Malamut & Associates, LLC, was formed in January, 2001, out of the vision of founding partners, Adam Malamut and Scott Liebling, and their interest in offering individuals and businesses a more client friendly law practice.
The Law Firm of Malamut & Associates, LLC is committed to representing our clients with Integrity, Compassion and Commitment. Our extensive experience provides Malamut & Associates with the tools to get positive results for our clients. We have built our excellent reputation in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Criminal Defense, and by "word of mouth". The lawyers at Malamut & Associates maintain an excellent reputation in the legal community which results in referrals from individuals and law firms throughout the country.
As Benjamin Franklin said, "well done is better than well said" and at LM we get results for our clients.
457 Haddonfield Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Malamut & Associates, LLC - Hoboken
221 River Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030
The Law Firm of Malamut & Associates, LLC is committed to representing our clients with Integrity, Compassion and Commitment. Our extensive Experience provides M&A the tools to get positive results for our clients. We have built our excellent reputation in the areas of Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, and Criminal Defense by "word of mouth". The lawyers at Malamut & Associates maintain an excellent reputation in the legal community which results in referrals from individuals and Law Firms throughout the country. As Benjamin Franklin said, "well done is better than well said" and at Malamut & Associates we get results for our clients.
Adam S. Malamut, Esquire
After earning a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Rutgers University, Mr. Malamut was admitted to and attended Temple University School of Law where his numerous accomplishments included the Moot Court Honor Society and the prestigious Barrister's Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy.
An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Malamut handles substantial personal injury matters, wrongful death cases, medical malpractice cases, as well as the Firm's indictable criminal matters. Since 2011, Mr. Malamut has been consistently recognized as "Top Attorney" in the Trial Lawyer category in SJ Magazine as a result of a poll taken of New Jersey lawyers.
Mr. Malamut also has extensive experience in the area of Land Use and Real Estate Law. Mr. Malamut's experience includes representation of clients in commerical real estate litigation, negotiation and execution of complex redevelopment agreements, as well as appearances before planning and zoning boards on behlaf of clients for both residential and commercial properties.
During his career Mr. Malamut successfully represented clients charged with violating both State and Federal laws. Criminal cases he's defended include, but are not limited to the following (representative cases):
Civil matters Mr. Malamut handled include, but are not limited to (representative cases):
Representation of the estate of a pedestrian struck and killed by a passing vehicle
Representation of a woman for whom doctors operated on the wrong eye (medical malpractice)
Representation of the estate of a man struck and killed by a drunk driver
Representation of a woman who was sexually assaulted by her father
Representation of a man injured by a drunk driver in an auto accident
Representation of a young victim of bullying
Representation of the estate of a man who was killed when his vehicle hit the back of an illegally parked tractor trailer
Representation of a victim of a vicious dog attack
Mr. Malamut is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the United States District of New Jersey, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Malamut is a member of the American, New Jersey, Burlington and Camden County Bar Associations, as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).
In addition to his work as an Attorney, Mr. Malamut serves as President of the Board of Trustees of the Boys & Girls Club of Camden County an organization that provides services to more than 4,000 at-risk youth in the Delaware Valley.
Mr. Malamut and his wife live with their daughter in Camden County, New Jersey.
Mr. Malamut was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1970.
Bachelor of Arts,
Temple University School of Law
Keith J. Gentes is a trial attorney who focuses his practice on representing victims of personal injury in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Gentes is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. Certified Civil Trial Attorney is a designation granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys, approximately 2% throughout the State of New Jersey, who are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge, and skill in civil trial practice. The Supreme Court, through its Board on Attorney Certification, designates only those lawyers who apply for certification and who are able to meet the standards set by the Board and approved by the Court.
Mr. Gentes joined Malamut & Associates, LLC in January of 2013. Mr. Gentes brought to the firm his vast courtroom experience. Mr. Gentes handles civil litigation matters from intake to trial and he has experience arguing before the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Mr. Gentes has received such distinctions as Awesome Attorney â Personal Injury, South Jersey Magazine (2013-2015); New Jersey Rising Star â Personal Injury, Super Lawyers (2014-2015); Clientâs Choice Award â Personal Injury, Avvo.
Mr. Gentes received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law â Camden. While attending Rutgers School of Law â Camden, Mr. Gentes participated in the James R. Hunter Advanced Moot Court Competition and earned the award of Top 10 Brief. He earned his B.A., in Political Science from Rutgers University.
Mr. Gentes is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Mr. Gentes is a member of the American Association for Justice, the New Jersey Association for Justice, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Camden County Bar Association.
Mr. Gentes and his wife currently reside in Voorhees, New Jersey.
Annmarie Jensen is a New Jersey and New York licensed trial attorney with more than 20 years experience, who concentrates her practice in the areas of Family Law, Mediation, Appellate Law and Personal Injury Law. She has earned such distinctions as Awesome Attorney – Personal Injury, South Jersey Magazine (2017) and Mediation, South Jersey Magazine (2018).Annmarie has earned two distinguished qualifications as a Mediator. In 2014, pursuant to NJ Sup. Ct. Rule 1:40, she earned the designation of Qualified Family Mediator. Preceding that, in 2011, Annmarie earned the designation of Qualified Civil Mediator pursuant to NJ Sup. Ct. Rule 1:40. Annmarie’s cooperative, dignified approach to family matters finds its origin in her completion of an around-the-world travel-study research grant that she was selected for as an undergraduate student. With a generous grant from the Circumnavigator’s Club Foundation, Annmarie traveled for two and a half months to six different countries to compare and contrast peaceful conflict resolution policies and approaches.
