Edward Solensky Jr.


Newark, NJ | Cherry Hill, NJ
D 973.536.2448


J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, Syracuse, NY
Honors: Editor, Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce

B.A., Colby College, Waterville, ME
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Magna Cum Laude
Distinction in the Major


Edward Solensky Jr. is a Partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Newark office. Mr. Solensky focuses his litigation practice in the areas of premises liability, transportation defense, and insurance and coverage matters in state and federal court. His clients include self-insured retailers and supermarkets, national trucking companies and primary and excess insurers. Before entering private practice, he served as corporate counsel for Burns International Security Services, where he directed the company’s self-insured litigation program. Mr. Solensky’s involvement at Burns affords him a unique perspective in defending cases of inadequate security. He is also experienced in all phases of alternative dispute resolution.

Bar Admissions

• U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

New Jersey

Supreme Court of New Jersey

Publications & Engagements

•Note, “The President’s International Emergency Economic Powers after Regan v. Wald: An Unchecked Proliferation of Authority,” 12 Syr. J. Int’l Law & Com. 125-15.
•“Who’s Liable Now?”, Security Management, March 2007
•“An Overview of the Means and Methods Doctrine for Restaurants and Retailers”
Oct 2020, NRRDA Newsletter

Representative Cases & Clients

• Smith v. Walmart Stores, Inc., 2017 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1964 (App. Div. July 31, 2017)
• Jeter v. Sam’s Club, 2021 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 919 (App. Div. May 17, 2021)
• Randolph Town Center Associates, L.P. v. Township of Randolph, 324 N.J. Super. 412 (App. Div. June 11, 1999)
• Amorosa v. Jersey City Welding & Mach. Works, 214 N.J. Super. 130 (App. Div. December 4, 1986)
• Sarkisian v. Inserra Supermarkets, 2011 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 3612 (Law Div. July 20, 2011)


• Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
• National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA)
• New Jersey Defense Association

Classes/Seminars Taught

• Lead Panelist, “Considering LPO as Part of Wider Legal Cost Management: Limitations vs Benefits”, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference 2011