Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a Tier 1 law firm as part ofthe 2010 Best LawFirms rankingsby U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. A snapshot of the rankings is featured in the October 2010 print edition of U.S. News & World Report.
U.S. News Media Group, the nation's leading source of rankings and service journalism, and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, expanded the U.S. News signature series of rankings to include rankings of law firms. This year's report marked the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated annual analysis and included 81 practice areas in 171 metropolitan areas and 7 states.Norris McLaughlin & Marcus earned Tier 1 status in New Jersey in seven practice areas.The firm's Tier 1 rankings are, as follows: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Energy Law; Environmental Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Natural Resources Law
"The first tier rankings of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus in New Jersey is an outstanding achievement for the practice groups and dedicated attorneys who serve our clients," said John Eagan, Managing Partner of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus. "The rankings represent independent substantiation of the value we provide our clients, producing real results through efficient and diligent counsel."
Joel N. Jacobson, a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been named the 2011 "Newark Area Best Lawyers Banking Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. He is the only banking law attorney accorded this honor in the State of New Jersey.