Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields

Thirteen lawyers in the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department were listed by New Jersey Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars as leaders in their fields for 2013. In addition, Department associate Uzoamaka N. Okoye was featured in a Rising Stars spotlight, in which she discusses her background and her reasons for becoming a lawyer. Overall, 80 lawyers in the firm were featured in these two publications.

The following attorneys were listed in the 2013 issue of New Jersey Super Lawyers:

  • Russell B. Bershad, Real Estate, Co-Chair of the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department
  • David A. Brooks, Environmental
  • Irvin M. Freilich, Environmental Litigation, Environmental, Business Litigation
  • Howard D. Geneslaw, Land Use/Zoning, Government/Cities/Municipalities, Real Estate
  • William S. Hatfield, Environmental, Environmental Litigation
  • Douglas J. Janacek, Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate, Environmental, Co-Chair of the Gibbons Real Property & Environmental Department
  • John H. Klock, Construction/Surety, Environmental, Real Estate
  • Susanne Peticolas, Environmental

Those listed in the Rising Stars section are:

  • Sandro G. Ocasio, Environmental Litigation
  • Uzoamaka N. Okoye, Business Litigation, Environmental Litigation
  • Jennifer M. Porter, Land Use/Zoning
  • Jennifer P. Smith, Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate
  • Jason R. Tuvel, Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate

The Super Lawyers selection process comprises hundreds of thousands of statewide or regional surveys supplemented by a comprehensive examination of each nominee’s background and experience, focusing on such criteria as verdicts and settlements; transactions; representative clients; honors and awards; educational background; and any other outstanding achievements. Only 5 percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.