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Henry J. Amoroso Joins Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

April 20, 2015

West Orange, NJ – April 20, 2015 – Recognized as one of New Jersey’s most respected transactional and civil litigation attorneys, Henry J. Amoroso will be joining the law firm of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC as a member, the firm announced today, bringing to the firm his expertise in strategic analysis and turnaround development for large public and private sector institutions. Mr. Amoroso was a founding partner of Nowell Amoroso Klein Bierman, P.A. The move is effective May 11, 2015.

Mr. Amoroso’s practice concentrates in commercial transactions and contractual disputes. He is especially well regarded across a broad spectrum of business, community and religious leaders for his legal insights, business acumen, and calm, affable demeanor.

Seasoned, tested, and with a proven track record for leading change and performance in highly challenging situations, Mr. Amoroso has extensive experience in strategy development, execution and relationship management in a variety of applications, specializing in health care, government, finance and capital markets, Catholic institutions, as well as distressed municipalities, businesses and health care systems. He is additionally a tenured Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics and Legal Studies at Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business.

According to Frank Giantomasi, Member of the firm’s Executive Committee, “Henry Amoroso brings a complement of finely honed, well regarded legal expertise to Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi that at once broadens our reputation and footprint throughout the state, while significantly contributing to our cross-discipline capabilities that are sure to meet the increasingly complex legal and business needs of current and future clients. In addition to the high level work he does for his corporate clients, Henry also excels in the representation of school boards and public agencies, providing counsel and as a litigator.”

Giantomasi went on to underscore that just as the new firm name is meant to hang a lantern on its deep bench and the cross section of veterans and more recent senior additions to the firm, Henry Amoroso’s arrival stands as a clear indicator of our commitment to expanding our strength, vitality and leadership in the region.

“I am thrilled to join Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi at this most exciting time in the evolution of what has always been recognized as an outstanding law firm,” said Henry Amoroso. “I look forward to being part of the organization’s distinctive and productive culture and to transitioning to a platform that promises a great number of immediate and long term opportunities for my team and our clients.”

“While change is never easy, knowing that I leave my firm strong and in good hands, and that I will enjoy an ongoing personal and professional relationship with my former partners, attorneys, and staff is a true and great comfort,” Amoroso added.

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC is one of New Jersey's leading business and policy law firms, with a 43-year history as Wolff & Samson. Along with the renaming of the firm, a series of leadership transitions were also put into place. These actions provide a strong foundation for sustaining the firm-wide growth of the past two years. Click here for more information on the firm’s transition and for details on structural developments at the firm.

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