Author: Gibbons P.C.

Susanne Peticolas Elected to Serve as President of the Justice Stewart G. Pollock Environmental American Inn of Court

Susanne Peticolas, a Director in the Environmental Department at Gibbons P.C., has been elected to serve as President of the Justice Stewart G. Pollock Environmental American Inn of Court (“Pollock Inn”) for the 2020-2022 term. The Pollock Inn is named for former Justice Stewart G. Pollock, who sat as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of New Jersey from 1979 to 1999 and was the author of numerous landmark environmental cases, including NJDEP v. Ventron. The Pollock Inn is one of only two American Inns of Court focused on environmental law. Previous Pollock Inn presidents include retired Judge Deanne Wilson of the New Jersey Superior Court, former NJDEP Commissioner Jerry English, and Stephanie Brand, Director of the New Jersey Division of Rate Counsel. On being introduced as the new Pollock Inn president, Ms. Peticolas commented, “I am honored to be selected by my Inn colleagues to lead this wonderful organization, and I am humbled to follow in the footsteps of such extraordinarily talented predecessor presidents. I am committed to carrying on their legacy of leadership and promotion of the goal of the Inn – to foster the highest levels of professionalism through example, education, and mentoring.” The American Inns of Court organization grew out of discussions in the 1970s among the American members of...

Government & Regulatory Affairs Department Co-Chair Named Best Lawyers Regional “Lawyer of the Year” for 2021

David J. Pascrell, Co-Chair of the Gibbons Government & Regulatory Affairs Department, has been named a regional “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. According to Best Lawyers, the “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. Department Co-Chair Kevin G. Walsh and Department Directors Paul J. St. Onge and Christine A. Stearns were selected for individual inclusion on the Best Lawyers list, while Michael D. DeLoreto, an associate in the Department, was highlighted on the inaugural Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” category, a new feature introduced for the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers. In total, 71 of the firm’s attorneys, representing all of its main practice areas and four metropolitan markets, were individually selected for inclusion. Of the 71 Gibbons attorneys ranked overall, 65 were selected for the main Best Lawyers list, while six were listed in the “Ones to Watch” category. For the full release, click here.

Seven Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department Attorneys Selected to 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Seven Gibbons Employment & Labor Law Department attorneys were featured in New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars, with five Department attorneys on the 2020 Super Lawyers list and two on the 2020 Rising Stars list. These attorneys were listed in a wide range of categories, including Employment & Labor and Employment Litigation – Defense. Highlights of this year’s New Jersey Super Lawyers list include the top-tier rankings earned by two Department attorneys. Top 10 Attorneys in New Jersey Christine A. Amalfe, Chair, Employment & Labor Law Department Top 100 Attorneys in New Jersey Christine A. Amalfe, Chair, Employment & Labor Law Department Susan L. Nardone, Director, Employment & Labor Law Department Top 50 Female Attorneys in New Jersey Christine A. Amalfe, Chair, Employment & Labor Law Department Susan L. Nardone, Director, Employment & Labor Law Department The Gibbons attorneys listed in the 2020 issue of New Jersey Super Lawyers are Christine A. Amalfe, Kelly Ann Bird, Susan L. Nardone, Kristin D. Sostowski, and Richard S. Zackin. James J. La Rocca and Joseph E. Santanasto were selected to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. For the full release, please see here.

Eight Gibbons Real Property and Environmental Attorneys Selected to 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Attorneys from the Gibbons Real Property and Environmental Departments were featured in New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars, with five attorneys on the 2020 Super Lawyers list and three on the 2020 Rising Stars list. These attorneys were listed in a wide range of categories, including Environmental, Land Use/Zoning, and Real Estate. The Gibbons attorneys listed in the 2020 issue of New Jersey Super Lawyers are Russell B. Bershad, Howard D. Geneslaw, William S. Hatfield, John H. Klock, and Susanne Peticolas. Jordan M. Asch, Andrew J. Camelotto, and Cameron W. MacLeod were selected to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars section. For the full release, please see here.

27 Gibbons Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department Attorneys Selected to 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Attorneys from the Gibbons Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department were featured in New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars, with 18 Department attorneys on the 2020 Super Lawyers list and nine on the 2020 Rising Stars list. These attorneys were listed in a wide range of categories, including Antitrust, Business Litigation, Class Action, Communications, Construction Litigation, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Insurance Coverage, and Media/Advertising. Highlights of this year’s New Jersey Super Lawyers list include the top-tier rankings earned by two Department attorneys: Top 10 Attorneys in New Jersey Lawrence S. Lustberg, Co-Chair, Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department Top 100 Attorneys in New Jersey Michael R. Griffinger, Director, Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department Lawrence S. Lustberg, Co-Chair, Commercial & Criminal Litigation Department The Gibbons attorneys listed in the 2020 issue of New Jersey Super Lawyers are: Frederick W. Alworth Guy V. Amoresano Robert C. Brady Thomas J. Cafferty Patrick C. Dunican Jr. Michael R. Griffinger Jennifer A. Hradil Bruce A. Levy Lawrence S. Lustberg Robert J. MacPherson Michael R. McDonald Brian J. McMahon Mary Frances Palisano Damian V. Santomauro Peter J. Torcicollo Thomas R. Valen Christopher Walsh John T. Wolak Those listed in the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars section are: Anne M. Collart Leigh A. DeCotiis Sylvia-Rebecca...

Two Gibbons Government & Regulatory Affairs Department Attorneys Selected to 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Two members of the Gibbons Government & Regulatory Affairs Department have been selected to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Kevin G. Walsh, Co-Chair of the Department, was selected to the Super Lawyers list, while Michael D. DeLoreto, an associate in the Department, was selected to the Rising Stars list. For the full release, please see here.