About Resolutions LLC
After 17 years on the New Jersey Superior Court bench, Judge Deanne Wilson retired in January 2014 as the Presiding Judge of General Equity in Morris and Sussex Counties, where she heard general equity, foreclosure and probate cases. Judge Wilson previously sat in Morris County’s Law Division, where she was the judge designated to hear environmental and other complex matters for more than five years and briefly in Sussex County’s Chancery Division, Family Part.
As an attorney, Judge Wilson was Resident Managing Attorney of the New Jersey office of Mound, Cotton & Wollan and a member of Greenberg Margolis in Rosalind, New Jersey. Prior to that, she was an associate at Lowenstein Sandler and Orloff Lowenbach Stifelman & Siegel. In her 17 years of private practice, she concentrated in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration, with focus on complex business litigation, insurance law, minority shareholder rights, restrictive covenants, environmental law, securities law, franchise law and probate law.
Judge Wilson served an 8-year term on the Supreme Court Civil Practice Committee and multiple terms on the Supreme Court Committees on the Special Civil Part and Women in the Courts. She was a Trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Chair of the Association’s Program Committee, a member of the ICLE Board of Directors and Chair of the Equity Jurisprudence Committee of the Essex County Bar Association. A member of the Morris County Bar Association’s Professionalism Committee, she is a frequent lecturer ICLE and the National Center for State Courts, and was the recipient of ICLE’s Distinguished Service Award in 2000. She was a founding member and President of the second environmental law Inn of Court in the country, the Stewart G. Pollock Inn of Court, in which she continues to serve.
Judge Wilson is a graduate of Stanford University and received her law degree, cum laude, from Seton Hall School of Law, where she won the National Moot Court Competition and was an associate editor of the Law Review. Upon graduation from Seton Hall, she clerked for the Honorable Stewart G. Pollock of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
Since retirement, she has become active in the International Law Sections of the NJSBA and the ABA. Concentrating in the area of the Chinese judiciary, she also participates in the Council of Foreign Relations Roundtables and the US/Asia Law Institute of NYU Law School.
Through Resolutions LLC, she is currently providing arbitration, mediation and related services. Her alternative dispute resolution areas include complex business litigation, environmental litigation, Chancery and Probate litigation, as well as family litigation.