EquiLaw LLC specializes equestrian law in serving individuals and entities in the equestrian community by providing equine legal solutions for equine owners and equine businesses. Our equine attorney offers services including legal support for equestrian sale, leasing a horse, horse bill of sale, and equine legal advice.

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About Our Equine Attorney

Equine Attorney – Steven Tarshis, Esq.

equine attorneySteven M. Tarshis’ equine attorney story begins in Queens, New York. There, he was born, raised and studied. After earning a B.S. from the City University of Queens College, he went on to earn his law degree from Syracuse University College of Law in 1973. As a result of passing the Bar in New York, Steven began practicing law in New York City for several years. Then in 1976, after passing the State Bar of New Jersey and the Federal Bar and the Supreme Court of the United States, Mr. Tarshis established his own law firm with offices in West Orange, New Jersey and New York City. As Steven’s complex business oriented practice grew, the need for large firm resources led him to the doors of Budd Larner, PC of Short Hills, New Jersey where he was of counsel and later, as a partner at Weiner Lesniak, LLP of Parsipany, New Jersey.

Equine Attorney Practice

Finally, in 2008, Steven again opened his own practice. This time he moved to his gentlemen’s farm, in the heart of the vibrant equestrian community in scenic Hunterdon County. As a result, he could continue to grow and work closely with his clients. Steven concentrated on entrepreneurial, closely held businesses, commercial real estate, commercial financing and estate planning, while enjoying the opportunity to continue his participation in the equestrian disciplines of eventing, jumping and dressage. It was also in 2008 when Mr. Tarshis deepened his commitment to his community and started his nine-year career of public service for Franklin Township as their mayor. Steven served for an unprecedented two terms while also serving on the township committee. It was there that some of Steven’s most gratifying work took place in working with other leaders and members of the community in preserving thousands of acres of farm land and open space.

Most noteworthy in Steven’s years of outstanding legal service, Mr. Tarshis has been awarded the AV highest Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Tarshis has now combined all facets of his passion for law, community service and the equestrian world to form:

EquiLaw, LLC. ~ Providing equine attorney solutions for you, your horses and horse business.

Steven M. Tarshis, Esq.

Accomplishments and Accolades


City University of New York, Queens College: B.S Degree
Syracuse University College of Law: Juris Doctor Degree

Court Admissions

1973: The State Bar of New York, and U.S. District Court
1976: The State Bar of New Jersey and U.S. District Court
1976: The Supreme Court of The United States.

Practice Areas

Equine Law
Business Law
Commercial Finance Law
Real Estate Development
Estate Planning


2008-Present: Equine Attorney, Steven M. Tarshis, Esq. – EquiLaw, LLC, Pittstown, New Jersey
2005-2008: Partner, Weiner Lesniak, LLP, Parsippany, New Jersey
2001- 2005: Of Counsel, Budd Larner, PC of Short Hills, New Jersey
Young, Tarshis and Dimiero,Founding Partner, New York City, West Orange, New Jersey.

Public Service

Eight years of Public service including two terms as Mayor and also on the town committee of the Township of Franklin in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Dedicated advocate and community leader working with other elected officials and citizens for the preservation of thousands of acres of farmland and open space.

Professional Equine Memberships and Affiliations

  • United States Dressage Federation
  • The United States Equestrian Foundation
  • The United States Eventing Association
  • The Eastern States Dressage and Combined Training Association

Awards & Honors

  • Member Board of Trustees of the United States Equine Rescue League, Inc.
  • Member Board of Trustees Riding With Heart Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
  • Elected to Who’s Who Worldwide as Lifetime Member
  • Elected Top Rated Lawyers by the Wall Street Journal.

Peer Rating

AV Overall Peer Rating: 5 out of 5, Martindale-Hubbell

Meets very High Criteria of General Ethical Standards

If you’re in search of an equine attorney, we would love to hear from you and about your horses. Please contact Equilaw, LCC via our website or by calling (844) 737-8452.