Brian Kantar

Member of the Firm

Brian Kantar’s practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, with a focus on fidelity and surety, construction and bankruptcy matters in New York and New Jersey.  Brian regularly represents surety companies, contractors and developers in a wide variety of contract disputes, performance and payment bond claims, affirmative claims, loss recovery, bankruptcy issues and contractor workouts.

In 2005-2006, Brian served as a law clerk to Judge Ross R. Anzaldi, presiding judge of the Civil Division, Superior Court of New Jersey, Union County. He graduated in 2001, summa cum laude, from Hofstra University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his J.D. magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law, in 2005, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif.  While in law school, Brian served as chairman of the Honor Council and interned for Judge Mary C. Jacobson of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division, Essex County. 


  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2005)
  • Hofstra University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2001)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of New York