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Michael B. Lavery

Michael B. Lavery


Michael B. Lavery is the founding partner of Lavery, Selvaggi, Abromitis and Cohen and the director of the firm's Municipal Government Practice.

Mr. Lavery is the former State Chairman for the New Jersey Republican Party and previously served as General Counsel to the NJGOP from November 2017 - 2020. He was the Mayor of Hackettstown for two terms from 2005-2011. He has also served as Republican State Committeeman for Warren County and as Legislative Aide to then-Senator Leonard Lance (R-23), who formerly served as Congressman for the 7th District.

When not representing clients, Michael serves the community as a member of the Hackettstown Medical Center Advisors Board and is former President of the Hackettstown Medical Center Foundation Board. Mr. Lavery is a past President of the Hackettstown Area Chamber of Commerce as well as a founding member of the Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce. He previously served on the Centenary University Board of Trustees.