Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys in the firm’s Hackensack, NJ office have been recognized by Super Lawyers for excellence in their field. Eleven attorneys were named to the 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers list and twelve attorneys were named New Jersey “Rising Stars.”

Michael D. Sirota 
and Warren A. Usatine were recognized on the Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers list and Randi W. Kochman was recognized on the Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Kochman was also recognized for appearing on a Super Lawyers list for the tenth year.

Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers as determined by peer recognition and professional achievement. The attorneys named to the 2020 lists practice in a variety of areas including Bankruptcy (Business), Business Litigation, Employment & Labor, Estate & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Real Estate.
Cole Schotz’ 2020 New Jersey Super Lawyers are:

Richard W. Abramson

Joseph Barbiere
Michael H. Forman
Glenn R. Kazlow
Steven R. Klein
Randi W. Kochman
Jason R. Melzer
Donald A. Ottaunick
Michael D. Sirota
Warren A. Usatine
Samuel Weiner

Cole Schotz’ 2020 New Jersey Rising Stars are:

Jill B. Bienstock
Robert M, DiPisa
Jason R. Finkelstein
Jenny R. Flom
David S. Gold
Jonathan Goodelman
Eric S. Latzer
Jennifer M. Lota
Lauren M. Manduke
Marissa A. Mastroianni
Rachel Mongiello
Michael R. Yellin

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less are eligible to be named Rising Stars. Up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. See Award Methodology.

As the law continues to evolve on these matters, please note that this article is current as of date and time of publication and may not reflect subsequent developments. The content and interpretation of the issues addressed herein is subject to change. Cole Schotz P.C. disclaims any and all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of this publication to the fullest extent permitted by law. This is for general informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship. Do not act or refrain from acting upon the information contained in this publication without obtaining legal, financial and tax advice. For further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to your firm contact or to any of the attorneys listed in this publication.

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