65 Gibbons Attorneys Individually Listed in 2023 Woodward/White Best Lawyers®


August 18, 2022

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Gibbons P.C. is proud to announce that 65 of the firm’s attorneys, representing all its main practice areas and seven metropolitan markets, have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Woodward/White Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

In addition to these rankings, Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Group Director John C. Romeo is featured as the 2023 Philadelphia region “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law – Management.

Of the 65 Gibbons attorneys ranked overall, the following nine were listed in the “Ones to Watch” category:

Adam C. Arnold: Environmental Law

Anne M. Collart: Commercial Litigation; Criminal Litigation: General Practice

Genna A. Conti: Commercial Litigation

Michael D. DeLoreto: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Commercial Litigation; Government Relations Practice

Christine A. Gaddis: Intellectual Property Law

Jason R. Halpin: Commercial Litigation

Arielle E. Katz: Commercial Litigation

Joshua S. Levy: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Mass Tort/Class Actions – Defendants

Caroline E. Oks: Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law

“Several firm attorneys are listed in Best Lawyers for the first time this year,” said Peter J. Torcicollo, Managing Director of Gibbons. “This, coupled with increased numbers of practice areas and metropolitan regions in which our attorneys are ranked, indicates that Gibbons lawyers continue to not only meet but exceed client expectations.”

The Gibbons attorneys ranked among the Woodward/White Best Lawyers for 2023 are:

Frederick W. Alworth: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate

Christine A. Amalfe: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment

Dale E. Barney: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy

Russell B. Bershad: Real Estate Law

Kelly Ann Bird: Litigation – Labor and Employment

Thomas J. Cafferty: First Amendment Law; Litigation – First Amendment

Andrew J. Camelotto: Real Estate Law

Frank T. Cannone: Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Peter J. Carton: Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

Kim M. Catullo: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Debra A. Clifford: Commercial Litigation

Mark B. Conlan: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy

Robert F. Coyne: Corporate Law

David N. Crapo: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Health Care Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy

Philip W. Crawford: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

David E. De Lorenzi: Litigation – Intellectual Property

William P. Deni, Jr.: Commercial Litigation

John D. Draikiwicz: Public Finance Law

Phillip J. Duffy: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Patrick C. Dunican Jr.: Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law

Joshua R. Elias: Commercial Litigation

Shepard A. Federgreen: Real Estate Law

David J. Freeman: Environmental Law

Howard D. Geneslaw: Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning; Real Estate Law

Lawrence A. Goldman: Corporate Law

Michael R. Griffinger: Appellate Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Litigation – Securities; Litigation – Trusts and Estates

William S. Hatfield: Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental

Paul M. Hauge: Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental

Douglas J. Janacek: Land Use and Zoning Law

Kate E. Janukowicz: Commercial Litigation

Barry D. Liss: Health Care Law

Nomi I. Lowy: First Amendment Law

Michael J. Lubben: Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law

Lawrence S. Lustberg: Appellate Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Robert K. Malone: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael R. McDonald: Commercial Litigation

George J. Murphy: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Susan L. Nardone: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment

Camille V. Otero: Litigation – Environmental

Mary Frances Palisano: Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar

David J. Pascrell: Government Relations Practice

Susanne Peticolas: Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental

John C. Romeo: Labor Law – Management

Kristin D. Sostowski: Litigation – Labor and Employment

Paul J. St. Onge: Government Relations Practice

Christine A. Stearns: Government Relations Practice

Peter J. Torcicollo: Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Peter J. Ulrich: Tax Law

Thomas R. Valen: Commercial Litigation

Christopher Viceconte: Commercial Litigation

Kevin G. Walsh: Commercial Litigation

Kevin W. Weber: Commercial Litigation

E. Evans Wohlforth, Jr.: Commercial Litigation

John T. Wolak: Insurance Law

Richard S. Zackin: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

James R. Zazzali: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Labor Law – Union

“We are proud that so many Gibbons lawyers have earned this well-deserved recognition for the exceptional service they provide to our clients,” noted Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Executive Chairman of Gibbons. “Every year that more of our attorneys are selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, our exceptional legal and client service is further validated.”

About Woodward/White Best Lawyers®
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