Earle, Matthew Z.

190 Moore StreetSuite 306Hackensack, NJ 07601- 7418

Updated: 12/11/2017


Matthew Z. Earle has been with the firm since April 2007. He concentrates his practice in the areas of community association law, construction defect litigation, general equity litigation, real estate tax appeals, international law, municipal land use, and commercial litigation in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York.

Mr. Earle provides a full range of legal services to the firm's community association clients, including, among other things: assisting with the...


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Year Joined Firm

  • 2007


  • Mandarin Chinese

Practice Areas

  • Community Association Law
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • General Equity
  • Real Estate Tax Appeals
  • Private International Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Civil Litigation and Appeals


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2004
  • New York, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • New Jersey Bar Association (Member)
  • Bergen County Bar Association (Member)
  • Appointed to Bergen County Bar Association Construction Law Committee
  • Appointed to Bergen County Bar Association General Equity Committee
  • Community Associations Institute, New Jersey Chapter, Business Member
  • Appointed to Community Associations Institute New Jersey Chapter Legislative Action Committee


  • Selected as “Rising Star” by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010 - 2015
  • Named as a Bergen County "Top Lawyer" by (201) Magazine in 2013 and 2017

Past Positions

  • Honorable M. Faith Angell, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Summer Clerk


  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, 2004
    Honors: Frederick L. Kirgis Award for Excellence in International Law
  • Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 2000


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Published Works

  • A Tribute to Frederic L. Kirgis, 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 833, 2005
  • Panelist at the 2014 Community Association Law Summit regarding community association elections and election challenges
  • Panelist with Wilkin & Guttenplan CPAs regarding association elections
  • Contributed to publication of A Tribute to Frederic L. Kirgis, 62 Wash. & Lee L. Rev 833 (2005)
  • Presenter at Bergen County Bar Construction Committee CLE entitled “Condominium Construction Law”
  • Presenter at CAI Business Roundtable regarding changes to Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Presenter at various CAI events regarding legislative updates
  • Author of a “Q&A” response in the New Jersey Cooperator Magazine, https://njcooperator.com/article/qa-amending-the-rules-sans-vote
  • Author of “Significant Differences Between Condominiums and Cooperative Community Associations,” Community Trends, September 2017, https://user-cainj.cld.bz/September2017/46

Office Information


190 Moore StreetSuite 306Hackensack, NJ 07601- 7418


  • 201-488-1210


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