William N. Aumenta

Overview

WILLIAM N. AUMENTA graduated from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1997. He is a 2000 graduate of Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. While in law school, he served as a clerk to The Honorable William B. Chandler, III, of the Delaware Court of Chancery, and he was certified as a mediator by the Philadelphia Municipal Court in small claims and landlord-tenancy matters. He was also the recipient of the 1998 Faculty Award. Mr. Aumenta was admitted to the bars of the States of New Jersey and New York in 2001, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2014. Following law school, he served as judicial law clerk to The Honorable Theodore Z. Davis, P.J.Ch., of the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division, General Equity Part.

Mr. Aumenta has extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation, probate litigation, chancery practice, telecommunications, creditor's rights, banking, and residential and non-residential default servicing. He currently focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation, contract disputes, professional liability defense (attorneys), telecommunications, and residential and non-residential default-servicing in which he represents secured lenders, mortgage servicers and investors in all aspects of contested and uncontested foreclosures, defensive litigation, creditor's rights, and title insurance claims and litigation. Mr. Aumenta also has experience representing clients in environmental litigation matters.

Mr. Aumenta is a member of the Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court, American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association, Bergen County Bar Association, and Union County Bar Association. Outside of the office, Mr. Aumenta is a former member of the combined Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment in Fanwood, New Jersey. He is also a volunteer coach for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Association and for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Soccer Association.  Mr. Aumenta also serves as the Athletics Director for St. Bartholomew Academy.

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2006-2007, 2013-2014), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Business Litigation and Banking. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).
  • Listed in Super Lawyers® (2017-2018), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Business Litigation and Banking. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Mr. Aumenta routinely litigates in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. His recent cases include the following:

• Successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of lending and mortgage servicer clients in numerous contested residential and non-residential foreclosures in New Jersey and New York, involving issues related to standing, statutory violations, fraud and misrepresentation, and predatory lending, among many others.

• Successfully represented lending and mortgage servicer clients in the defense of numerous claims, assessments, fines, and other violations issued by public bodies, including the New York Environmental Control Board.

• Successfully represented a national banking association in obtaining summary judgment dismissing a borrower’s predatory lending claims related to a $3.575 million loan.

• Obtained summary judgment dismissing a borrower’s multi-million dollar claim for damages stemming from the alleged bad faith refusal to fund under complex construction loan instruments.

• Successfully litigated and upheld the validity of a client’s telecommunications leasehold interest valued in excess of $1 million where the defendant lessor argued that the lease was void ab initio due to its failure to comply with the New Jersey public bidding statute in leasing its land.

• Successfully represented a lessor under four wireless license agreements in obtaining a substantial monetary judgment and having the defendant’s $32.5 million counterclaim dismissed in its entirety.

• Successfully dismissed a plaintiff’s claims that a wireless telecommunications facility operator violated certain deed restrictions relating to the transmission of cellular signals.

• Successfully dismissed multiple actions by plaintiffs who asserted claims for damages stemming from personal injuries sustained on the client’s wireless communications facility.

• Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an attorney dismissing claims of legal malpractice stemming from the alleged failure to provide adequate counsel in connection with the former client’s decision to settle its underlying claim.

• Obtained and collected on countless judgments on behalf of contractor and supplier clients in contested actions in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Overview

WILLIAM N. AUMENTA graduated from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 1997. He is a 2000 graduate of Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. While in law school, he served as a clerk to The Honorable William B. Chandler, III, of the Delaware Court of Chancery, and he was certified as a mediator by the Philadelphia Municipal Court in small claims and landlord-tenancy matters. He was also the recipient of the 1998 Faculty Award. Mr. Aumenta was admitted to the bars of the States of New Jersey and New York in 2001, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2014. Following law school, he served as judicial law clerk to The Honorable Theodore Z. Davis, P.J.Ch., of the New Jersey Superior Court, Chancery Division, General Equity Part.

Mr. Aumenta has extensive experience in the areas of commercial litigation, probate litigation, chancery practice, telecommunications, creditor's rights, banking, and residential and non-residential default servicing. He currently focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation, contract disputes, professional liability defense (attorneys), telecommunications, and residential and non-residential default-servicing in which he represents secured lenders, mortgage servicers and investors in all aspects of contested and uncontested foreclosures, defensive litigation, creditor's rights, and title insurance claims and litigation. Mr. Aumenta also has experience representing clients in environmental litigation matters.

Mr. Aumenta is a member of the Justice Morris Pashman Inn of Court, American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association, Bergen County Bar Association, and Union County Bar Association. Outside of the office, Mr. Aumenta is a former member of the combined Planning Board and Zoning Board of Adjustment in Fanwood, New Jersey. He is also a volunteer coach for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Association and for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Soccer Association.  Mr. Aumenta also serves as the Athletics Director for St. Bartholomew Academy.

  • Listed in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars (2006-2007, 2013-2014), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Business Litigation and Banking. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).
  • Listed in Super Lawyers® (2017-2018), a Thomson Reuters business, in the areas of Business Litigation and Banking. A description of the standard or methodology on which the accolade is based can be found HERE (No aspect of the advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court).

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Mr. Aumenta routinely litigates in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. His recent cases include the following:

• Successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of lending and mortgage servicer clients in numerous contested residential and non-residential foreclosures in New Jersey and New York, involving issues related to standing, statutory violations, fraud and misrepresentation, and predatory lending, among many others.

• Successfully represented lending and mortgage servicer clients in the defense of numerous claims, assessments, fines, and other violations issued by public bodies, including the New York Environmental Control Board.

• Successfully represented a national banking association in obtaining summary judgment dismissing a borrower’s predatory lending claims related to a $3.575 million loan.

• Obtained summary judgment dismissing a borrower’s multi-million dollar claim for damages stemming from the alleged bad faith refusal to fund under complex construction loan instruments.

• Successfully litigated and upheld the validity of a client’s telecommunications leasehold interest valued in excess of $1 million where the defendant lessor argued that the lease was void ab initio due to its failure to comply with the New Jersey public bidding statute in leasing its land.

• Successfully represented a lessor under four wireless license agreements in obtaining a substantial monetary judgment and having the defendant’s $32.5 million counterclaim dismissed in its entirety.

• Successfully dismissed a plaintiff’s claims that a wireless telecommunications facility operator violated certain deed restrictions relating to the transmission of cellular signals.

• Successfully dismissed multiple actions by plaintiffs who asserted claims for damages stemming from personal injuries sustained on the client’s wireless communications facility.

• Obtained summary judgment on behalf of an attorney dismissing claims of legal malpractice stemming from the alleged failure to provide adequate counsel in connection with the former client’s decision to settle its underlying claim.

• Obtained and collected on countless judgments on behalf of contractor and supplier clients in contested actions in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Education

Stockton College of New Jersey (B.A. 1997)
Widener U. School of Law (Wilmington) (J.D. 2000)

Admissions

State of New Jersey
State of New York
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, SDNY
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, EDNY

Memberships

  • Volunteer Coach for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Youth Baseball Association
  • Volunteer coach for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Soccer Association
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Bergen County Bar Association