Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation
Georgetown University, A.B.
New Jersey State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Compliance, 2011-2017, 2021
Best Lawyers' Newark, NJ Corporate Compliance Law
AV Preeminent 2020 by Martindale Hubbell
Super Lawyer, 2009 and 2010
John J. Oberdorf Jr. focuses his practice on counseling clients in the areas of Mergers and Acquisition, Securities, Antitrust, General Corporate, Commercial and Tax matters, Equipment Leasing and Financings. He represents numerous publicly and privately held entities.
Formerly, John served as general counsel to one of the largest banks in New Jersey, devoting much of his efforts to the bank’s acquisition strategy. He also served as a director of Party City Corporation, having assisted the company in its start-up, mezzanine and initial public offering financing.
John has represented both franchisors and franchisees in connection with the relationship between the franchisor and the franchisee including, representing franchises in a national hamburger chain, the sale of franchises back to the franchisor and representing the franchisor in connection with franchises in the party supply business of the largest party supply company in the United States.
John’s commercial finance experience includes counseling lenders and borrowers on all types of secured and unsecured loans and all aspects of equipment leasing including, master lease financings, sale/leasebacks and vendor lease programs.