Paul D. Strauchler
Paul Strauchler chairs the firm's Hospitality/Alcoholic Beverage practice, which includes the representation of national hotel and restaurant chains, sports and entertainment venues, warehouse retail stores, plenary wholesalers and distributors, supermarkets, packaged goods stores, restaurants and lounges in a wide variety of matters, such as transactions, litigation, employment issues, compliance and regular dealings with administrative entities such as the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and various municipalities.
Paul also supervises the firm’s transactional practice and has more than thirty years of experience in representing, among others, lenders, real estate developers and investors in New Jersey and New York.
He has, for over 12 years, been a member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Paul has served as Assistant Attorney for the town of Westfield, NJ, and Attorney for the Town of Westfield Planning Board.
Prior to joining Post Polak, Paul was associated with Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, a major international law firm, in its New York City office.
New York University School of Law, J.D.
University of Rochester, B.A., magna cum laude
American Bar Association, (Member, Real Property, Trusts and Estates Law Section, Hotel, Resorts and Tourism Committee, Hospitality Industry Liaison Subcommittee; Member, Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, Beverage Alcohol Practice Committee)
New Jersey State Bar Association, (Member, Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Section on Environmental Law, Section on Corporate and Business Law, Section on Banking Law, Section on Land Use)
New York State Bar Association, (Member, Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law)
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Hospitality Industry Bar Association, Director
National Conference of State Liquor Administrators, Associate Membe
National Association of Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys, Sustaining Member
The Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants, Founding Member
Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys, Member
National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals, Associate Membe