Archer partner Nicole Gerritsen McDonough has been named to the 2022 NJBIZ 40 under 40, a recognition that honors 40 business men and women under the age of 40 for their notable successes and demonstrations of strong leadership in the state. The annual 40 under 40 awards honor the movers and shakers making their mark in New Jersey business. These young, noteworthy business leaders represent a wide range of industries. They prove much can be accomplished early in your career.
Nicole has built a successful career and an outstanding reputation. Nicole’s passion for the law and dedication to her clients is evident through her successes handling complex litigation matters for the area’s largest companies. In her diverse litigation practice, Nicole handles commercial, real estate, intellectual property, family law, and estate and trust matters. She represents companies and businesses in a broad range of industries, and individuals in all stages of the litigation process in state, federal, appellate, and bankruptcy courts in New Jersey and New York.
Nicole has always demonstrated a strong commitment to business growth, professional excellence and the local community. The extra care she puts into everything she does for her clients and Archer has established her as an invaluable resource for both. As a new partner, Nicole has worked hard to get to her position. Nicole has a deep understanding of the unique role she plays when working closely with clients and knowing her expertise is invaluable to the result of a case. She takes her position further, stepping up as a point person in building upon client relationships developing them into significant partnerships.
Nicole is a Trustee of the Bergen County Bar Association, and has sat on the CLE Committee, Diversity Committee, Membership Committee, and is a Past President of BCBA’s Young Lawyers Division. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and New Jersey Women Lawyers Association. She is also a county coordinator of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation’s Vincent J. Apruzzese High School Mock Trial Competition for Bergen County. For the last two years, Nicole was named to Best Lawyers in America as “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, and Real Estate Law. She has also been named to New Jersey “Super Lawyers” as a “Rising Star” for Business Litigation from 2014 to 2022.
Founded in 1928, Archer is a full-service law firm serving Fortune 100 clients, small to medium-sized businesses and individuals. The firm provides litigation and transactional services in nearly every area of law, including business counseling, labor & employment, real estate, health care, intellectual property, family and matrimonial, personal injury, public finance, tax, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, land use and environmental law. With 175 attorneys, Archer has nine offices, including Voorhees, Hackensack, Princeton and Red Bank, NJ; Philadelphia and Harrisburg, PA; Wilmington, DE; New York, NY; and Houston, TX.