SETH A. ABRAMS
Seth is an experienced civil litigator and Counsel with Schuman Hanlon’s Jersey City, New Jersey office. Seth routinely represents business of all sizes in complex commercial matters in New York and New Jersey state and federal courts and in arbitration. Seth has significant experience litigating contract disputes, as well as those involving shareholder and partnerships, insurance coverage, trade secrets, and unfair competition and business practices matters. Seth also has significant experience handling complex estate litigations as well as in consumer, catastrophic injury and sexual assault matters.
Seth is active in various professional and civic associations. Seth serves as the Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Internet and Computer Law Committee. In this role, Seth is routinely sought out for his views on new technological developments and their impact on the law. Seth is also a frequent lecturer on issues related to the intersection of technology and the law. Some examples of recent/upcoming speaking engagements include:
Artificial Intelligence (AI) Training for Lawyers (July 2023) -- Panelist
Bust That Commute: What to Know When Handling a Rideshare Case (June 2023) -- Panelist
Cryptocurrencies and Bankruptcies: Clarifying the Unique Legal Considerations (February 2023) – Moderator
The Uniform Commercial Code and Emerging Technologies: 2022 Amendments Including Digital Assets in the Marketplace (October 2022) – Panelist
Internet and Computer Law Committee Law Meeting: Blockchain’s Implications for Everyday Practice (November 2022) -- Moderator
Internet and Computer Law Committee Presentations: What is a Blockchain? (September 2022) – Moderator
Seth also serves on the Anti-Defamation League’s New York/New Jersey Next-Gen Board. Seth is a former Barrister in the Brennan-Vanderbilt Inn of Court and served for two terms as a Commissioner on the City of Hoboken’s Historic Preservation Commission.
Seth has been named to Super Lawyers, Rising Stars for 2021 and 2022.
Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York
Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Admitted to practice in the Second and Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Complex Commercial Litigation
Catastrophic Injury/Sexual Assault – representing plaintiffs
J.D., University of Miami Law School
International and Comparative Law Review
B.A., Syracuse University
The Honorable Catherine M. Langlois, N.J Superior Court, Chancery Division, General Equity