Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Retains Prestige In 2010 Best Lawyers

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 01:00

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. has once again been ranked #1 in New Jersey by Best Lawyers in America in the areas of: Appellate Law and International Trade and Finance Law.

Congratulations also go to the 35 Sills Cummis & Gross attorneys who have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2010. Clive S. Cummis has been included for over 25 years, and three attorneys, Steven E. Gross, Ira A. Rosenberg and Bruce I. Goldstein, have been included for 10 years or more.The 35 named attorneys are: Robert J. Alter (Tax Law), Lynne Anne Anderson (Labor and Employment Law), Allan C. Bell (Trusts and Estates), Joseph L. Buckley (Commercial Litigation), R. Max Crane (Corporate Law), Clive S. Cummis (Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation, Gaming Law), Thomas J. Demski (Commercial Litigation), Trent Dickey (Commercial Litigation), (Robert R. DiVita (Real Estate Law), Joanne Feil (Real Estate Law), David W. Garland (Labor and Employment Law), Bruce I. Goldstein (Appellate Law, Bet-the Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation) Jeffrey J. Greenbaum (Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation), Steven E. Gross (Corporate Law, Insurance Law, International Trade and Finance Law), Thomas J. Hall (Real Estate Law), Robert R. Hempstead (Real Estate Law), Gary Herschman (Health Care Law), Lawrence S. Horn (Criminal Defense: White Collar), Steven R. Kamen (Corporate Law), Simon Kimmelman (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law), Mark S. Levenson (Real Estate Law), Simon Levin (Tax Law), Arlene E. Mirsky (Corporate Law), Kevin J. Moore (Real Estate Law), Jeffrey H. Newman (Real Estate Law), Mark S. Olinsky (Commercial Litigation), Beth S. Rose (Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation), Ira A. Rosenberg (Corporate Law), Andrew H. Sherman (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law), Paul Shur (Banking Law, Corporate Law), Peter G. Verniero (Appellate Law, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law), Jack Wenik (Commercial Litigation), Philip R. White (Construction Law), Jack M. Zackin (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law), Ted Zangari (Real Estate Law).

The firm is proud to announce that David W. Kiefer, Member of the Firm, has been named to New Jersey Law Journal's (NJLJ) 2009 "40 Under 40" list. The list, compiled by the editorial department of the NJLJ, is based on professional achievements, leadership potential demonstrated by work in practice groups or committees, pro bono work and charitable, community and other volunteer activities.

Mr. Kiefer is a Member of the Firm's Litigation and Construction Law Practice Groups and focuses his practice on general commercial and construction litigation.

Sills Cummis & Gross is proud to announce that Member of the Firm, Peter G. Verniero, has been appointed by the NJ Supreme Court as Chair of its Professional Responsibility Rules Committee, effective September 1, 2009.

Mr. Verniero is Chair of the Firm's Corporate Internal Investigations and White Collar Crime and Appellate Practice Groups.He previously served as an associate justice to the Supreme Court of New Jersey from 1999-2004.