Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • United States District Court, District of NJ
  • United States Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, New Jersey
  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Ronald L. Davison

  

Partner | Roseland, New Jersey Office | TEL 973-403-9200 / 800-403-9090
FAX 973-226-0031 / 973-364-1403 | rdavison@starrgern.com

Partner | Roseland, New Jersey Office
TEL 973-403-9200 / 800-403-9090
FAX 973-226-0031 / 973-364-1403
rdavison@starrgern.com

  • Overview >

    Ronald Davison is a litigation attorney with almost 50 years of experience representing clients in complex business and estate litigation matters both on the trial and appellate levels in State and Federal courts. He has served as a court-appointed estate administrator, receiver, guardianship attorney and attorney-trustee.  Mr. Davison has lectured on many subjects in continuing legal education programs on such topics as challenges to wills, trusts and gifts and business valuations in business divorce cases.  He has served for many years as a volunteer mediator for the General Equity and Probate Parts of the Chancery Division of the Superior Court.  He was chairperson of the District Ethics Committee and of the District Fee Arbitration Committee, both appointments by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • Successfully defended a leading provider of telecommunications services in northern New Jersey against multi-million dollar damage claims based on alleged breach of a stock sale agreement. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully defended former president of Japanese-owned golf course conglomerate against multi-million dollar claim for breach of fiduciary duty and mismanagement; was awarded and collected counsel fees based on frivolous law suit. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully prosecuted case on behalf of landlord of shopping center against tenant-franchisee and franchisor of nationwide retail business**Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully prosecuted violation of trade secrets and restrictive covenant claims against competitor and former vice president of a multi-million dollar company's research and development department. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully defended physician defendant in a multi-party suit by a major health insurance provider.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully prosecuted a case on behalf of a senior citizen defrauded by an unscrupulous seller of annuities.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully prosecuted and defended numerous contested will and trust cases, including the defense of an executor and co-trustee of an $80+ million estate.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Served as court-appointed attorney-trustee for disbarred attorneys’ practices.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Served as court-appointed administrator of multi-million dollar estate.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully prosecuted suit on behalf of beneficiaries of multi-million dollar estate to declare invalid a bequest to a family foundation. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully defended principal in multi-million dollar real estate-commercial property partnership dispute.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Prosecuted and defended successfully many cases involving claims of minority shareholder oppression, corporate and partnership dissolutions, etc.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Successfully represented a publicly-held international paper manufacturer, defending against claims by a distributor alleging wrongful termination of a distribution agreement, and prosecuting on and collecting a significant debt due. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
    • Lectured on estate litigation for Essex County Bar Association.
    • Assistant Dean and Lecturer, Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey, 1972-1973.
    • Member, 1984-1987 and Chair, 1986-1987, Supreme Court of New Jersey Lawyers District Ethics Committee.
    • Member, 2015-2017 and chair, 2017-2018, Supreme Court of New Jersey Fee Arbitration Committee.
    • Member, West Essex Regional School District Board of Education, 1992-2004 (president, 2001-2002; vice president, 1999-2001).

    Honors & Awards

    Disclaimer: Pursuant to the Rules of Professional Conduct as promulgated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, lawyers who promote themselves or their firms are required to state the following: “No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.” This disclaimer applies to all the attorney rating agencies and organizations listed below. Some or all require payment of onetime or annual fees. For further information, as to their internal selection and rating criteria please click on the respective links below.

    REPRESENTATIVE RECENT CASES

    • Chicago Title Ins. Co. v. Union Ave. Holding, LLC, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1689 (Law Div. 2016)
    • In the Matter of the Estate of Md. Belal Hussain, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS ----- (Ch. Div. 2016)
    • Bzsazu Realty, LLC v. Razi et al., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1461 (App. Div. 2016)
    • Stonewall of Saddle River v. Northeast Linen Supply Corp., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 256 (Law Div. 2016)

    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

    • Alliance Design & Development Groups, Inc.
    • Elnik Systems, LLC
    • Immunomedics, Inc.
    • The Kinetix Group, LLC
    • The Lisa B. Fishman Foundation, Inc.
    • The Max Cure Foundation
    • Neu Corporation
    • Williamson Holdings, Inc.

