Eileen R. Funnell is an Associate in the Firm’s Corporate, Dental and Veterinary Law Practice Groups. Eileen focuses primarily on corporate and transaction matters, including the formation of new businesses, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory matters. Eileen takes an active role in mergers and acquisitions, including drafting and negotiating purchase agreements and other ancillary documents, as well as performing due diligence.

Eileen earned her B.A. in English from Boston University and her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. While in law school, Eileen was selected to be a senior editor on the Seton Hall Law Review. Prior to joining the firm, Eileen was a summer associate at Travelers Insurance and a legal intern for the Honorable John K. Sherwood, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey.

State of New Jersey, 2022

Veterinary Law Newsletter: Volume 25

November 3, 2023

Exciting news from the National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC! Our latest newsletter is here, and it’s packed with valuable insights for the veterinary industry. In this issue, you’ll find informative articles covering non-disclosure agreements, associate buy-ins, and crucial cybersecurity and privacy practices for veterinary clinics. We’re also thrilled to showcase the achievements […]


July 6, 2023

Introduction As the veterinary industry continues to evolve, practices are seeking innovative ways to attract and retain talented professionals. Equity interests, such as employee stock options and profits interests, have emerged as compelling forms of compensation. In this article, we delve into the two primary methods used to grant equity to veterinarians: Employee Stock Option […]

Veterinary Law Newsletter: Volume 23

March 23, 2023

Our National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC is excited to release our latest newsletter. In addition to important industry hot topics and recent events, we are excited to spotlight Symbios Animal Health, Patterson Veterinary University and BlackDVM Network in this issue. Read the newsletter here.

New Jersey’s 2020 WARN Act Amendments: A Comprehensive Look at the Changes to Employer Obligations and Liabilities

January 27, 2023

The NJ WARN Act requires employers to provide advance notice to employees in the event of a plant closing or mass layoff. In 2020, radical changes were made to the law, expanding the definition of "employer" and "mass layoff", adding obligations in the event of a "change of control", and expanding the definition of "establishment". The amendments will take effect on April 10, 2023, making more employers subject to the law and potentially exposing owners and decision-makers to individual liability.

National Veterinary Law Group Newsletter: Volume 22

January 3, 2023

As we get ready to close out 2022 and start 2023, we are pleased to bring you our National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC‘s End of Year Newsletter. In this issue, Chair Peter Tanella, Esq. and the Veterinary Law Team bring you articles on hot topics such as “What Does it Mean to Hire the […]


November 15, 2022

Reliable veterinarians and veterinary support staff are an important part of running a successful veterinary practice. These employees are the backbone of your business, and there is often a strong bond among the team that works together to run a practice. The team learns to do things a certain way and losing any member of […]

The National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC to exhibit at upcoming VMX Conference in January

December 8, 2023

As 2023 is coming to an end, our National Veterinary Law Group is already gearing up to exhibit at VMX on January 13th to 17th, 2024 in Orlando. If you will be at the show, make sure to stop by Booth 1763 to say hello to Peter Tanella, Esq., Melody Block, Esq., and Eileen Funnell, […]

Peter Tanella and Eileen Funnell co-author article for Today’s Veterinary Business titled “How to Avoid a Messy Separation”

December 1, 2023

“As hospital prices cool and consolidators get cold feet, owners can protect themselves by negotiating a breakup fee.” In the latest Today’s Veterinary Business December/January issue, National Veterinary Law Group Chair, Peter Tanella, Esq. and Associate Eileen Funnell, Esq. discuss how as the consolidation landscape shifts, breakup fees will remain critical in protecting practice owners from unnecessary risk during a sale. Having […]

Peter Tanella to present at upcoming 2023 New York State Veterinary Conference this week

October 2, 2023

Peter Tanella, Esq., Chair of the National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC will be presenting with Christopher Roccio, DVM of Monarch Business Consulting at the New York State Veterinary Conference this week. They will be co-sponsoring and presenting a dinner on October 6th at 5:30pm titled “Selling A Veterinary Practice: Current Trends & […]

The National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC to exhibit and sponsor the upcoming 2023 New York State Veterinary Conference

August 24, 2023

The National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC is proud to be a sponsor of the upcoming 2023 New York State Veterinary Conference at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. Practice Group Chair, Peter Tanella, Esq. and Associate Eileen Funnell, Esq. will also be exhibiting at the show. Make sure to stop by Booth […]

The National Veterinary Law Group at Mandelbaum Barrett PC to Exhibit at Upcoming VMX Meeting

January 4, 2023

Our National Veterinary Law Group is gearing up for their first industry show of 2023 and looking forward to connecting with clients, colleagues, and friends. Practice Chair Peter Tanella, Esq. and associates Justin Wade, Esq. and Eileen Funnell, Esq. will be exhibiting at the VMX Meeting in Orlando, Florida from January 15th to 18th. Make […]