Larry Lavender, Jr.


Larry A. Lavender Jr. focuses his practice on representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases.  After receiving his Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration from Rutgers University, Mr. Lavender has been in the practice of law for more than 20 years.  Through dedication to their clientele, Mr. Lavender and his firm have successfully recovered millions of dollars for their clients. Prior to cofounding the law firm of Wiley Lavender Maknoor, Mr. Lavender worked in corporate law defending insurance companies in multimillion-dollar cases involving premises liability and product defects.  During this tenure, Mr. Lavender became well versed in the interior workings of the liability insurance industry, thus creating an expertise in the areas of personal injury recovery.   

Mr. Lavender is not only a resourceful litigator, he is a generous benefactor to his community, donating his time and funds to local charitable organizations.  Being also a health-conscious individual, Mr. Lavender is an avid mixed martial arts practitioner, specializing in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai.

A consummate intellectual, Mr. Lavender holds the following degrees:

  • LL.M – Master of Laws from Temple University – James E. Beasley School of Law
  • MBA – Master of Business Administration – Rutgers Business School
  • Juris Doctor – Rutgers University School of Law
  • B. A. – Bachelor of Arts