William J. Fiore

Senior Partner
Newark, New Jersey
Phone: 973-602-3459
Fax: 973-624-0356

William Fiore has practiced with Meyner and Landis for over 40 years, representing financial institutions, large and small businesses, and individual clients in a wide range of matters. Bill handles complex commercial real estate matters, purchase and sales of businesses, and bank loan financings. Bill provides general business and legal advice to smaller companies which do not maintain in-house legal departments. He also represents secured creditors exclusively in commercial collections, foreclosures and workouts, and bankruptcy. Bill’s approach is to advance his clients’ interests with real solutions in a cost-effective manner. His responsiveness to clients and a common-sense business approach have been guiding principles in his success in attracting clients to the Firm’s practice.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York


  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law – Newark, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Law Review: Rutgers Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor, 1976 – 1977
  • Fordham University, Bronx, New York
    • B.A., cum laude
    • Major: Philosophy

Past Employment Positions

  • Appellate Division, New Jersey; Hon.Theodore I. Botter, Law Clerk, 1977 – 1978

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Debtor-Creditor and Banking Sections, Member
  • General Counsel, Wildlife Preserves Inc.
  • Trustee, Loyola Foundation Inc.

Published Works

  • Fundamentals of Bankruptcy, American Business Institute
  • Comment, “Criminal Law – Jurisdictional Elements”, 29 Rutgers Law Review 945

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers© 2021-2024, Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers©, 2006 – 2003
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent®
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