Sills Cummis & Gross has announced that 38 lawyers have been recognized for inclusion in the 2009 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers and the Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition.Members of the firm Lynne Anne Anderson and Beth S. Rose were included as Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers. Members Lawrence S. Horn and Jack M. Zackin were included as Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers.
The firm's 2009 Super Lawyers are: Robert J. Alter - Tax; Lynne Anne Anderson - Employment & Labor; Margaret F. Black - Real Estate; Joseph L. Buckley - Business Litigation; R. Max Crane - Mergers & Acquisitions; Thomas J. Demski - Business Litigation; Robert R. DiVita - Real Estate; David W. Garland - Employment & Labor; Bruce I. Goldstein - Business Litigation; Jeffrey J. Greenbaum - Class Action/Mass Torts; Steven E. Gross - Mergers & Acquisitions; Thomas J. Hall - Land Use/Zoning; Gary W. Herschman - Health Care; Lawrence S. Horn -Criminal Defense: White Collar; Simon Kimmelman - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Mark S. Levenson - Real Estate; Simon Levin - Estate Planning & Probate; Arlene Elgart Mirsky - Mergers & Acquisitions; Kevin J. Moore - Land Use/Zoning; Jeffrey H. Newman - Real Estate; Thomas S. Novak - Business Litigation; Mark S. Olinsky - Business Litigation; Beth S. Rose - Class Action/Mass Torts; Ira A. Rosenberg - Mergers & Acquisitions; Andrew H. Sherman - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Paul H. Shur - Banking; Gerald Span - Real Estate; Peter G. Verniero - Appellate; Philip R. White - Construction/Surety; Morris Yamner - Real Estate; Jack M. Zackin - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Ted Zangari - Real Estate.
The following Sills Cummis & Gross lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2009 New Jersey Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition.Rising Star candidates are 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less: Anthony Argiropoulos - General Litigation; Jonathan S. Jemison - Business Litigation; Vincent R. Lodato - Personal Injury Defense: Products; Boris I. Mankovetskiy - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Anjana D. Patel - Health Care; Christopher Viceconte - Civil Litigation Defense.
Sills Cummis announced that Morris Yamner, a member of the firm, has been appointed to the Supreme Court of New Jersey's Disciplinary Review Board for a three-year term, effective May 4, 2009.
Mr. Yamner is a transactional lawyer concentrating on lending, real estate and related corporate matters. He is regularly involved in matters relating to real estate funancing, land assembly, conveyancing, leasing, mortgaging, zoning and land use.Mr. Yamner was selected for inclusion in the 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009 editions of New Jersey Super Lawyers.
Loryn P. Riggiola, Sills Cummis member, was honored at the 13th Annual "Russ Berrie Award for Making a Difference" Ceremony on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, for her "Give Back" program, which she created in 2003 to provide lunch to those in need outside of Newark's Penn Station.Ms. Riggiola is a member of the firm's Construction Law Practice Group.
Andrew Kaplan has joined Sills Cummis as of counsel to the Corporate Practice Group.
Jeffrey L. Wasserman has joined the firm as of counsel in the Corporate, Banking and Finance, and Life Sciences Practice Groups.