BRIAN RADER, a partner at Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C., has counseled individuals and businesses providing a full range of legal advice and services. Mr. Rader has actively litigated a wide range of civil matters including claims involving breach of contract, fiduciary duty, private nuisance/adjoining landowner liability, laws pertaining to discrimination and negligent conduct in various contexts. As a former judicial clerk in the Civil Division of the New Jersey Superior Court, Mr. Rader is well-versed in all phases of the civil litigation process.
Mr. Rader routinely provides legal advice and services to both individuals and businesses in the real estate community. Mr. Rader has worked extensively with community associations providing a full range of legal services including the collection of unpaid common expense assessments, the prosecution of foreclosure proceedings and the draft and enforcement of community governing documents such as master deeds, by-laws, restrictive covenants and board resolutions. Mr. Rader also litigates actions on behalf of commercial and residential landlords for possession of real property and assists commercial and residential landlords in the draft and enforcement of lease provisions. Mr. Rader also represents individuals and entities in the sale and acquisition of real property and assists individuals in the handling of distressed properties.
Mr. Rader is frequently called upon to provide guidance with respect to contract language and to employ protective measures in a variety of contexts including non-competes, service agreements and licensing agreements. Prior to engaging in the private practice of law, Mr. Rader served as a member of the legal department of the National Football League (“NFL”) where he reviewed and approved a variety of contracts including licensing, sponsorship and employment contracts and provided NFL hearing officers with legal opinions concerning arbitration disputes between NFL team employees and their respective NFL teams. Mr. Rader remains active in the sports and entertainment arena and has solicited and negotiated contracts with NFL teams on behalf of an NFL player and has served as counsel to a prominent sports agency to facilitate the resolution of unpaid agent fees with several overseas professional basketball clubs.