Norris McLaughlin Attorney Listed In Who's Who In American Law

Tuesday, January 1, 2008 - 01:00

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus,P.A. has announced that Edward G. Sponzilli, a member of the firm, has been selected for inclusion in the 30th Anniversary Edition of Marquis'Who's Who in American Law. His biography has appeared in previous editions of this publication, as well as Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the East.

Mr. Sponzilli is a New Jersey Supreme Court certifiedcivil trial attorney with more than 30 years experience in complex corporate and commercial litigation.

The Real Estate & Land Use Group of the Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. was recognized as a Golden Hammer Supporter for their pro bono work for the Raritan Valley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity (RVHFH).

The NMM Real Estate & Land Use Group worked against objections to obtain variances and site plan approval for RVHFH's Somerset County Franklin Township project. The project, which includes four homes for low-income families on Girard Avenue, is the first in a series of projects for which the Real Estate & Land Use Group is offering their services. The Norris McLaughlin attorneys involved in the pro bono effort included Michael Ligorano, who accepted the award on the firm's behalf, Chris Stevenson, Christine Socha and Pat Mottola.

Norris McLaughlin was recognized for participating in the Anti-Defamation League'sinaugural Summer Associate Research Program at the Justice Society Reception held recently. The Summer Associate Research Program provides law firm summer associates the opportunity to complete pro bono legal research projects on cutting edge civil rights issues. Summer associates are supervised by partners withintheir firms and consult with ADL's staff attorney, and their work product is a critical source for ADL's advocacy year-round.

The Response to Electronic Discovery and Information (REDI) Group of Norris McLaughlin, Margaret Raymond-Flood and Fernando M. Pinguelo, presented Electronically Stored Information: Where Technology Meets the Law - If it Hasn't Been in Your Court Room Yet, It WILL! at the afternoon session of the New Jersey Judicial College recently. The presentation gave the judges a basic understanding of the technology involved, the expectations and obligations imposed by the amended e-discovery court rules, how to manage and balance e-discovery issues that will inevitably arise in their courtroom and the legal and practical ramifications their rulings will have on litigants.