High Profile Cases
Jordan G. Zeitz
State of New Jersey vs. Robby R. Willis
Represented one of four men charged in a homicide case in New Jersey.
- Mansfield murder case begins for last of Philadelphia defendants
- Attorneys deliver closing arguments in Mansfield murder trial
*Assisted Glenn A. Zeitz in the representation of U.S.A. v. Vincent J. Fumo, Dr. Leonard Patrick, and other cases.
Glenn A. Zeitz
Coking vs. C.R.D.A., Donald Trump, and Trump Plaza
Represented senior citizen and widow Vera Coking successfully against Donald Trump, Trump Plaza, and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority in eminent domain and personal injury cases where they collectively tried to take her property by eminent domain for a project adjacent to the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. This mater is a reported decision in New Jersey (C.R.D.A. v. Banin, 320 N.J.Super. 342 (Law Div. 1998)) where the New Jersey Superior Court upheld Ms. Coking’s right to keep her property and awarded attorney’s fees and costs on her behalf. Her personal injury case was settled on her behalf during the course of trial in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
- In Atlantic City, the widow vs. the real-estate mogul
- Verdict thwarts Trump expansion
- Judge stymies Trump expansion in ruling that’s seen as landmark
- Trumping Trump
- Just call her The Vera
Thomas vs. Ford Motor Company
Represented Ford Motor Company successfully in the defense of a product liability action. The case became nationally known and resulted in a book (Cape May Courthouse: A Death in the Night) by New York Times best selling author Lawrence Schiller, author of American Tragedy, Perfect Murder Perfect Town, and Into the Mirror. The defense of this matter resulted in the plaintiff withdrawing all claims without any form of compensation.
In re: Ardmore Property Owners vs. Township of Lower Merion
Represented numerous and diverse commercial property owners in the historic district in Ardmore, Pennsylvania in order to protect their property rights from eminent domain based on a designation of blight.
- Demolition plan protested in Ardmore
- Revitalization plan for Ardmore district faces crucial step
- Fighting eminent domain’s expansion
- ARDMORE: Transit plan tabled
Brighton Towers Condominium Association vs. Tropicana
Represented large condominium association of over 200 owners against Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City in matter involving large development project in Atlantic City.
- Tropicana neighbors try to block expansion
- Brighton tenants fight Trop expansion
- Tropicana condo group settle dispute
U.S.A. vs. Vincent J. Fumo
Represented Senator Vincent J. Fumo for the purpose of providing independent legal advice as to the Government’s motion to disqualify his attorneys based on possible conflicts of interest.
U.S.A. vs. Dr. Leonard Patrick
Represented a veterinarian against the Federal Government in an insurance fraud prosecution over the death of a racehorse. This defense in this matter resulted in the granting of a new trial based on prosecutorial misconduct and the case was ultimately dismissed.
- Vet named in scheme to kill horse
- Documents lead to vet’s new trial
- Moorestown vet is cleared in death of racehorse
U.S.A. vs. Francis Sheeran and U.S.A. vs. Louis Bottone
Represented president of the Teamsters union in Delaware and president of the Teamsters union in Philadelphia against the Federal Government in R.I.C.O. prosecutions. These matters also involved the Federal investigation into the death and disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.