Gibbons Congratulates 2020 Class of Directors and Counsel


January 2, 2020

Gibbons P.C. is pleased to announce that six attorneys have been named Directors and Counsel, effective January 1, 2020.

“We are incredibly proud of this year’s class of new Directors and Counsel,” said Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons. “These outstanding, up-and-coming attorneys have made exceptional contributions to their clients and to the firm during their time here, and we look forward to working with them in their new roles.”

The attorneys promoted to Director are:

Kate E. Janukowicz
Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department – Newark Office
Ms. Janukowicz handles a wide range of criminal and complex business matters in both state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and New York. Her commercial litigation practice focuses primarily on researching and briefing discovery and dispositive motions in connection with securities and common law fraud, class action defense, and construction matters. In her criminal practice, she has prepared legal briefs for trial and appellate matters, arguing intricate matters of criminal procedure and substantive legal issues, from selective prosecution to sentencing modifications. She also has considerable experience conducting interviews and preparing reports related to internal investigations.

Robert Johnson
Corporate Department – Newark Office
Mr. Johnson, who focuses on mergers and acquisitions, relies on his corporate training and experience to inform his comprehensive corporate practice. Helping business clients expand their markets and establish significant presence throughout the region, Mr. Johnson represents public and private companies, commercial banks, and governmental agencies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset purchase transactions, securities regulations, corporate governance matters, credit facilities, public finance, contract drafting, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters.

J. Brugh Lower
Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department – Newark Office
Mr. Lower is a commercial litigator in both federal and state courts throughout New Jersey and New York. His practice encompasses a broad range of complex commercial disputes, including antitrust, securities, business torts, breach of contract, copyright, and trademark matters. Prior to joining Gibbons, he served as a law clerk to Chief District Judge Garrett E. Brown, Jr. and Senior District Judge Harold A. Ackerman of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and also as a law clerk to the Honorable Helen E. Hoens, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Nora E. Wolf
Products Liability Department – New York Office
Ms. Wolf focuses her practice on various aspects of mass tort litigation in the areas of medical device and pharmaceutical products. Through the course of her practice, Ms. Wolf has developed extensive experience representing clients in federal and multiple state court jurisdictions, including coordination of pleading, discovery and motion practice, preparation of witnesses for depositions, mediation, and trial support.

The attorneys promoted to Counsel are:

Adam C. Arnold
Environmental Department – Newark Office
Mr. Arnold focuses his practice on environmental litigation arising under both federal and state laws, with particular emphasis on litigation involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the New Jersey Spill Act. He has significant experience assisting clients on matters related to environmental investigations, Industrial Site Recovery Act (ISRA) applicability and compliance, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), reporting obligations, and enforcement issues specific to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and NJDEP.

Daniel S. Weinberger
Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department – New York Office
Mr. Weinberger’s practice is focused on commercial litigation and other complex disputes involving companies and high-net-worth individuals. He practices in federal and state courts in New York and in federal courts throughout the country and also advises clients involved in international litigation. While the bulk of Mr. Weinberger’s practice involves business disputes, including breach of contract and securities fraud actions, he has litigated a diverse array of cases, including those involving foreign trust and estate laws, ERISA, U.S. anti-terrorism laws, and constitutional law.