Brett M. Buterick, Esq.

Counsel
973-287-5002 NJ | 646-374-3061 NY

Brett M. Buterick, Esq. is counsel at A.Y. Strauss, where he is a member of the firm’s Franchise and Hospitality and Litigation practice groups.

Brett is a commercial lawyer with experience counseling technology startups and representing established businesses in complex litigation. He has defended entities in federal and state court matters involving breach of contract, fraud, business competition, consumer protection, and trademark infringement. He has extensive experience assisting franchisor and franchisee clients in transactional matters and dispute resolution.

Prior to joining A.Y. Strauss, Brett was an associate at a New Jersey-based regional law firm, practicing in the firm’s litigation, creditor’s rights, and venture capital groups. Brett clerked for the Honorable Paula T. Dow, P.J. Ch., Superior Court of New Jersey, where he assisted in resolution of shareholder oppression, partnership dissolution, and corporate and personal property disputes.

Professional and Civic Activities

• Philadelphia Bar Association

Publications

The Practical and Abstract Implications of ‘In re Linear Electric’, Co-author, New Jersey Law Journal, March 2018
Terminable-at-Will Clauses and Executory Contracts in Bankruptcy: An Examination of Third Circuit Treatment and Practitioner Guidance, Author, Rutgers Journal of Law & Public Policy, January 22, 2015

Education

Rutgers University, (B.S., 2011)
Rutgers School of Law, (J.D., 2015)

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania
United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey
United States District Court, District of New Jersey
United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit