Anthony E. Hope Esq.

Anthony E. Hope Esq.

Associate
Location:
Englewood, New Jersey
Phone:
201-871-1333
Fax:
201-871-3161
Email:

Anthony E. Hope focuses his legal practice on the representation of domestic as well as international businesses regarding matters of corporate law (formation of businesses, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, etc.) and on the representation of debtors and creditors in corporate and consumer bankruptcy cases (chapter 7, chapter 11, chapter 13). He also has considerable experience with representing corporate debtors and creditors in Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors and with representing financial institutions in asset based lending transactions and foreclosure actions.

Mr. Hope brings to the firm a background encompassing both corporate finance and legal experience. This, coupled with his international background and ability to converse in several languages, including Dutch and German, enables Mr. Hope to effectively represent the interests of domestic and international entities and business owners alike.

Previously, Mr. Hope had a career with a prominent Wall Street investment banking firm, specializing in institutional asset management. He also functioned as an investment banking liaison to various foreign government and private pension funds. Subsequently, Mr. Hope became a corporate finance consultant as well as a business strategist counseling many established business ventures and start-ups in a wide range of industries, among them the pharmaceutical and alternative energy sectors.

Mr. Hope served as senior law clerk to the Hon. Rosemary Gambardella, former Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. He also served as a law clerk to the Hon., Robert P. Contillo, J.S.C. and Hon. Peter E. Doyne, P.J.S.C., Chancery Division-General Equity, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Vicinage, and to the Hon. Daniel P. Mecca, P.J.S.C., Law Division-Civil Part, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Vicinage. In addition, Mr. Hope served as judicial intern to the Hon. John W. Bissell, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the Hon. Robert E. Gerber, Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District Court of New York and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Legal Enforcement Division, in New York. Mr. Hope also served as attorney with a large Mid-Atlantic law firm before he joined the law firm of Norgaard O'Boyle, Attorneys At Law as counsel.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law (formation of businesses, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, etc.)
  • Debtors and Creditors in Corporate and Consumer Bankruptcy cases (chapter 7, chapter 11, chapter 13)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2007
  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2011

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Calvin College
    • B.A. - 1996
    • Honors: With Honors

Published Works

  • Publicly Listed Shells of Corporate Debtors and Reverse Mergers: Recycling Shells in Spite of Anti-Shell Trafficking Provisions American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, July 2013

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Rosemary Gambardella, former Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, Senior Law Clerk
  • Hon., Robert P. Contillo, J.S.C. and Hon. Peter E. Doyne, P.J.S.C., Chancery Division-General Equity, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Vicinage, Law Clerk
  • Hon. Daniel P. Mecca, P.J.S.C., Law Division-Civil Part, Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County Vicinage, Law Clerk
  • Hon. John W. Bissell, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Judicial Intern
  • Hon. Robert E. Gerber, Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District Court of New York, Judicial Intern
  • United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Legal Enforcement Division, in New York, Judicial Intern

Languages

  • Dutch
  • German