Carmen Andrade

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Carmen Andrade concentrates her practice in the areas of real estate and corporate law. She provides nationwide, transactional services to her clients in all aspects of commercial real estate as well as corporate and general business matters.

Ms. Andrade leverages her prior general counsel positions with real estate developers, private lenders and retail companies and works with individuals and companies in all aspects of the sale, acquisition, leasing, financing, and development of a variety of real estate including undeveloped, industrial, office and retail properties.

She also handles a variety of corporate and commercial transactions including the purchase, sale, formation, and restructuring of businesses and corporate entities; asset-based lending; and stock transfers. Additionally, Ms. Andrade drafts and negotiates general corporate and business agreements including joint ventures, operating, confidentiality, vendor/vendee, professional services, construction, employment and consulting agreements. She also has substantial experience representing clients in connection with general business counseling and the resolution of business disputes.

Prior Relevant Experience
  • YM LLC USA successor-in-interest to Big M. Inc., Totowa, New Jersey, General Counsel, Feb. 2012-May 2014; Real Estate Counsel, 2012
  • Russo Development, LLC, Carlstadt, NJ, Associate General Counsel, Jan. 2011-Jan. 2012
  • KSI Capital Corp., Paramus, NJ, General Counsel, Sept. 2007-June 2009
  • Morrison Cohen LLP, New York, NY, Real Estate Attorney, July 2005-Sept. 2007
  • Cole Schotz Meisel Forman & Leonard, P.A., Hackensack, NJ, Real Estate Attorney, Jan. 2001-June 2005
  • Waters, McPherson, McNeill, P.C., Secaucus, NJ, Attorney, Aug. 1999-Jan. 2001
  • McLaughlin & Stern, L.L.P., New York, NY, Attorney, Sept. 1998-Aug. 1999; Summer Associate/Law Clerk, 1997-1998

Speaking Engagements
  • "Substantive Scramble: Impact of Legalization of Cannabis on Commercial Leasing: The Landlord Perspective and Ethical Considerations," Ethics & Eggs, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., Morristown, NJ, December 1, 2017.
  • "Environmental Issues Related to Real Estate Purchase and Lease Transactions," CB Title Group, Paramus, NJ, November 29, 2016.
  • "Environmental Issues Related to Real Estate Purchase and Lease Transactions," CB Title Group, Paramus, NJ, November 18, 2016.



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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1998
  • New York, 1999


  • New York Law School, New York, NY, J.D., 1998
  • Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, B.A., French/Political Science, 1995



Contact Address

100 Southgate Parkway

Morristown, NJ 07962-1997

Phone: 973.538.4006

Fax: 973.538.5146