Death – With heavy hearts, we share the passing of Peter S. Falvo, Jr., a revered Shareholder Emeritus of Ansell.Law and an influential figure in the realm of Land Use & Zoning Law. On December 18, 2023, we bid farewell to not only an esteemed colleague but a cherished friend whose legacy spans more than five decades in the legal arena.
Peter’s illustrious career, spanning over 50 years, was marked by an unwavering commitment to legal excellence and a profound impact on Ansell.Law. Joining our firm in 2001 after founding his own successful law practice, Peter’s arrival enriched our Commercial Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning Law, Residential Real Estate, and Wills, Trusts & Estates Departments. His expertise attracted distinguished clients, leaving an indelible mark on the firm’s continued service.
President and Managing Shareholder Michael V. Benedetto fondly remembers Peter as a dapper gentleman exuding unmatched style and wit. Despite his vast accomplishments, Peter remained unassuming and humble, deftly handling complex legal matters while embodying grace and humility. His absence will be keenly felt by everyone at Ansell.Law, past and present, as we reflect on the privilege of partnering and sharing friendship with him.
Beyond his legal prowess, Peter was a multifaceted individual, an integral figure in our Land Use Department, often referred to as the “Dean of Land Use” in Central New Jersey. His contributions went beyond professional realms; his infectious humor brightened every interaction, shaping our firm’s culture. Peter’s commitment extended far beyond the office walls, resonating in his active engagement within his community. His service on numerous professional and charitable boards epitomized his dedication to making a difference beyond the legal sphere.
As we mourn the loss of an extraordinary legal mind and a compassionate community leader, let us honor Peter S. Falvo, Jr.’s legacy. His impact on Ansell.Law and Central New Jersey’s legal landscape will endure as a testament to his exceptional character and unwavering dedication. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Peter’s family, friends, and all who were touched by his remarkable life. May his memory serve as an inspiration, guiding us in upholding the standards of excellence and service that he exemplified.