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Janie Byalik is a litigation attorney with Pashman Stein Walder Hayden and has practiced with the firm since 2009. Janie’s practice focuses mainly on complex commercial and general civil litigation. She represents both individuals and large business entities and has experience in all aspects of commercial and business disputes, including breach of contract claims, business torts and disparagement actions, consumer fraud, false advertising, shareholder disputes, oppressed minority shareholder actions, actions for breach of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

Prior to joining Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, Janie was an associate in the Litigation Department at Latham & Watkins LLP, where she practiced securities litigation, professional liability, complex commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense. She also participated in the firm’s pro bono program, finalizing adoption of foster care children, representing indigent clients in civil forfeiture cases, and representing domestic violence victims in petitions for legal permanent resident status under the Violence Against Women Act.

Janie graduated with honors from Rutgers College and is a magna cum laude graduate of New York Law School, where she received the Morris Orland Moot Court Award for Excellence in Written and Oral Advocacy and the Second Best Brief Award in the intramural Appellate Advocacy Competition, and she was a regional semi finalist in the Association of the Bar of the City of New York’s National Moot Court Competition.


Honors & Recognitions

  • Selected for inclusion in the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2015-2016

The New Jersey Rising Star list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html

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Community & Professional

  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association
  • Member, Bergen County Bar Association
  • Member, Women Lawyers in Bergen

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


B.S., Rutgers University, 2003

J.D., New York Law School, 2006, magna cum laude; Law Review Associate Editor

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