Glenn Williams

Kaplan, Williams & Graffeo LLC

Glenn Williams

Glenn Williams is the managing partner and a co-founder of the Kaplan, Williams & Graffeo law firm. His unique and diverse experience enables him to provide comprehensive business law and real estate counseling to a range of diverse clients that include both private individuals to public companies across the entire spectrum of industry verticals. Glenn possesses a general counsel's unique perspective and experience in all phases of growing a business. His extensive resume features providing counsel and assistance with mergers & acquisitions, corporate financing, commercial agreements, business development, corporate governance and human resources. He also has extensive experience handling matters concerning technology and global communications, commercial real estate (including construction, development, investing and brokering), renewable energy, franchise law,and litigation/dispute resolution. Glenn's exuberance, passion and hands on experience provides clients with an essential trusted partner to help them achieve the next level of their success.

Glenn has also led sales and business development for a commercial contracting firm where he was responsible for projects such as the Bridgewater Commons Mall, Morristown Memorial Hospital and Federal Express.

Glenn currently serves as Deputy Mayor of Independence Township, New Jersey and previously served as Chairman of the Independence Township Land Use Board, President of the Great Meadows Regional Board of Education, Vice President of the Independence Township Recreation Commission and as a founding member of the Seton Hall University School of Law Board of Visitors.

Professional Work Experience

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt & Fader, LLC
Partner, 2009 – 2013

Cushman & Wakefield
Senior Director, 2007 – 2009

Net2Phone, Inc.
Executive VP Business & Legal Affairs, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, 1998 – 2006

Prior to returning to private practice, Glenn served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to a global technology and communications company where he was instrumental in growing the company, which went public, established strategic alliances with industry notables Yahoo, Microsoft, AT&T, AOL, LG and Cisco, and raised $2 billion in capital in a series of public and private transactions before successfully going private via a merger transaction. He was responsible for the company's legal, human resources and real estate departments. Glenn previously served as Associate General Counsel to its affiliated parent company, a multifaceted global communications and entertainment company, where he focused on domestic and international commercial agreements.

Glenn has also held senior positions in commercial real estate and has particular experience in growing franchised businesses, such as Marriott hotels, TGI Friday's, Wendy's and Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants as in house Assistant General Counsel and outside General Counsel, respectively, where he contributed to the successful expansion of real estate holdings and commercial operations via business and real estate acquisitions and development which required strategic navigation of franchisor/franchisee, lender/borrower/investor, and landlord/tenant relationships, as well as liquor license and corporate infrastructure issues.

Prior to going in-house, Glenn was a business lawyer in private practice where he represented the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority and Warren County Community College as outside General Counsel. He was involved in a number of deals involving professional sports franchises Giants, Jets, Nets and Devils and sponsors Phillip Morris, Anheuser Busch and Coca-Cola, as well as the naming of Continental Airlines Arena, one of the first naming rights deals of the time, the expansion of Giants Stadium and development of the first college campus for Warren County Community College.

Education and Law School

Seton Hall University School of Law, 1993
  • * Editor in Chief, Journal of Sports Law
    * Awarded Sports Law Fellowship
    * Awarded Centennial Scholarship

Other Information

Primary Counties Served:

  • NJ - Morris County
  • NJ - Essex County
  • NJ - Union County

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Contact Information

  • Courthouse Plaza
    60 Washington Street, Suite 204
    Morristown, New Jersey 07960
  • (973) 200-6350
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  • Lawyers in Firm: 1-10
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    Pro Bono
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