Six Gibbons Attorneys Featured on ROI-NJ’s Sixth Annual “Influencers Power List”


February 9, 2023

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ROI-NJ, a weekly newspaper covering business in New Jersey, has selected six Gibbons attorneys for its sixth annual “Influencers Power List” of professionals with the greatest influence on business in the state. The list ranks New Jersey’s Top 60 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 and has more attorneys on the 2023 list than any other law firm in New Jersey.

Listed in the “Law” category are:

Peter J. Torcicollo, Managing Director

Runs the firm, but remains a top lawyer. Has extensive institutional knowledge, with a particular expertise in construction litigation.

Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Executive Chairperson

A giant in the profession in New Jersey, he serves as executive chairperson and director of the Commercial & Criminal Litigation Group.

Christine A. Amalfe, Chair, Employment & Labor Law

The Chair of the firm’s Employment & Labor Law Group and a member of the Executive Committee, she is a co-founder of the internationally recognized Gibbons Women’s Initiative.

Frank T. Cannone, Chair, Corporate

Chair of the Corporate Group, his practice is focused on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, early-stage and emerging growth, and corporate and securities law.

Lawrence S. Lustberg, Director, Commercial & Criminal Litigation

One of the top criminal defense attorneys in the country, he currently is the lead attorney in one of the biggest securities fraud cases in U.S. history.

Included in the “Government Affairs & Public Affairs” category is:

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.

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.