Hill Wallack is pleased to announce that it has opened a new office in Morristown, New Jersey and has added two new partners in that office, Kenneth R. Sauter and Caroline Record.

Mr. Sauter has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Community Associations, Real Estate, and Banking & Financial Services practice groups. His practice is devoted to real estate matters, with particular emphasis on the representation of community associations. His practice includes commercial real estate transactions, leasing and financing; representation of commercial lenders, including community association lenders; land use and development; and general business representation.

Mr. Sauter is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1984). He earned his J.D. from Villanova School of Law and graduated summa cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.S.). Prior to attending Villanova School of Law, Mr. Sauter was an accountant with Price Waterhouse and obtained his New Jersey Certified Public Accountant certification in 1981.

Ms. Record has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Community Associations and Real Estate practice groups. She concentrates her practice in the area of community association law and residential real estate. Ms. Record’s practice also includes estate planning and administration, special needs trusts, guardianship applications, foreclosure, and other real estate-related work. Previously, she was heavily involved in all aspects of construction defect litigation and was a representative of the steering committee for community associations in the FRT Plywood consolidated litigation in the early 1990’s.

Ms. Record is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1989), New York (1990), and Washington D.C. (1991). She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from Rutgers College.

Hill Wallack LLP’s Managing Partner, Robert W. Bacso noted: “We are excited about the addition of Ken and Caroline to the firm. They bring with them extensive knowledge in the field of Community Associations and Real Estate. Their joining, in conjunction with the opening of our Morristown office, demonstrates our firms continued growth and commitment to serving our clients.”