David O. Marcus

Eric Reiser

Overview and Experience

David is a member of the Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy departments. His practice encompasses all areas of commercial litigation, real estate litigation, complex foreclosures, construction and insolvency matters in both the state and federal courts. David has appeared extensively in the state courts of New Jersey and New York, as well as the United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court in New Jersey. He has litigated all types of business disputes and bankruptcy court adversary proceedings for the District of New Jersey.

David earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Emory University in 1980 and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School in 1983. David was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1984 and to the Bar of the State of New Jersey in 1986, and is a member of the Washington, D.C. Bar. He is admitted to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Admitted To Bar


Areas of Concentration

  • Corporate/Commercial Litigation
  • Estate/Probate Litigation
  • Chancery Litigation
  • Debtor/Creditor Law and Bankruptcy

Honors & Memberships

Reported Cases Trial & Appellate Courts

Published Decisions

  • Cosa Marble v. Classic Tile, Inc., 2008 WL 803354 (D.N.J. 2008)
  • Schlussel v. Emmanuel Roth, 270 N.J. Super. 628 (App. Div. 1994)
  • Apple Corps. Ltd. v. International Collectors, 25 F. Supp. 480 (D.N.J. 1998)
  • Halvajian v. Bank of New York, 191 B.R. 56 (Bankr. D. N.J. 1995)

Significant Representations

  • Secured $2.5 million judgment/claim for secured creditor following bankruptcy court trial.
  • Successfully defended claim to equitable title of real property in chancery litigation.
  • Obtained summary judgment in significant contract action seeking recovery of lost profits of several million dollars from brokerage agreement.
  • Removed executrix of estate by proving misappropriation of assets.

Articles & Publications

Co-author, Claims Against Government, Practicing Law Institute Toxic Substances Litigation Report (1982)

Contact Us Today to Discuss Your Legal Matter.

For emergent matters, please call us at (201) 870-4938

  • Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.
  • Contact Information

    411 Hackensack Avenue
    Hackensack, NJ 07601

    Phone Number
    (201) 870-4938


    Awards: Best Law Firms Metro Region New Jersey • New Jersey Super Lawyers • Best Lawyers in America • 201 Bergen Magazine • Avvo Top 10 Lawyer

    © 1997 – 2023   Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel, & Di Iorio, LLP. All rights reserved. All rights reserved. Advertising Disclaimer: This web site constitutes an ADVERTISEMENT. Before making your choice of attorney, you should give this matter careful thought. The selection of an attorney is an important decision. If you believe this web site is inaccurate or misleading, you may report same to the Committee on Attorney Advertising, Hughes Justice Complex, CN 037, Trenton, N.J. 08625. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.