Lawrence E. Bathgate, II

Lawrence E. Bathgate, II

Co-Founding Partner

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Phone: 732-363-0666 Ext 240

Lawrence E. Bathgate, II 2021 Bathgate, Wegener, and Wolf P.C.

Practice Areas: Real Estate, Business Transactions, Municipal Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Wills, Trusts & Estates, Patent Infringement Litigation, ​Class Actions

Education: Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.  and Villanova University, B.S. in Economics. He is the co-founder and senior managing partner of the Firm. Mr. Bathgate has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal, has been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell for over 25 years, and has the distinction of being the youngest person ever to serve as the Parliamentarian of the New Jersey General Assembly. 

Admitted: State of New Jersey; State of New York; The District of Columbia; the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Memberships: Ocean County, Monmouth County, New Jersey State, New York State, and the District of Columbia Bar Associations; American Bar Association, and  U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association.

Biography: Mr. Bathgate is the co-founding partner of the Firm, and is involved in all aspects of the Firm’s business. Mr. Bathgate has been recognized as one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America by the National Law Journal, and has been rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell*  for over 25 years.

Mr. Bathgate is involved in a diverse array of civic, philanthropic and political activities.  He currently serves on the Board of Visitors at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; a Council Member of The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC; the National Committee of the Arts of the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC; The Board of Boy Scouts of America, New York Council; and the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ.

Mr. Bathgate has formerly been a member of the Board of Trustees of Villanova University; Board of Overseers of Rutgers University Foundation; the Board of Regents of Seton Hall University; and is the former Republican National Finance Chairman under President Ronald W. Reagan and President George H.W. Bush.

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. A description of the selection process methodology for the awards referenced is available here.