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Member Profile: Hon. Mark B. Epstein (Ret.)

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Hoagland Longo Moran Dunst & Doukas, LLP
40 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Tel: (732) 545-4717
Fax: 732-545-4579

NJ Chapter:

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Arbitration; Med-Arb; Fact Finding; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; Insurance Umpire; ADR Training/CME


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Hon. Mark B. Epstein (Ret.) has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Honorable Mark B. Epstein became counsel to Hoagland Longo on June 1, 2005, upon his retirement from the New Jersey Superior Court bench. His practice is limited to arbitration, mediation and acting as special discovery/allocation master (SDM). Judge Epstein's last judicial assignment was to the Chancery Division, Middlesex County. Previously, he served in the Civil Part of the New Jersey Superior Court for 10 years, where he was designated as the total handling judge for environmental cases, insurance coverage, and other complex cases.

In 1983, Judge Epstein began his judicial career in the Middlesex County Family Part where he was Presiding Judge for eight of the eleven years he was assigned there. During his twenty-two year judicial tenure, Judge Epstein was instrumental in the settlement of several thousand matters including environment, insurance coverage, medical and legal malpractice, commercial, employment, civil rights, personal injury and matrimonial cases.


  • Yeshiva University, BA
  • Rutgers University, School of Law, JD


English, Hebrew

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Selected as 2018 ADR Champion by National Law Journal.
  • Recognized by Super Lawyer for ADR practice in 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.
  • Admitted to the US Supreme Court, the US District Court for the District of New Jersey and the US Tax Court.
  • Approved Mediator U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of New Jersey.
  • BestLawyers Recognized: 2016-2019
  • Recipient of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2014 'Judicial Achievement Award'
  • Named one of 2018's ADR CHAMPIONS, National Law Journal
  • Conflict Prevention & Resolution - NJ Regional Panelist;
  • National Insurance Panelist; National Judicial Panelist.
  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubble


$600/hr including prep and travel. Minimum 5 hours for each session.


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Hon. Mark B. Epstein (Ret.) is a member of our NJ chapter, The New Jersey Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators, the state's premier roster of attorney mediators and arbitrators. The NJAMA profile includes more specific local information, such as counties and regions served, and can be visited directly at


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