Norris Partner Elected Co-chairOf Meritas Health Law Section Group

Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - 01:00

J. Anthony Manger, a member of the Somerville, NJ-based law firm of Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has been elected co-chair of the Meritas Health Law Section Group.

Meritas is a closely integrated group of more than 200 full-service law firms that provides business clients with worldwide access to comprehensive legal services. Norris McLaughlin has been a member of Meritas, as the exclusive New Jersey firm, since its founding.

"Healthcare providers are progressively becoming regional and national entities," Mr. Manger said. ""Meritas can be the solution to health care companies that have multi-jurisdictional legal needs as well as plans to expand into new markets."

Mr. Manager, head of the Norris McLaughlin, Health Care Law Group, has handled some of the largest and most significant health care mergers and acquisitions in New Jersey. He has been recognized annually in the Health Care section of The Best Lawyers in Americasince 1993.

Norris McLaughlin also has announced that Steven A. Karg, a member of the firm, has been named chair of the Products Liability Committee of the New Jersey Defense Association for a two-year term. Mr. Karg concentrates his practice on products liability law. He has a wide variety of experience defending manufacturers and/or distributors of products.