Scaramella & Hoofnagle, Attorneys at Law

     Scaramella & Hoofnagle has provided legal representation to a diverse business clientele since the firm was founded in 1983. Legal practice is concentrated in the areas of business representation and complex civil litigation. The firm strives to maintain standards of practice that provide a solid foundation for a professional reputation.

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Areas of Practice

  • Business Law:
    • Business Planning and Development
    • Business Formation and Organization
      • Sole Proprietorships
      • Partnerships
      • Limited Liability Companies
      • Corporations
    • Operating and Shareholder Agreements
    • Business Succession and Estate Planning
  • Intellectual Property Law:
    • Trademarks and Trade Names
    • Internet Domain Names
    • Copyrights and Trade Secrets
    • Patent Licensing and Assignment
    • Science and Technology Law
  • Commercial Transactions:
    • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
    • Business Purchase and Sale
    • Corporate Merger and Consolidation
    • Commercial Real Estate
      • Purchase, Sale and Leasing
      • Lending and Construction
    • Franchises and Distributorships
  • Civil Litigation:
    • Breach of Contract
    • Unfair Competition and False Advertising
    • Restrictive Covenants
    • Infringement Actions
      • Trademarks and Trade Names
      • Patents and Copyrights
    • Negligence
  • Administrative Law:
    • State and Federal Licenses and Permits
    • Environmental Compliance
    • Enforcement Proceedings
  • Ancillary Services:
    • Computer Technology Consulting


Members of the Firm


MICHAEL S. SCARAMELLA

     Michael S. Scaramella received his Juris Doctor in 1981 from Rutgers School of Law-Camden. While attending law school he was appointed to the Advanced Moot Court Board where he served on the Legal Problem Drafting Committee. Mr. Scaramella received his Artium Baccalaurei, Magna Cum Laude, in 1978 from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University, with a major in Political Science and minors in Sociology and Physics. While attending Syracuse University he served for two years as a University Judicial Board Justice, and was admitted as a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

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     Mr. Scaramella is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Court of New Jersey.


GAIL S. HOOFNAGLE

     Gail S. Hoofnagle received her Juris Doctor in 1986 from Rutgers School of Law-Camden. While attending law school she was appointed to the Academic Disciplinary Review Panel. Ms. Hoofnagle received her Bachelor of Arts, with Highest Honors, in 1979 from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

     Ms. Hoofnagle is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. She is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States District Court of New Jersey. Ms. Hoofnagle is an emeritus member of the firm.


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