Marc Chase, Esq.
Chase & Chase, Esqs.
One Atlantic Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601-5498
Seton Hall Law School (Juris Doctorate Degree- 1981)
California State University (Bachelor of Arts- 1978)
Marc Alan Chase is a trial lawyer admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
His private practice focuses on litigation, with a concentration in family law, divorce,
custody, alimony, child support and related litigation. Marc also handles a variety of
personal injury matters.
He began work as a law clerk in his father’s firm before he entered law school – giving him
a head start on his classmates. While attending Seton Hall Law, he continued as law clerk
in the firm in which his brother, Bruce was also a partner. Following Marc’s graduation
from Seton Hall, he became an active member of the firm, eventually becoming a full partner.
Marc is a Certified Arbitrator for the Superior Court and has served as a mediator and
Early Settlement Panel member in the Family Part.
He has argued numerous cases before the Appellate Division and is an attorney of record in
a number of reported decisions as well as a recently decided case by the Supreme Court
of New Jersey. Neno vs. Clinton, 167 NJ 573 (2001) will impact long-standing
precedents related to the issue of "proximate cause."
Besides being an active member of the County, State and American Bar Associations,
Marc is an active member of the America Trial Lawyer Association and has provided
services through his membership in the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New Jersey
and New York.
Marc is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum as a result of his recovering
an jury verdict in excess of 1.5 million on behalf of a personal injury client.
Reported decisions in which Marc is the attorney of record include:
V.J.S. v. M.J.B.
249 N.J. Super. 318: (1991) – addresses grounds for annulment.
Flach v. Flach,
256 N.J. Super. 333 (1992) - involved issues of equitable distribution of pensions and alimony.
Neno vs. Clinton
167 N.J. 573 (2001) - impacts issues of jury charges and proximate cause in negligence matters.