Harriet Farber Klein Of Counsel




The Honorable Harriet Farber Klein, who retired after 15 years on the bench of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County and 2 years serving on recall, joined Wilson Elser as an arbitrator and mediator. She is a Rule 1:40 qualified mediator on the roster of court-approved civil mediators. Harriet also serves as a valued resource to her Wilson Elser colleagues, providing them with judicial insight that assists them in managing and winning cases.

While on the bench, Harriet was a faculty member for the training of new judges and law clerks assigned to the General Equity Part. Prior to her judgeship, she was in private practice as a commercial and employment litigator with two New Jersey–based firms for a combined total of 25 years. At all times during her legal career, Harriet has been a frequent speaker at bar association programs on the state and local levels as well as a panelist at continuing legal education seminars for lawyers and judges. She served a one-year clerkship for the Hon. Irwin I. Kimmelman in the Chancery Division, General Equity Part immediately following law school.

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