Annmarie earned her Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law-Newark in 1996, where she was elevated to the level of Technical Editor for the Women’s Rights Litigation Reporter law journal. Annmarie also served as a research and writing assistant to the director of a litigation clinic at Rutgers and traveled to New Orleans and New York representing the school in Appellate Moot Court competitions. Annmarie previously earned her B.B.A. cum laude with a double major in Political Science and Legal Studies from the University of Miami Honors Program.
Annmarie is admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, the State of New York and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. She is a member of the New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators.
Annmarie joined Malamut & Associates, LLC in November of 2018.
Mr. Drollas has almost thirty (30) years of experience in the representation of private and public sector clients in all aspects of federal and state civil litigation matters, and in administrative proceedings before the executive branch of state government.
Mr. Drollas has focused his practice on environmental and land use matters, including a breadth of issues in federal and state environmental law, as well as issues that are unique to New Jersey government, including the regulation of solid waste disposal pursuant to the Solid Waste Management Act, development within regulated freshwater wetlands, flood plains, and in coastal zones, permitting and enforcement matters pursuant to the state’s air pollution and hazardous waste disposal laws, and land development matters before the New Jersey Pinelands Commission and on behalf of the New Jersey Schools Development Authority.
Additionally, Mr. Drollas also has extensive experience in land acquisition matters on behalf of government and private sector clients, and in eminent domain litigation matters, and has nearly two decades of experience in representing municipal utilities authorities in all aspects of the management of public water supplies and wastewater disposal systems. He also has over a decade of experience in the representation of municipal governing bodies as Township Attorney, and as Board attorney for local land use regulatory agencies, including planning and zoning boards, and as general counsel to a County planning board. Prior to joining Malamut & Associates, LLC, Mr. Drollas was a shareholder of a large firm in South Jersey and also served as the Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey.
Thomas J. Hastie, Jr. practices in the area of public finance law, project financing and redevelopment. In addition to his practice for governmental clients, Mr. Hastie is a counselor to the New Jersey League of Municipalities on economic development and redevelopment matters and served on the Executive Committee of the Northern New Jersey District Council of the Urban Land Institute. He is also a public member of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefits Review Commission. Since 1998, Mr. Hastie was with the firm of McManimon and Scotland, L.L.C. Prior to entering the private practice of law in 1998, he was assistant counsel to the Senate Minority Office in Trenton, New Jersey.
Mr. Hastie obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Rutgers University – Camden in 1995 and was admitted to practice law in New Jersey the same year. He received a B.A. degree with high honors in political science and a minor in economics from Trenton State College, now the College of New Jersey, in 1988. Prior to entering law, he served in various professional capacities in New Jersey Government, including Legislative Director for the State Treasurer and Senior Policy Analyst for the New Jersey Senate. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer in the area of public finance for the Institute for Professional Development and the New Jersey Government Finance Officers Association and on redevelopment and redevelopment finance for the New Jersey Planners’ Association, the New Jersey League of Municipalities, New Jersey Future and the New Jersey Redevelopment Agency.
Mr. Cruz advises clients on employment, administrative/regulatory, and complex litigation matters. He focuses his practice on employment-related matters, including counseling and litigation of issues involving harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, contractual breaches, and claims involving restrictive covenants and employee recruitment practices.
Prior to joining Malamut & Associates, Mr. Cruz was a shareholder at a large firm in South Jersey. He also practiced labor and employment law with an international law firm in Princeton, New Jersey. Before entering the labor and employment arena, he was an associate in the commercial litigation practice of another mid-Atlantic law firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he represented clients in complex commercial litigation, involving issues such as unfair competition,trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and prosecution of civil fraud claims for embezzlement by licensed professionals and employees.
During law school, Mr. Cruz was selected as a Graduate Fellow of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics where worked with the Secretary’s Representative for the Northeast Region at the U.S. Department of Labor. Primo also served as the editor-in-chief for the Rutgers Law Journal (now known as the Rutgers University Law Review).
Ms. Grant concentrates on the representation of private and public sector clients in all aspects of federal, state, and municipal civil litigation and in state administrative matters. Areas of practice include environmental law, municipal government, land use, including Pinelands development, municipal land use approvals, and condemnation, and commercial litigation. Prior to joining Malamut & Associates, Ms. Grant was a shareholder in a large firm and also served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable John L. Call, Jr., P.J.F.P.
Ms. Grant received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers School of Law in Camden, New Jersey and completed her undergraduate work at Cabrini College in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She was also recently named New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star in both Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly.
Ms. Grant is an active member of both the Burlington County and Camden County Bar Associations
Mr. Crook focuses his practice on governmental, administrative/regulatory, and complex litigation matters. Mr. Crook represents governmental and private entities, as well as individuals, with respect to laws governing employment, civil service and municipal matters. Mr. Crook is admitted to the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars, as well as the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the 3rd Circuit. He is also a member of the Burlington County Bar Association.
Mr. Crook has also been honored as South Jersey’s Top Attorneys by SJ Magazine, South Jersey’s Awesome Attorneys by South Jersey Magazine and Best Attorney in the Business – Regulatory & Governmental Affairs by South Jersey Biz. Mr. Crook’s significant experience also includes serving as a Superior Court Judge of New Jersey from 2007 to 2012 and serving as Solicitor to the County of Burlington from 1996 to 2007.
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