Gibbons Included in 2020 Chambers USA Guide
April 23, 2020
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.
The 2020 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business features ten Gibbons P.C. practice areas, with 25 Gibbons attorneys earning individual ranking and recognition.
Chambers annually rates the nation’s leading business lawyers and law firms through comprehensive interviews with top companies, attorneys, and business executives, plus extensive supplementary research.
“Each year that our firm and our attorneys receive such positive feedback in the Chambers USA guide is a true testament to the relationships we strive to create and maintain with our clients,” said Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons.
The Chambers excerpts and client testimonials included below highlight the Gibbons practice groups that ranked in the guide’s top three tiers for New Jersey:
Bankruptcy/Restructuring: A well-regarded group with experience acting for both creditors and debtors. Expertise includes workouts and insolvency counseling, bankruptcy litigation and foreclosure actions. The team works across a number of industries with expertise in environment, healthcare and financial services. Works closely with specialists from other departments to provide a comprehensive bankruptcy service.
Construction: Well-known practice which frequently represents general contractors and owners in contract drafting and negotiation, P3 matters, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Experienced in claims involving design and construction defects, delay, public bidding and breach of contract.
Environment: Offers first-class representation in private sector environmental litigation as well as enforcement actions brought by regulatory agencies. Navigates the matrix of regulations affecting real estate transactions, enabling clients to meet business aims. Dispenses exceptional compliance advice in connection with environmental matters, from air and water pollution to asbestos and development permits.
Healthcare: Handles a broad spectrum of healthcare matters including fraud and abuse issues, state and federal compliance, labor and employment, and HIPAA work. Advises on a range of corporate transactions and privacy matters. Acts for a wide range of healthcare providers and professionals including physicians, hospital systems, medical laboratories and long-term care providers. Also takes on notable work with health insurers and nonprofit healthcare organizations.
Intellectual Property: Established firm offering a broad range of IP expertise, including litigation, transactions and IP portfolio development. Acts for a wide array of clients, from industries including pharmaceuticals, technology and consumer products. Demonstrates particular expertise in Hatch-Waxman litigation and is also noted for its counsel on e-discovery issues.
Labor & Employment: Renowned for the depth of its experience in employment litigation and compliance counseling, with significant expertise in labor relations and restrictive covenant matters. Regularly assists clients with issues relating to workplace discrimination and harassment, including in-house training and internal investigations. Active across a number of industries, often acting for financial services, pharmaceutical and insurance companies, as well as government entities and higher education institutions. Possesses additional strength in whistle-blower and wage and hour claims. Capable of advising on matters throughout the USA as well as those with a cross-border element.
Litigation – General Commercial, Products Liability, and White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations: Regional litigation powerhouse that acts on high-stakes disputes involving an impressive range of issues including ERISA class actions, breach of contract claims and shareholder derivative actions. Also recognized for its broad coverage of product liability litigation, which includes expertise in cutting-edge consumer fraud disputes. Demonstrates additional strength in handling mass torts and class actions on a nationwide scale. Maintains a strong bench of white-collar criminal defense experts, including notable former prosecutors, who act on large-scale investigations and enforcement proceedings across a range of industries. Impressive New Jersey presence is augmented by offices in New York, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
Real Estate: Highly regarded mainstay of the New Jersey market with breadth and depth across a wide range of real estate matters such as acquisitions, dispositions and redevelopment projects. Acts for major clients including owners, developers, retailers and corporate entities. Local government land use work remains a strong area for the team. Notable expertise in projects concerning industrial, retail and mixed-use sites.
In addition, 25 Gibbons attorneys earned individual ranking and recognition:
Christine A. Amalfe, Labor & Employment
Russell B. Bershad, Real Estate
Kelly Ann Bird, Labor & Employment
Frank T. Cannone, Corporate/M&A
Kim M. Catullo, Litigation: Products Liability
Mark B. Conlan, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
David N. Crapo, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
David E. De Lorenzi, Intellectual Property
David J. Freeman, Environment
Karen A. Giannelli, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael R. Griffinger, Litigation: General Commercial
William S. Hatfield, Environment
John H. Klock, Environment
Bruce A. Levy, Healthcare and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Lawrence S. Lustberg, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Robert J. MacPherson, Construction
Robert K. Malone, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael R. McDonald, Litigation: General Commercial
Brian J. McMahon, Litigation: General Commercial
Susan L. Nardone, Labor & Employment
Camille V. Otero, Environment
Susanne Peticolas, Environment
Natasha Songonuga, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Kristin D. Sostowski, Labor & Employment
Peter J. Torcicollo, Construction and Litigation: General Commercial
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A description of the selection process methodology for the awards referenced is available at gibbonslaw.com/awards/.