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Thirty Wolff & Samson Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in "New Jersey Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars"

March 21, 2011

Wolff & Samson is pleased to announce that 17 members of the firm have been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers – 2011 edition. Additionally, 13 Wolff & Samson attorneys were included in this year’s edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers–Rising Stars

Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of Thomson Reuters – Legal division, undertakes a multi-phase selection process. This process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Those named to Rising Stars are similarly evaluated and must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for ten years or less. To read a full description of the selection process, please click here.

The Wolff & Samson attorneys selected for the 2011 listings and their respective practice groups are as follows:

Super Lawyers
Gage Andretta – Litigation
Robert H. Crespi – Environmental
Adam K. Derman – Litigation
James D. Ferrucci – Construction / Fidelity and Surety
Karen L. Gilman – Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
Arthur S. Goldstein – Litigation
David M. Hyman – Health Care
Fredric P. Lavinthal – Real Estate
John A. McKinney Jr. – Environmental
Robert E. Nies – Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
David L. Schlossberg – Trusts and Estates
Daniel A. Schwartz – Corporate and Securities
Howard J. Schwartz – Intellectual Property / Litigation
Armen Shahinian – Construction / Fidelity and Surety
Dennis M. Toft – Environmental
Joseph Tripodi – Litigation
Catherine P. Wells – Employment

Rising Stars
Farah N. Ansari – Tax
Nancy A. Del Pizzo – Intellectual Property
Nicole DiMaria – Health Care
David M. Dugan – Litigation
Tricia M. Gasparine – Public Finance
Ronald L. Israel – Litigation
Brian Kantar – Litigation
Daniel T. McKillop – Environmental
Elisa M. Pagano – Litigation
Denise J. Pipersburgh – Employment
Melissa A. Salimbene – Litigation
Kiran Somashekara – Litigation
Margaret O'Rourke Wood – Employment