21 Norris McLaughlin Attorneys Named Among Best Lawyers

Saturday, March 1, 2008 - 01:00

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. has announced that 21 of its members have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2008 edition.

Almost one-third of the members of Norris McLaughlin appear in this year's edition of Best Lawyers. The firm is ranked sixth among over 250 firms in New Jersey that participated. The firm ranks in the top ten in New Jersey in 17 specialties, including banking law, corporate law, mergers & acquisition law and labor & employment law.

The firm's 2008 Best Lawyers include: William A. Dreier, alternative dispute resolution; Victor S. Elgort, trusts and estates; Joseph J. Fleischman, commercial litigation; Edward A. Hogan, energy law, environmental law, and natural resources law; Peter D. Hutcheon, corporate law, mergers & acquisition and securities law; Joel N. Jacobson, banking law; James H. Laskey, communications law and energy law; J. Anthony Manger, health care law; G. Robert Marcus, corporate Law; Gary N. Marks, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law; Kenneth D. Meskin, trusts and estates; Richard A. Norris, family law and family law mediation; Ira S. Novak, health care law; Kevin T. O'Brien, banking law; Walter G. Reinhard, energy law; William R. Robinson, intellectual property law; James J. Shrager, commercial litigation; Edward G. Sponzilli, commercial litigation; Michael J. Stanton, family law; M. Karen Thompson, labor and employment law, and Bruce J. Wisotsky, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law.

Norris McLaughlin attorneys David T. Harmon and Charles A. Bruder have been named co-chairs of the firm's Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Group. The Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Group addresses the legalramifications, regulatory compliance and income tax issuesassociated with the implementation and administration ofemploymentagreements,severance arrangements,qualifiedandnon-qualifiedemployeebenefits plans and equity-based incentive compensation arrangements.

Mr. Harmon focuses his practice on the areas of executive compensation, employment and business law, including representation of institutions of higher education. Mr. Bruder concentrates his practice in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation.