Four CSG Law Attorneys Named to 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC (“CSG Law”) is pleased to announce that four attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers – Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers – Rising Stars recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who are either under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or fewer. Those named to this year’s list are:

Michael J. Mouridy is counsel with the Real Estate Group who represents major institutional and commercial lenders in real estate loan transactions involving a wide variety of financial structures, including acquisition, bridge, construction, and permanent financing. He also has experience representing construction lenders for affordable multifamily housing and economic development projects, as well as financial institutions in warehouse lending transactions, structured as master repurchase facilities.

Caroline Murphy is counsel with the firm’s Immigration Law Group. She focuses her practice on all aspects of business immigration and investment immigration, as well as family-based immigration. For her business immigration practice, Caroline represents companies across all industries in various stages of growth. She has extensive experience in advising startups entering the U.S. market as well as mid-size and large businesses seeking to employ foreign talent. She frequently counsels startups in accelerator programs on scaling strategy from an immigration perspective.

Samuel Newbold, Chair of CSG Law’s Immigration Law Group, has been recognized as a Rising Star in Immigration since 2014. Sam represents companies from across the country and multinational organizations spanning the globe, providing counsel on employment-based immigration matters as well as corporate compliance best practices. He has developed a robust emerging companies’ practice, serves as a member of CSG Law’s Alternative Capital team, and manages the firm’s EB-5 practice.

Christopher J. Reilly, an associate with the Fidelity & Surety and Litigation Groups, advises and represents sureties, owners, design professionals, contractors and developers in all aspects of surety and construction law. He has extensive experience representing clients on matters related to performance and payment bonds, professional liability, design defects, breaches of contract, delays, mechanic’s liens, property damage, and contract negotiations.

Every year, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters Legal division, takes on a multi-phase selection process. This 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.

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