65 South Main Street, Suite B102
Pennington, NJ 08534
New York Office
1001 Avenue of the Americas, 12th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Providing the answers you need, when you need them.
Hegedus Law is a firm focused on providing you with the answers you need, when you need them. We focus on matters of business law, real estate law, and debt collections from our offices in New Jersey and New York City. Take a moment to get to know the attorneys you'll be working with.
With career experience and an education that sets him apart from many attorneys who practice in similar fields, Nicholas Z. Hegedus will always provide personalized representation throughout your entire case and beyond.
His unique perspective on law and his mindset are founded on his experiences living and working overseas, where he came into contact with individuals from an extremely wide range of backgrounds and cultures.
Nick's business and legal acumen is based on his ability to focus on the big picture and to employ practicality and problem-solving techniques. The founding member of Hegedus Law, Nick acts as an extension of your business, gaining a full understanding of your industry and your long-term goals in order to help you overcome any obstacle you may encounter.
Nick has been in practice since 1987 and opened the firm in 1999.
Hegedus Law maintains an active and growing commercial and residential real estate, restaurant and liquor license transactions, debt collection, commercial litigation and business law practice representing publicly and privately owned businesses, and individuals throughout New Jersey and New York.
Through its network of relationships with other experienced lawyers, Hegedus Law offers its clients the rare, dual benefit of large firm sophistication and expertise combined with small firm values and a personal touch.
The firm takes pride in being extremely responsive to all client inquiries. Every call is returned quickly, and every client deals one-to-one with an experienced, knowledgeable staff member. If you value responsiveness and accessibility in your attorney, then you will appreciate the personal attention you will receive from the staff at Hegedus Law. Your matter will be handled skillfully, diligently, and efficiently. Your calls and emails will be returned promptly - guaranteed!
A substantial portion the practice involves litigation (representing both plaintiffs and defendants) in various Courts in New Jersey and New York, as well as in arbitration proceedings conducted under the auspices of various arbitral organizations. When appropriate, Mr. Hegedus refers client litigation matters to local counsel in jurisdictions outside New Jersey and New York, and acts as the supervisory attorney overseeing the handling of those matters. Similarly, from time to time he acts as local New Jersey or New York counsel to attorneys in other jurisdictions.
Areas of Practice
50% Debt Collection
25% Real Estate
60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
New York, 1987
New Jersey, 1999
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
District of Columbia, 1990
Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
J.D. - 1987
Law Journal: Journal of International Law, Associate Notes Editor
Law Journal: Canada-United States Law Journal, Associate Notes Editor
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
B.A. - 1984
Major: International Studies
Sophia University, Tokyo - 1982
Japanese Language, Culture and Politics
Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA - 1980
Robert College Community School, Istanbul, Turkey - 1976
Contributor, "Agreements to Arbitrate Patent Disputes", Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Vol. 67, No.10, p.551, 1985
Past Employment Positions
Kieffer and Hahn, Connecticut, Founding/Managing Partner, February, 1998 - June, 1999
Kieffer and Hahn, New York, NY, Partner, 1996 - February, 1998
Kieffer and Hahn, New York, NY, Associate, 1987 - 1996
Pickands Mather & Co., Cleveland, OH, Law Clerk, 1986 - 1987
Beveridge, DeGrandi & Kline, Washington, D.C., Summer Paralegal, 1984
Tanaka & Takahashi, Tokyo, Japan, 1983
Sigma Phi Epsilon
Sole Practitioner since June, 1999
Location: Pennington, New Jersey
Email: Email Me