Sixteen Cole Schotz Attorneys and Four Top-Ranked Practice Areas Appear in 2013 Chambers USA Guide

May 24, 2013Attorneys: Richard W. Abramson, David M. Bass, Richard J. Ericsson, Steven R. Klein, Stuart Komrower, Leo V. Leyva, Michael S. Meisel, Norman L. Pernick, Michael D. Sirota, J. Kate Stickles, Warren A. Usatine, Michael D. Warner and Felice R. Yudkin

Three attorneys receive nomination for the first time

Hackensack, New Jersey (May 28, 2013) – The 2013 Chambers USA guide includes 16 Cole Schotz Attorneys and four top-ranked practice areas in New Jersey, Delaware and for the first time, Texas. Chambers and Partners publishes an annual guide ranking U.S. lawyers and law firms. Attorneys are selected for inclusion in its guide based on interviews with practicing lawyers and with clients around the world. Clients and legal industry peers are quoted in critiques published for select areas of practice and prepared by Chambers and Partners’ research teams.

In addition to the narrative reviews, attorneys, practice areas and firms are ranked by placement in “bands,” with Band 1 being the highest placement. Additionally, attorneys can be designated as a “Senior Statesman,” “Star Individual,” “Up and Comer” and “Associate to Watch.” As well as the individual rankings, Chambers and Partners top-ranked Cole Schotz in the following 4 practice areas. 

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Delaware
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New Jersey
  • Litigation: General Commercial – New Jersey
  • Real Estate – New Jersey
Cole Schotz attorneys mentioned and/or ranked include:
  • Richard W. Abramson, Real Estate (New Jersey)
  • David Bass, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
  • Richard J. Ericsson, Environment (New Jersey)
  • Gerald Gline, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
  • Susan C. Karp, Environment (New Jersey)
  • Steven R. Klein, Litigation: General Commercial (New Jersey)
  • Stuart Komrower, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
  • Leo V. Leyva, Litigation: General Commercial (New Jersey)
  • Michael S. Meisel, Litigation: General Commercial (New Jersey)
  • Normal L. Pernick, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
  • Marion Quirk, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
  • Michael Sirota, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
  • Kate Stickles, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
  • Warren A. Usatine, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
  • Michael Warner, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Texas)
  • Felice Yudkin, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)

About Cole Schotz

Cole Schotz serves clients throughout the U.S. with offices in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland and Texas. The firm represents hundreds of closely-held businesses and individuals - many for decades - as well as Fortune 500 companies. 

Founded in 1928, the firm has grown to 114  attorneys who work in eleven primary areas of practice: Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring; Construction Services; Corporate, Finance & Business Transactions; Employment Law; Environmental Law; Intellectual Property, Litigation; Real Estate; Real Estate Special Opportunities Group; Tax, Trusts & Estates and White Collar Defense & Investigations.


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