Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department Featured in 2013 Chambers Edition
The 2013 edition of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business features the largest number of Gibbons practice areas (10) and individual attorneys (26) ever ranked in the top tiers of this publication. The firm has appeared in the New Jersey section of the Chambers guide since its inception.
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.
“Gibbons has consistently, year over year, improved in its Chambers rankings, and we are proud to be recognized as one of New Jersey’s preeminent firms by this leading industry publication,” notes Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons.
The Chambers excerpt and client testimonials included below highlight the Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department, which ranked in the guide’s top two tiers for New Jersey.
This firm’s employment and labor law practice is largely weighted towards employment law, but is also noted for its handling of traditional labor matters. The group has been particularly active in its representation of pharmaceutical and financial services companies in discrimination and wage and hour matters. Current clients include Manhattan Physicians Laboratories and JPMorgan Chase. Sources say: “They go above and beyond on responsiveness and accessibility and when they do something it is done right first time.”
The Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department attorneys featured in the 2013 Chambers edition include:
- Christine A. Amalfe, Labor & Employment: Christine Amalfe is chair of the department at the firm. Market sources praise her as “a brilliant legal mind,” and remark that “she gets to the heart of the matter and can zero in on how to attack the problem.”
- Kelly Ann Bird, Labor & Employment: Market sources praise Kelly Ann Bird for her ability to “understand the realities of running a business and taking those realities into account in her advice.” She focuses her practice on employer training, compliance counseling and litigation.
- Carla N. Dorsi, Labor & Employment: Carla Dorsi debuts in the rankings having received strong feedback from the market. She provides employment litigation and counseling to management clients.
- Susan L. Nardone, Labor & Employment: Susan Nardone is described by sources as “very strong in dealing with internal investigations as well as litigation.” She is an experienced employment litigator, with strong experience before state and federal court and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).