56 Gibbons Attorneys Individually Ranked in 2014 Woodward/White Best Lawyers


August 15, 2013

The firm and/or the attorneys referenced have been selected for the recognitions mentioned herein, which have been conferred by the corresponding publications and/or organizations noted. An overview of the award selection methodologies for these recognitions can be found at https://www.gibbonslaw.com/awards. Links to certain specific methodologies are embedded in individual entries. Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Gibbons is proud to announce that 56 of the firm’s attorneys, across four of our offices and all of our practice areas, have been individually selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Woodward/White Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

In addition to these rankings, five of our attorneys were listed as “2014 Lawyers of the Year for Newark,” including: Thomas J. Cafferty, Litigation – First Amendment; Michael R. Griffinger, Appellate; Douglas J. Janacek, Land Use & Zoning; Lawrence S. Lustberg, Criminal Defense: White-Collar; and John T. Wolak, Insurance.

“Gibbons continues to evolve and adapt our legal services to anticipate the future needs of our clients, while also delivering the highest quality product,” says Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons. “These rankings – the highest number we have ever achieved in Best Lawyers – indicate that the marketplace is recognizing our efforts.”

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 & Reorganization
Russell B. Bershad Real Estate
David A. Brooks Litigation – Environmental
Thomas J. Cafferty First Amendment
Litigation – First Amendment
Frank T. Cannone Corporate
Mergers & Acquisitions
Peter J. Carton Real Estate
Kim M. Catullo Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Joseph M. Cincotta Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
David N. Crapo Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Philip W. Crawford Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
David E. De Lorenzi Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
John D. Draikiwicz Public Finance
Patrick C. Dunican Jr Commercial Litigation
Shepard A. Federgreen Real Estate
Irvin M. Freilich Litigation – Environmental
William G. Frey Litigation – Construction
Alfred R. Fuscaldo Real Estate Law
Karen A. Giannelli Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization
John J. Gibbons Arbitration
Litigation – First Amendment
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 Governance
Mergers & Acquisitions
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
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
Sheila F. McShane Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Fruqan Mouzon Commercial Litigation
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
Madeline M. Sherry Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Paul J. St. Onge Government Relations
Peter J. Torcicollo Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Construction
Peter J. Ulrich Tax
Thomas R. Valen Commercial Litigation
Frank J. Vecchione Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & 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 Commercial Litigation