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 Andrew P. Zacharda
Partner


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Telephone: 973.623.7790
Facsimile: 973.623.7780

Andrew P. Zacharda is a partner at Tompkins, McGuire and practices in the firm's Title Insurance and Financial Services Litigation practice groups. Drew came to the firm in 2005 with over ten years' experience representing mortgage lenders and servicers in a wide variety of litigated matters.

He has continued that practice with the firm's Financial Services Litigation group, representing mortgage lenders and servicers in all aspects of mortgage litigation in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.

As Chair of the firm's Title Insurance practice group, Drew manages the full spectrum of title insurance litigation - from claims litigation as assigned defense counsel to complex multi-party coverage cases.

Education

  • Rutgers Law School, Newark (J.D., 1994)
  • Muhlenberg College (A.B., magna cum laude, 1990)

Professional Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1994
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1994
  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1995
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • New York, 2005
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2006
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2006
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2012

Professional Activities

  • Qualified Mediator
    • Superior Court of New Jersey (R. 1:40-12), including Foreclosure Mediations
    • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Member, Equity Jurisprudence Committee
    • Member, Sections on Bankruptcy and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law

Miscellaneous

  • Reported Decisions:
    • In re Jones, 201 B.R. 371 (Bankr. D.N.J. 1996)
    • Aurora Loan Services LLC v. Sookoo, 92 A.D.3d 705, 941 N.Y.S.2d 503 (2nd Dept. 2012)
  • Lecturer:
    • “Foreclosure and Repossession in New Jersey” - Bankruptcy Law (Lorman Education Services, November 2004)
    • “Real Estate Title Issues in New Jersey” (HalfMoon Seminars, October 2007)
    • “Foreclosure and Repossession in New Jersey” - Tax Lien Foreclosure (Lorman Education Services, September 2008)
    • “Complying with Federal Mortgage Lending Laws” (Lorman Education Services, June 2011)
    • “Examining and Resolving Title Issues” (National Business Institute, December 2011)
    • “Real Estate Law: Advanced Issues and Answers” (National Business Institute, November 2012)
    • “Mortgage Foreclosure Litigation: What You Need to Know” (New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, October 2013)
    • “Commercial Real Estate from A to Z” (National Business Institute, November 2013)