HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY – March 19, 2018 – Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce that 34 attorneys across the firm’s New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware offices have been recognized by Super Lawyers for excellence in their field. Of those attorneys, 23 were named to their respective 2018 Super Lawyers lists and 11 attorneys were named “Rising Stars.”

Members Norman Pernick, Michael Sirota and Warren Usatine were also recognized among the Top 100 Lawyers in their states. In addition, Richard Ericsson, Edward Sun Kiel and David Kohane were named New Jersey Super Lawyers for the tenth year.

Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers as determined by peer recognition and professional achievement. The attorneys named to the 2018 list practice in a variety of areas including Bankruptcy (Business), Business Litigation, Creditor Debtor Rights, Civil Litigation (Plaintiff), Employment & Labor, Environmental, Estate Planning & Probate, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury General (Plaintiff), Real Estate, Schools & Education and Tax.

Cole Schotz’ 2018 Super Lawyers are:

Mitchell Abrahams (NJ)
Richard Abramson (NJ)
Joseph Barbiere (NJ)
Richard Ericsson (NJ)
Michael Forman (NJ)
Glenn Kazlow (NJ)
Edward Sun Kiel (NJ)
Steven Klein (NJ)
Randi Kochman (NJ)
David Kohane (NJ)
Stuart Komrower (NJ)
Gary Leibowitz (MD)
Jason Melzer (NJ)
Donald Ottaunick (NJ)
Norman Pernick (DE)
Jeffrey Schechter (NJ)
Michael Sirota (NJ)
Rebecca Spar (NJ)
Kate Stickles (DE)
Warren Usatine (NJ)
Ilana Volkov (NJ)
Irving Walker (MD)
Samuel Weiner (NJ)

Cole Schotz’ 2018 Rising Stars are:

Jill Bienstock (NJ)
Nicholas Brannick (DE)
Jason Finkelstein (NJ)
Michele Glass (NJ)
David Gold (NJ)
Juliya Ismailov (NJ)
Ryan Jareck (NJ)
Eric Latzer (NJ)
Lauren Manduke (NJ)
Michael Yellin (NJ)
Felice Yudkin (NJ)

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. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.


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