Trenk Isabel PC in Livingston has added two name partners to become Trenk Isabel Siddiqi & Shahdanian PC.
Asaad Siddiqi and John Shahdanian II joined the firm as name partners and directors, effective March 14.
Several partners, an associate, and two paralegals also came on board, bringing the number of attorneys to 12 and bolstering the firm’s capabilities, which include commercial and complex litigation; labor and employment; environmental; land use and redevelopment; bankruptcy and restructuring; and public entity law.
“This is an exciting time for our firm, and for our clients, as John and Asaad join not only as tremendous advocates but also as leaders of our firm,” said Trenk in a prepared statement. “We knew of Asaad and John through their outstanding work with the New Jersey State Bar and Bergen County Bar associations and their various leadership roles, and they are a great fit for our firm, further expanding our capabilities in multiple practice and industry areas of particular importance to our clients.”
Siddiqi’s experience includes commercial, business and nonprofit organization matters; products liability; intra-corporate/shareholder, employment and labor, and estate and trust disputes; and insurance/indemnification issues. He also handles matters concerning allegations of white-collar crime and regulatory non-compliance, the First Amendment, professional misconduct, and attorney ethics.
Shahdanian focuses his practice on employment, labor, civil rights and government law, representing both private and public sector clients in management side labor and employment matters, as well as individuals. His work involves matters related to discrimination claims, disability claims, sexual harassment claims, whistleblowing, and noncompete clauses, as well as wage and hour, family leave and private sector labor law. He’s also one of just 42 trustees of the New Jersey State Bar Association.