Casey Gocel specializes in corporate transactions and estate planning. Specifically, she focuses her practice on business mergers and acquisitions, private equity placements, commercial transactions, start-ups, corporate governance, sophisticated estate and family wealth transfer planning, asset protection planning and exempt organizations.
Casey often serves as outside general counsel to her clients and advices them on issues concerning contract negotiation and drafting, mergers and acquisitions, strategic tax planning, choice of entity, general commercial relationships, complex buy-sell arrangements, succession planning and other legal matters.
Casey’s clients include small and middle-market companies and executive employees, often in the areas of retail, manufacturing, industrial, consumer services, healthcare and dentistry.
In 2019, Casey was named to NJBIZ's Best 50 Women in Business List, and in 2017 was named as one of NJBIZ’s “Forty under 40” for her commitment to business growth, professional excellence and community service. In 2016, Casey was selected as a “New Leader of the Bar” by New Jersey Law Journal. She was also included by Super Lawyers, New Jersey among one of its “Rising Stars” in 2015, 2016 and 2017.*
Prior to joining the firm, Casey served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Justice William F. Rylaarsdam of the California Court of Appeal. Casey holds an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey or the American Bar Association. A list of the methodologies used for these awards can be found at: Super Lawyers, NJBIZ 40 under 40, New Leaders of the Bar, NJBIZ 2019 Best 50 Women in Business.