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Hackensack, New Jersey – May 27, 2016
– Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys in the firm’s New Jersey, Delaware, Texas and Maryland offices are included in the 2016 Chambers USA Guide. Four of the attorneys were included in Band 1, the guide’s top ranking, and three attorneys appeared in the guide for the first time.

Richard W. Abramson, Norman L. Pernick, Michael D. Sirota and Irving E. Walker, each held onto their Band 1 position.

In addition to individual rankings, the firm was also highly ranked in the following practice areas:

• Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Delaware
• Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Maryland
• Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New Jersey
• Environment – New Jersey
• Litigation: General Commercial – New Jersey
• Real Estate – New Jersey

Chambers & Partners guides rank the best lawyers and law firms based on the organization’s research, which includes in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients, and takes into consideration information submitted by the law firms themselves.

Cole Schotz attorneys named in the 2016 Chambers USA Guide include:

• Richard W. Abramson, Real Estate (New Jersey)
• David M. Bass, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
• Catherine E. Bostock, Environment (New Jersey)
• G. David Dean, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Maryland & New Jersey)
• Richard J. Ericsson, Environment (New Jersey)
• Gerald H. Gline, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
• David R. Hurst, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware & New Jersey)
• Ryan T. Jareck, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
• Susan C. Karp, Environment (New Jersey)
• Steven R. Klein, Litigation: General Commercial (New Jersey)
• Randi W. Kochman, Labor & Employment (New Jersey)
• Stuart Komrower, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
• Gary H. Leibowitz, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Maryland)
• Leo V. Leyva, Litigation: General Commercial (New Jersey)
• Norman L. Pernick, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
• Marion M. Quirk, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
• Patrick J. Reilley, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
• Michael D. Sirota, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
• J. Kate Stickles, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Delaware)
• Warren A. Usatine, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New Jersey)
• Irving E. Walker, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Maryland)
• Michael D. Warner, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Texas)


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