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William J. Fiore
William J. Fiore

William J. Fiore

Senior Partner
Newark, New Jersey
Phone: 973-602-3459
Fax: 973-624-0356
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William Fiore has practiced with Meyner and Landis for over 40 years, representing financial institutions, business and individual clients. Bill focuses on protecting secured creditors’ rights in commercial collections, foreclosures and loan workouts. Bill also handles complex commercial real estate, business and loan transactions. He acts as general counsel to companies which do not maintain in-house legal departments. Bill’s approach is to advance his clients’ interests with real solutions in a cost-effective manner. When disputes are not resolvable, he has been an experienced, effective and successful litigator in a variety of business and commercial cases. Bill’s responsiveness to clients and a common-sense business approach have been guiding principles for his success in attracting clients to the Firm’s practice.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law - Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Rutgers Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor, 1976 - 1977
  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York
    • B.A., cum laude
    • Major: Philosophy

Past Employment Positions

  • Appellate Division, New Jersey; Hon.Theodore I. Botter, Law Clerk, 1977 - 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Debtor-Creditor and Banking Sections, Member
  • Essex County Bar Association, Chairman
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
  • Commercial Finance Association, Member

Published Works

  • Fundamentals of Bankruptcy, American Business Institute
  • Comment, "Criminal Law - Jurisdictional Elements", 29 Rutgers Law Review 945

Honors and Awards

  • New Jersey SuperLawyers, 2006 - Present
  • New Jersey Best Lawyers. Creditor Rights and Commercial Litigation, 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent®