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Thirty-two Wolff & Samson Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2012 New Jersey "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars"

April 4, 2012

Wolff & Samson is pleased to announce that 18 members of the firm have been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers – 2012 edition. Additionally, 14 Wolff & Samson attorneys were selected for inclusion 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 selected for inclusion in Rising Stars are similarly evaluated and must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.

The Wolff & Samson attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2012 listings and their respective practice groups are as follows:

Super Lawyers

Gage Andretta – Litigation
Sean M. Aylward – Corporate and Securities
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
Ronald L. Israel – Litigation
John A. McKinney Jr. – Environmental
Robert E. Nies – Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights
A. Ross Pearlson – Litigation
David L. Schlossberg – Trusts and Estates
Daniel A. Schwartz – Corporate and Securities
Armen Shahinian – Construction / Fidelity and Surety
Dennis M. Toft – Environmental
Joseph Tripodi – Litigation
Catherine P. Wells – Employment

Rising Stars

Diana L. Buongiorno – Environmental
Nancy A. Del Pizzo – Intellectual Property
Nicole DiMaria – Health Care
David M. Dugan – Litigation
Brian Kantar – Litigation
Daniel T. McKillop – Environmental
Elisa M. Pagano – Litigation
Christopher R. Paldino – Litigation
Denise J. Pipersburgh – Employment
Melissa A. Salimbene – Litigation
Rachel C. Santarlas – Intellectual Property
Kiran Somashekara – Litigation
Mauro G. Tucci Jr. – Litigation
Margaret O’Rourke Wood – Employment