Glen J. Vida
Glen J. Vida provides legal services in the areas of environmental litigation and complex commercial matters, as well as residential and commercial closings. Prior to joining Post Polak, he had a distinguished career as a solo practitioner for over 35 years.
Glen has focused his practice on actions involving environmental remediation, recovery claims against insurance companies and direct polluters, prosecuting as well as defending environmental matters, and statewide cleanup actions. He has represented both individual operators as well as large corporations. He has prosecuted claims against the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and defended actions commenced by them.
In commercial cases, Glen has litigated multi-state claims involving insurance companies, prosecuting, and defending claims on behalf of a variety of clients, including pharmaceutical distribution companies, insurance agencies and individual business operators. He has negotiated commercial Leases and litigated to enforce or to challenge them.
He has appeared before the New Jersey trial courts, appellate division and the State Supreme Court, as well as the Federal District Courts in New Jersey and New York.
Glen has directed his clients to form new corporations and LLCs and negotiated and drafted operating agreements and other shareholder arrangements. He has also represented estates through probate and distribution. In addition, he has represented numerous trucking companies in formation, defense, insurance coverage, licensing and operational legal oversight.
Glen was a member of the Union County Ethics Committee for nine years, and was chosen as chairman, working closely with the New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics. Presently, Glen has been appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Special Ethics Master, presiding over disciplinary hearings involving attorney misconduct.
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Brown University, AB
Federal District Court for the District of New Jersey
Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York
Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States Circuit Court of Appeals Third Circuit
United States Supreme Court
District XII Ethics Committee, Chairman, 2017-2019
District XII Ethics Committee, Member, 2011-2019
Supreme Court Special Ethics Master, 2020
New Jersey State Bar Association