Press Release

New Jersey Law Journal Honors Top Law Firm Litigation Departments in State

NEW YORK – May 24, 2013 – ALM’s New Jersey Law Journal, the indispensable legal authority in New Jersey since 1878, will pay tribute to some of the most influential and admired law firms in the region at its inaugural “Litigation Department of the Year” awards dinner on June 19th.

The awards program features two distinct categories: an award for the top law firm litigation department in general litigation; and an award to the top specialty litigation practice groups in each of five areas of practice.

The winners of the first-ever Litigation Department of the Year awards in New Jersey are:

GENERAL LITIGATION DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR
Greenberg Traurig LLP

SPECIALTY LITIGATION
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT:
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

INSURANCE:
Coughlin Duffy LLP

PRODUCT LIABILITY/MASS TORTS:
Patton Boggs LLP

COMMERCIAL:
Gibbons P.C.

PERSONAL INJURY:
Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC

In addition, a special “Lifetime Achievement in Litigation” award will be presented to Bruce I. Goldstein, partner of McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen & Carvelli, P.C. Paul Fishman, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, will deliver the keynote address.

The event will take place on June 19, 2013, from 6 to 10 p.m., at The Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, N.J. For more information, please go to http://www.cvent.com/d/vcqvx3.

Published since 1878, the New Jersey Law Journal (www.njlj.com) is the indispensable legal authority for a state with the fifth largest attorney population in the country. This must-read weekly presents a complete, official source for all state and federal court notices. It also provides up-to-the-minute digests of all relevant court decisions, published and unpublished, along with lively, much-talked-about journalism by award-winning reporters. Each issue features “In Practice,” articles by contributing experts on legal developments, as well as editorials by an Editorial Board that is a who’s who of bar leaders.