Andrew Samson, Esq.
Andrew Samson, a founding partner at Baron Samson LLP, handles all types of litigation and corporate matters.
Mr. Samson’s civil litigation practice entails a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in New Jersey and New York, including those pertaining to surety and fidelity law, construction law, closely-held corporate entities and all other types of contract disputes.
Mr. Samson is well-versed as to the inner workings of automobile dealerships, and the unique laws and regulations which govern them. He regularly defends dealerships against consumer claims, both on a class and individual basis, such as those asserted under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, Truth in Lending Act and the New Jersey Lemon Law. In addition, he represents dealerships in the defense of employment, administrative, personal injury, and contract claims. He also handles franchise matters against automobile manufacturers, and counsels dealerships as to regulatory compliance.
Mr. Samson has been involved in stock and asset purchase transactions throughout the United States and Canada. He also handles real estate transactions throughout New Jersey.
Mr. Samson’s legal career commenced as an assistant prosecutor in the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. In that office, he was largely assigned to the trial section where he prosecuted a wide range of crimes, and which included more than 20 jury trials. For his service, he was the recipient of a Bergen County Board of Chosen Freeholders Certificate of Commendation and Bergen County Executive Certificate of Commendation in 1996. He was municipal prosecutor for the Vicinage 2 Municipal Court, Bergen County from 2003 to 2015, and has been the municipal prosecutor for the Palisades Interstate Park Court since 2009.
Mr. Samson received an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He is licensed to practice in the federal and state courts of New Jersey, the state courts of New York, and the federal court for the Southern District of New York.