Stanley R. Gentile concentrates his practice in business, commercial and consumer law and litigation with an emphasis in real estate, construction, contract disputes, consumer fraud claims, commercial matters and collection practice. He represents individuals, real estate developers, management companies, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and other business-related clients in both state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Stan has significant experience in prosecuting and defending cases for clients of all sizes ranging from individuals and small closely-held corporation to large corporations and Fortune 200 companies. These matters have included representing clients in complex construction disputes, mechanics lien claims, construction defect claims, consumer, real estate, collections and other business-related matters.
Through his substantial experience representing a diverse group of clients in a wide range of matters, Stan is well versed in taking a proactive approach by counseling clients on day-to-day issues. He guides clients beginning with contract negotiations through the time of litigation and appeals. In addition, Stan is a member of several consumer and contractor/subcontractor associations. He has given seminars and authored multiple articles on consumer, real estate and construction matters. These articles include:
- New Changes in the Pennsylvania Mechanic's Lien Law;
- New Jersey and Pennsylvania Courts: Enforcement of Arbitration Clauses in Residential Contracts of Sale;
- The Impact of New Jersey's Expanded Prompt Payment Law; and
- Real Estate Purchasers Should Be Aware of the "Merger Doctrine."
Stan has tried multiple cases and argued appeals involving a wide range of legal matters. He was victorious in participating in a case giving rise to a published opinion clarifying the lien law in New Jersey and he also obtained the reversal of a lower court decision giving rise to a published opinion establishing precedent involving arbitration clauses in real estate purchase agreements in Pennsylvania.
Prior to representing clients, Stan began his legal career clerking for the Honorable John A. Fratto, J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County (and Burlington County). He earned his law degree from Rutgers University School of Law - Camden. He also earned his dual Bachelors of Arts and Science degrees from the University of Tampa. Prior to forming the Gentile Law Firm, Stan worked with a prestigious, large law firm in Philadelphia, PA and also at Archer & Greiner in Haddonfield, NJ in their commercial litigation group. Stan resides in South Jersey where he was born and raised and chooses to remain there to assist friends, neighbors and clients in the surrounding areas.