The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ 2023

Best Lawyers

August 18, 2022

The 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes 50 Sills Cummis & Gross attorneys, including a “Lawyer of the Year” recipient. In addition, 12 lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™.

The following attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America:

Ivette P. Alvarado – Real Estate Law

Allan C. Bell – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Joseph L. Buckley – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Banking and Finance Law

David L. Cook – Commercial Litigation

R. Max Crane – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Trent S. Dickey – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Mark E. Duckstein – Commercial Litigation

Richard H. Epstein – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance

Charles J. Falletta – Commercial Litigation

Meryl A.G. Gonchar – Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law

Hervé Gouraige – Commercial Litigation

Jeffrey J. Greenbaum – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants

Jason K. Gross – Corporate Law

Steven E. Gross – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Harvey T. Haber – Corporate Law

Mitchell D. Haddad – Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Law

Keith R. Hemming – Commercial Litigation

Robert R. Hempstead – Real Estate Law

Victor J. Herlinsky, Jr. – Cannabis Law

George R. Hirsch – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

James M. Hirschhorn – Commercial Litigation

Lawrence S. Horn – Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Joshua N. Howley – Commercial Litigation

Steven R. Kamen – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Cecilia I. Lassiter – Real Estate Law

Michael R. Leighton – Real Estate Law

Mark S. Levenson – Real Estate Law

Simon Levin – Tax Law

Boris I. Mankovetskiy – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Jeffrey Hugh Newman – Real Estate Law

Thomas S. Novak – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Insurance Law

Kenneth F. Oettle – Gaming Law

Mark S. Olinsky – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Thomas H. Prol – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental

Andrew B. Robins – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental

Beth S. Rose – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Commercial Litigation, Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

David I. Rosen – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Ira A. Rosenberg – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Richard J. Sapinski – Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Alan E. Sherman – Tax Law

Andrew H. Sherman – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

Joseph B. Shumofsky – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

S. Jason Teele – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Mary E. Toscano – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Peter G. Verniero – Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Lori M. Waldron – Corporate Law

Edwin W. Weinberg – Real Estate Law

Morris Yamner – Real Estate Law

Ted Zangari – Real Estate Law

Jerold L. Zaro – Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

 

The following attorney is a “Lawyer of the Year” Recipient:

Meryl A.G. Gonchar – Litigation – Land Use and Zoning in Newark

 

The following attorneys are included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America:

Grace A. Byrd – Labor and Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Matthew P. Canini – Litigation – Securities

Adam J. Faiella – Real Estate Law

Lucas F. Hammonds – Litigation – Bankruptcy

Daniel J. Harris – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Stephen M. Klein – Commercial Litigation

Gregory A. Kopacz – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Jordan E. Pace – Litigation – Labor and Employment

Matthew P. Posada – Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, Environmental Law

Laura E. Sedlak – Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation -Antitrust

Lauren C. Watson – Commercial Litigation

William L. Wilkins – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Banking and Finance Law

 

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to ensure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. This lawyer is selected based on a particularly impressive voting average during the peer review assessments.

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. Lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Read more about the award methodology and process here.

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