Chambers USA Recognizes 17 Cole Schotz Attorneys

May 23, 2014As Published in: Seventeen attorneys and four practice areas in three states make prestigious listAttorneys: Richard W. Abramson, David M. Bass, Richard J. Ericsson, Ryan T. Jareck, Steven R. Klein, Stuart Komrower, Leo V. Leyva, Norman L. Pernick, Patrick J. Reilley, Michael D. Sirota and Warren A. Usatine
Hackensack, New Jersey – May 23, 2014 – Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard, P.A. (Cole Schotz) is pleased to announce that 17 attorneys in the firm’s Delaware, New Jersey and Texas offices are included in the 2014 Chambers USA Guide, reflecting the attorneys’ exceptional service to clients. Three of the attorneys were included in Band 1, the guide’s top rank: Norman L. Pernick, Michael Sirota and Richard W. Abramson.

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

·         Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Delaware
·         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 conducting in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients, and takes into consideration information submitted by the law firms themselves. Comments gathered by researchers are also included in the Chambers Guides.

Cole Schotz attorneys named in 2014 Chambers USA Guide 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)
·         Ryan Jareck, 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)
·         Patrick Reilley, 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)

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