Norris McLaughlin Acquires NYC Law Firm

Thursday, June 1, 2006 - 01:00

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., has announced its merger with New York City law firm Szold & Brandwen, P.C. The merged entity will continue to do business under the name Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

As a result of the merger, Norris McLaughlin now employs more than 100 practicing attorneys. Four members, three associates and two paralegals, in addition to various staff from Szold & Brandwen, P.C., have joined Norris McLaughlin.

Attorneys joining Norris McLaughlin include: Alan G. Blumberg (member), commercial litigation, real estate & land use, cooperative & condominium law; Mia D. Falls (associate), commercial litigation, real estate & land use; Ezra N. Goodman (member), cooperative & condominium law, real estate & land use, construction; J. Joan Hon (associate), commercial litigation, not-for-profit organizations; Dean M. Roberts (member), cooperative & condominium law, real estate & land use, commercial litigation; Karol Smith Robinson (associate), cooperative & condominium law, real estate & land use, not-for-profit organizations, corporate governance; Burt Allen Solomon (member), cooperative & condominium law, real estate & land use, estate planning & administration, corporate governance, banking & financial services.

'We are very excited about the opportunities that the merger of Szold & Brandwen and Norris McLaughlin & Marcus will bring to both firms,' said John Eagan, managing partner of Norris McLaughlin. 'The merger adds significant real estate, financing and litigation expertise to our firm, and we are pleased to be able to provide enhanced services to our clients as a result of the Szold & Brandwen attorneys joining the firm.'

Edward A. Hogan, a member of Norris McLaughlin, has been selected for inclusion in the Who's Who Legal USA: Environment 2006.

Mr. Hogan was nominated for this award by his peers as one of the USA's leading practitioners in the environmental field. Nominees were selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and environmental lawyers in private practice worldwide. Only specialists who met independent international research criteria were chosen. Mr. Hogan is one of 284 lawyers in 41 states to be selected.

As co-chair of the Norris McLaughlin Environmental Law Group, Mr. Hogan devotes his practice to environmental law and litigation, counseling manufacturers, commercial and industrial landlords and highly regulated service businesses in all aspects of environmental law and litigation.