Jack Borrus


Chairperson of the Condemnation Department

Jack Borrus


North Brunswick, New Jersey
President, Senior Partner

Phone: 732-422-1000
Fax: 732-422-1016
Email: jborrus@borrus.com


Mr. Borrus received his B.S. degree, cum laude, from Columbia University and graduated from Columbia University Law School. He received his Master of Laws degree from New York University in federal taxation. He served in the Courts and Boards section of the U.S. Army. He has been admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bars, the United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Borrus was law clerk to Judge Edward Gaulkin. He was acting magistrate in New Brunswick and Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor from 1964 to 1967. He was a lecturer in the Skills and Methods course for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education for estate planning and corporation law. Mr. Borrus served as Special Counsel to the General Assembly of New Jersey, and was chairman of the Middlesex County Ethics Committee and the Middlesex County Judicial Selection Committee. He was co-chairman of the New Jersey Corporate Law Revision Commission and was a member of the New Jersey Bar Association Judicial and Prosecutors Appointment Committee, which reviews judges and prosecutors appointments under a special compact with the Governor. Mr. Borrus is a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association.

At the present time, Mr. Borrus is engaged in civil litigation, condemnation cases, business organizations, estate planning, real estate, zoning, and represents many large and closely held corporations. He has been the attorney for the North Brunswick Board of Education and counsel to the Board of Education of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High Schools. He was also counsel to the Highland Park Port Republic and Branchburg boards of education. As a litigator, he has represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, U.S. Surgical, Walt Disney Productions, American Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Allied Old English, Inc. and other companies.

Mr. Borrus has been a member of the Middlesex County, Federal and State tax committees; a member of the New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey State and American bar associations; and a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the New Jersey School Board Attorneys Association.

His areas of concentration include civil trials, condemnation cases, contracts, business acquisitions, corporation law, product liability, real estate zoning, school law, tax, trusts, wills, estates, and chancery litigation.

Areas of Practice:

Civil Trials
Condemnation Cases
Contracts
Business, LLCs and Partnerships
Corporation Law
Mergers and Acquisitions
Product Liability
Real Estate
Zoning
School Law
Estate Tax
Trusts
Wills
Estate Administration and Planning
Chancery Litigation

Bar Admissions:

New York
New Jersey
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Supreme Court

Education:

New York University School of Law, New York, New York
Master of Laws in Federal Taxation
Columbia Law School, New York, New York, Juris Doctor
Columbia University
B.S.
Honors: Cum Laude

Representative Clients:

Malouf Auto Group, Inc.
New Brunswick International, Inc.
R J Reynolds Tobacco Company
American Broadcasting Co.