Ross D. Gertner, Esq.


Ross Gertner is a partner with the law firm of Gertner Mandel LLC and an accomplished attorney with more than 30 years of experience practicing law in New Jersey. His legal practice is focused on commercial and residential real estate, business law, business planning, mergers and acquisitions, estate administration and estate planning matters.

Mr. Gertner is admitted to practice in all New Jersey state and federal courts, as well as the United States Tax Court. He is a current member of the Ocean County, New Jersey State and American Bar Associations.
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Practice Areas

  • Business Planning
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Administration
  • Land Zoning & Regulations


  • New York University, LL.M., Taxation, 1984
  • Rutgers University Law School, J.D., 1981
  •    Editor, Rutgers Law Journal, 1980-1981
  • Yale University, B.A., 1976

Admitted to Bar:

  • New Jersey, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1981
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1982

Professional Affiliations, Associations, and Memberships:


Mr. Gertner has served as general outside counsel to the Clayton Companies for more than 20 years. The firm of Gertner Mandel LLC continues to serve in that capacity. Mr. Gertner also sits on several charitable boards, including the Ocean County College Foundation Board, the Kimball Medical Center Foundation Board, the Board of Trustees of Beth Am Shalom and the Executive Board of the Jewish Federation of Ocean County, presently serving as treasurer.