Peretore & Peretore, P.C.


Fredda Goldsmith Katcoff has over 25 years' experience in complex commercial litigation and appellate practice.


Workouts and Enforcement for the Secured Creditor and Equipment Lessor,
Oxford University Press, 2008. Ms. Katcoff contributed the chapter "Winning Summary Judgment"

Strategies for Defending Preference Claims Against Equipment Lessors, Newsline of the National Equipment Finance Association, May/June 2011, Vol. 3 No. 3 (co-authored with Frank Peretore, Esq.)

Winning Guaranties, Newsline of the National Equipment Association, March/April 2009. (co-authored with Frank Peretore, Esq.)

Minimum Exposure, The Key Provisions of an Equipment Lease to Help Maximize a Lessor's Protection, New Jersey Law Journal, February 26, 2007 (co-authored with Frank Peretore, Esq.)

Caveat Lessor... Beware the Lessee that Finances Its Insurance Premiums, The Monitor, November/December 2006 (co-authored with Frank Peretore, Esq.)

Discovery, New Jersey Practice Series, Vol. 42 (West 1998) by S. Robert Allcorn. Editorial capacity


Rabboh v. Lamattina, 312 N.J. Super. 487 (App. Div. 1998)

Application of Overlook Hospital, 215 N.J. Super. 401 (App. Div. 1987)

Watson v. City of East Orange, 358 N.J. Super. 1 (2001), aff'd, 175 N.J. 442 (2003)

Fredda Katcoff has served as president and a trustee on the Board of Trustees of the West Orange Library. She has also served on the Board of United Jewish Appeal of Metrowest, Womens' Division.

New Jersey and New York


Columbia University School of Law
J.D. 1983


Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
First-year moot court brief selected as one of the five outstanding briefs in competition involving over three hundred participants
Letter of commendation in International Law

Harvard College
A.B. 1980


Phi Beta Kappa
Magna cum laude
Gerda Richards Cosby Prize
Detur Prize

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