    CLASSES/SEMINARS

    • Assistant Dean and Lecturer, Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey, 1972 - 1973
    • Lecturer, Civil Procedure and Commercial Law, Rutgers Law School, Newark, 1972 - 1973
    • Lecturer, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
    • Lecturer, Essex County Bar Association
    • Lecturer, Assoc. of International CPAs 

    PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

    • Essex County Bar Association, Member
    • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
    • Chancery Division, General Equity Part, Essex County, Early Settlement Panel, Member
  • Areas of Practice >
  • Bar Admissions >
    • New Jersey
    • United States District Court, District of NJ
    • United States Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • Education >
    • Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, New Jersey
    • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Ronald Davison is a litigation attorney with almost 50 years of experience representing clients in complex business and estate litigation matters both on the trial and appellate levels in State and Federal courts. He has served as a court-appointed estate administrator, receiver, guardianship attorney and attorney-trustee.  Mr. Davison has lectured on many subjects in continuing legal education programs on such topics as challenges to wills, trusts and gifts and business valuations in business divorce cases.  He has served for many years as a volunteer mediator for the General Equity and Probate Parts of the Chancery Division of the Superior Court.  He was chairperson of the District Ethics Committee and of the District Fee Arbitration Committee, both appointments by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Successfully defended a leading provider of telecommunications services in northern New Jersey against multi-million dollar damage claims based on alleged breach of a stock sale agreement. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully defended former president of Japanese-owned golf course conglomerate against multi-million dollar claim for breach of fiduciary duty and mismanagement; was awarded and collected counsel fees based on frivolous law suit. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully prosecuted case on behalf of landlord of shopping center against tenant-franchisee and franchisor of nationwide retail business**Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully prosecuted violation of trade secrets and restrictive covenant claims against competitor and former vice president of a multi-million dollar company's research and development department. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully defended physician defendant in a multi-party suit by a major health insurance provider.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully prosecuted a case on behalf of a senior citizen defrauded by an unscrupulous seller of annuities.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully prosecuted and defended numerous contested will and trust cases, including the defense of an executor and co-trustee of an $80+ million estate.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Served as court-appointed attorney-trustee for disbarred attorneys’ practices.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Served as court-appointed administrator of multi-million dollar estate.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully prosecuted suit on behalf of beneficiaries of multi-million dollar estate to declare invalid a bequest to a family foundation. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully defended principal in multi-million dollar real estate-commercial property partnership dispute.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Prosecuted and defended successfully many cases involving claims of minority shareholder oppression, corporate and partnership dissolutions, etc.  **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Successfully represented a publicly-held international paper manufacturer, defending against claims by a distributor alleging wrongful termination of a distribution agreement, and prosecuting on and collecting a significant debt due. **Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
  • Lectured on estate litigation for Essex County Bar Association.
  • Assistant Dean and Lecturer, Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey, 1972-1973.
  • Member, 1984-1987 and Chair, 1986-1987, Supreme Court of New Jersey Lawyers District Ethics Committee.
  • Member, 2015-2017 and chair, 2017-2018, Supreme Court of New Jersey Fee Arbitration Committee.
  • Member, West Essex Regional School District Board of Education, 1992-2004 (president, 2001-2002; vice president, 1999-2001).

Honors & Awards

Disclaimer: Pursuant to the Rules of Professional Conduct as promulgated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, lawyers who promote themselves or their firms are required to state the following: “No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.” This disclaimer applies to all the attorney rating agencies and organizations listed below. Some or all require payment of onetime or annual fees. For further information, as to their internal selection and rating criteria please click on the respective links below.

REPRESENTATIVE RECENT CASES

  • Chicago Title Ins. Co. v. Union Ave. Holding, LLC, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1689 (Law Div. 2016)
  • In the Matter of the Estate of Md. Belal Hussain, 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS ----- (Ch. Div. 2016)
  • Bzsazu Realty, LLC v. Razi et al., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1461 (App. Div. 2016)
  • Stonewall of Saddle River v. Northeast Linen Supply Corp., 2016 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 256 (Law Div. 2016)

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS

  • Alliance Design & Development Groups, Inc.
  • Elnik Systems, LLC
  • Immunomedics, Inc.
  • The Kinetix Group, LLC
  • The Lisa B. Fishman Foundation, Inc.
  • The Max Cure Foundation
  • Neu Corporation
  • Williamson Holdings, Inc.

CLASSES/SEMINARS

  • Assistant Dean and Lecturer, Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey, 1972 - 1973
  • Lecturer, Civil Procedure and Commercial Law, Rutgers Law School, Newark, 1972 - 1973
  • Lecturer, New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education
  • Lecturer, Essex County Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Assoc. of International CPAs 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Essex County Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Member
  • Chancery Division, General Equity Part, Essex County, Early Settlement Panel, Member
 

Starr, Gern, Davison & Rubin, P.C.
105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 401
Roseland, NJ 07068-1640

Phone:973-403-9200
Toll Free:800-403-9090