ABOUT THE FIRM
was born in Austria in 1944 and emigrated to the United States at the age
of six. Most of his childhood years were spent in Passaic, New Jersey.
Upon graduation from high school, Myroslaw Smorodsky entered Rutgers University,
New Brunswick, New Jersey and majored in history on a scholastic scholarship.
Myroslaw entered Rutgers Law School in his junior year of college, received
his Juris Doctor degree in 1968, and was admitted to the New Jersey State
and Federal bars the same year.
Myroslaw's first employment as an associate was with the prestigious
firm of Stryker, Tams & Dill, Newark, New Jersey, where he concentrated
in the area of general corporate litigation, including unfair competition,
and trade secret infringement. Desiring to obtain extensive trial experience,
Myroslaw transferred to the Public Defender's Office in 1970 and conducted
to completion countless felony criminal jury trials, many of which were
In 1974, Myroslaw returned to the civil practice and joined the Rutherford,
New Jersey, firm of Smith, Clayton & DeLucia (later known as Smith-Ely
et al). From 1986 to 2001, he was the senior partner of the law firm Smorodsky
& Stawnychy, PA.
During his career, Myroslaw's legal experience has been exceptionally
wide ranging. His initial practice entailed the representation of clients
in various matters including criminal, tort, negligence, personal injury,
real estate, land planning, matrimonial, as well as general equity litigation.
Since the 90’s, his practice has evolved into one with a clearly international
flavor with special emphasis on Ukraine. Reflecting this progression, Myroslaw
has now limited his practice to matters of an international character or
are of special interest and significance.