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August 19, 2021

52 CSG Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers 2022, Marking Largest Presence on Listing in Firm History

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi (“CSG”) is pleased to announce that 35 attorneys from the firm were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 listing. Furthermore, in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch category, an additional 17 lawyers were named. The 52 CSG attorneys noted in this year’s Best Lawyers guide represent both New Jersey and New York, and mark the firm’s largest presence in the listing in firm history.

“Our ever-increasing presence in Best Lawyers – comprised of seasoned mainstays in the listing year after year, dynamic rising stars and many new talents we have brought on board over the past 12 months – signals to the marketplace and to our clients our deep commitment to bringing together the region’s foremost legal minds to anticipate and serve their needs,” notes Daniel A. Schwartz, CSG’s Managing Member. “I congratulate these deserving colleagues and thank them for their outstanding efforts.”

The following is a list of CSG attorneys and the respective areas under which they are recognized:

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch awards extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States. Like traditional Best Lawyers awards, this recognition is based entirely on peer review. Seventeen attorneys from CSG were honored in this category, with four new additions for 2022:

  • Paula I. Brueckner – Intellectual Property Law

  • Jenny Chung – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

  • Gianni A. Corleone – Land Use and Zoning Law

  • Michelle J. Delaney – Corporate Law

  • Jeffrey S. Dorman – Corporate Law, Securities Regulation

  • Shirley U. Emehelu – Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation

  • Laura R. Feitelson – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

  • Francis M. Giantomasi – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

  • Brigitte M. Gladis – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

  • Chelsea P. Jasnoff – Commercial Litigation

  • Brian J. Kim – Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Amanda Miceli – Commercial Litigation

  • Arianna Mouré – Labor and Employment Law - Management

  • Brian P. O'Neill – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

  • Stephen Scirocco – Labor and Employment Law - Management

  • Nicole C. Tracy – Commercial Litigation

  • Elizabeth C. Yoo – Corporate Law, Public Finance Law

Since first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, with lists compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.

Visit for additional details on the selection process for the above-mentioned recognitions.