
973-624-0356
Email:

David B. Grantz is a principal of Meyner and Landis LLP and a member of the litigation group, appearing regularly in New Jersey and New York state, federal and bankruptcy courts. David is an experienced commercial litigator who handles a wide variety of complex commercial litigation cases from commencement through mediation, arbitration, or trial and/or settlement and appeal. David represents large financial institutions, including national and state banking institutions, corporations, borrowers, landlords, insurance companies and other secured and unsecured creditors in a variety of matters including collection actions, replevin actions, mortgage foreclosures, indemnity actions, workouts and myriad bankruptcy matters. Throughout his 15 year career, he has concentrated on creditor’s rights and financial services litigation where he has defended consumer fraud, uniform commercial code, lender liability and title claims. David repeatedly received the designation as a “Rising Star” in New Jersey monthly magazine. In September 2005, David successfully advocated on behalf of Fleet National Bank before the New Jersey Supreme Court that the “discovery rule” should not apply to claims of conversion of negotiable instruments (New Jersey Lawyers’ Fund For Client Protection v. Fleet National Bank, et al., 186 N.J. 123, 892 A.2d 661, 59 UCC Rep.Serv.2d 192 (2006). David has also conducted seminars on the topic of Judgment Enforcement in New Jersey. David clerked for the Superior Court of New Jersey and has been with Meyner and Landis since he completed his clerkship in September 1997. He is a member of the Essex County, Union County, New Jersey, New York and American Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Creditors Rights

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1996
  • New York, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2004

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Livingston College, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: English
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • Union County Bar Association
  • Richard Hughes Union County Inn of Court - Barrister
  • New York State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Essex County, Superior Court, New Jersey; Honorable Kenneth R. Stein, Law Clerk, 1996 - 1997