Four Gibbons Attorneys Featured on ROI-NJ’s Fifth Annual “Influencers Power List”


February 24, 2022

ROI-NJ, a weekly newspaper covering business in New Jersey, has named four Gibbons attorneys to its fifth annual “Influencers Power List” of the professionals with the greatest influence on business in the state. The list ranks New Jersey’s top 50 influencers by number, then features a select group of influential professionals in various fields. Gibbons attorneys have been featured on this list every year it has been published. The firm also has more attorneys on the 2022 list than does any other law firm in New Jersey.

Listed in the “Law” category are:

Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Executive Chairperson

He has relinquished his duties as managing partner, but do not be confused, he remains a force at the firm, especially when it comes to government affairs.

Peter J. Torcicollo, Managing Director

New man in charge at Gibbons actually is a familiar face, having served at the firm (and hired many of its attorneys) in his nearly three decades there.

Two Gibbons attorneys were included in the “Government & Public Affairs” category:

David J. Pascrell, Co-Chair, Government & Regulatory Affairs

Strong in a diverse cross-section of sectors, including financial and insurance, health and hospital, technology, utilities, development and construction, and public entities.

Christine A. Stearns, Director, Government & Regulatory Affairs

Well known for her advocacy on health care issues but Trenton veteran has earned a reputation for being a thought-leader on a number of issues, too.

To compile the “Influencers Power List,” ROI-NJ editors spoke to many connected sources over several months to highlight the high-level officials in the state, county, and federal governments, as well as executives from some of New Jersey’s largest employers and organizations, who most help to strengthen New Jersey businesses.

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