August 15, 2017

Gibbons is proud to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys, representing all of its main practice areas, have been individually selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

In addition to these rankings, three Gibbons attorneys are featured as 2018 “Lawyers of the Year.” The lawyers and their areas of practice are:

  • Frederick W. Alworth: Litigation – Real Estate (Newark)
  • Peter J. Carton: Land Use and Zoning Law (Newark)
  • Barry D. Liss: Health Care Law (Newark)

“We are proud that so many Gibbons lawyers earned this well-deserved recognition for the exceptional service they provide to our clients,” notes Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons.

The Gibbons attorneys ranked among the Best Lawyers include:

  • Frederick W. Alworth: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Christine A. Amalfe: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Guy V. Amoresano: Commercial Litigation
  • Dale E. Barney: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Russell B. Bershad: Real Estate
  • Kelly Ann Bird: Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Mitchell Boyarsky: Employment Law – Management
  • Thomas J. Cafferty: First Amendment; Litigation – First Amendment
  • Frank T. Cannone: Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Peter J. Carton: Land Use and Zoning; Real Estate
  • Kim M. Catullo: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David N. Crapo: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Philip W. Crawford: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David E. De Lorenzi: Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • John D. Draikiwicz: Public Finance
  • Phillip J. Duffy: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Patrick C. Dunican Jr.: Commercial Litigation; Corporate
  • Shepard A. Federgreen: Real Estate
  • Irvin M. Freilich: Litigation – Environmental
  • David J. Freeman: Environmental
  • William G. Frey: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Howard D. Geneslaw: Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  • Karen A. Giannelli: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Noreen M. Giblin: Government Relations
  • Lawrence A. Goldman: Corporate
  • Michael R. Griffinger: Appellate; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Litigation – Securities; Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Alyce C. Halchak: Corporate Compliance; Corporate; Mergers & Acquisitions; Tax
  • William S. Hatfield: Environmental; Litigation – Environmental
  • Stephen J. Imbriglia: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Douglas J. Janacek: Land Use & Zoning
  • John H. Klock: Environmental; Litigation – Environmental
  • James M. Lee: Commercial Litigation
  • Bruce A. Levy: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Barry D. Liss: Health Care Law
  • Michael J. Lubben: Banking and Finance; Corporate
  • Lawrence S. Lustberg: Appellate; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Robert J. MacPherson: Construction; Litigation – Construction
  • Michael R. McDonald: Commercial Litigation
  • Brian J. McMahon: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Litigation – Securities
  • George J. Murphy: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • David J. Pascrell: Government Relations
  • Susanne Peticolas: Environmental; Litigation – Environmental
  • Michael F. Quinn: Commercial Litigation
  • Frank B. Reilly, Jr.: Corporate Law
  • John C. Romeo: Labor Law – Management
  • Madeline M. Sherry: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Kristin D. Sostowski: Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Paul J. St. Onge: Government Relations
  • Edwin H. Stern: Commercial Litigation
  • Christine A. Stearns: Government Relations
  • Peter J. Torcicollo: Commercial Litigation; Construction; Litigation – Construction
  • Peter J. Ulrich: Tax
  • Thomas R. Valen: Commercial Litigation
  • Frank J. Vecchione: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Kevin G. Walsh: Commercial Litigation
  • E. Evans Wohlforth, Jr.: Commercial Litigation
  • John T. Wolak: Insurance
  • Richard S. Zackin: Employee Benefits (ERISA)
  • James R. Zazzali: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation

About Best Lawyers®
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 
A description of the selection process methodology for the awards referenced is available at 
gibbonslaw.com/awards/.