Michael A. Rambert

Senior Associate General Counsel


Michael Rambert represents and advises the University on a broad range of Higher Education issues. The majority of his time is spent structuring major real estate capital projects and the review and negotiation of various financial/banking agreements. He manages commercial litigation and advises the University on risk management issues.

Mr. Rambert also provides legal counsel on development and foundation issues,  including bequests, testamentary gifts, donor agreements, board governance and the development of donor gift policies.

Prior to joining Rutgers, Mr. Rambert was Counsel at the law firm of Parker McCay (2004-2011) where his practice was concentrated in the areas of corporate transactions, healthcare administration,  real estate redevelopment, land use law, nonprofit governance and government contracting. He was Special Counsel at the law firm of Archer & Greiner (2002-2004), where his practice was concentrated in the areas of corporate transactions, non-profit governance, venture capital, tax exempt bonds and land use law.

Other positions that Mr. Rambert has held include: president of the Garden State Bar Association; director of the division of Small Business Development for the State of New Jersey; loan officer and land bank manager for the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation and real estate development specialist for the New Jersey Transit Corporation.  

Mr. Rambert has published several articles and has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences and seminars. Topics presented include "Drafting Joint Venture Agreements," "Public-Private Partnership Agreements” and “Real Estate Development Permits and Approvals.” 

Mr. Rambert earned the following degrees: Bachelor of the Arts, Middlebury College; Master of City Planning, University of Pennsylvania; Juris Doctor, The Ohio State University. He is also a graduate of the Venture Capital Institute and the RMA Commercial Lending School.