HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY – March 11, 2016 – Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce that 25 attorneys in the firm’s Hackensack, NJ office have been recognized by Super Lawyers for excellence in their field. Fifteen attorneys were named to the 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers list and ten attorneys were named New Jersey “Rising Stars.”

Members Randi Kochman, Michael Sirota and Warren Usatine were named among the Top 100 Lawyers in New Jersey, Ms. Kochman was named among the Top 50 Female attorneys and Mr. Sirota among the Top 10 Lawyers in the state.

Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding lawyers as determined by peer recognition and professional achievement. The attorneys named to the 2016 list practice in a variety of areas including Bankruptcy (Business), Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, Creditor Debtor Rights, Employment & Labor, Environmental, Estate & Probate, Estate & Trust Litigation, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Schools & Education and Tax.

Cole Schotz’ 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers are:

• Richard Abramson
• Richard Ericsson
• Michael Forman
• Gerald Gline
• Susan Karp
• Edward Sun Kiel
• Steven Klein
• Randi Kochman
• David Kohane
• Stuart Komrower
• Michael Sirota
• Rebecca Spar
• Warren Usatine
• Ilana Volkov
• Samuel Weiner

Cole Schotz’ 2016 New Jersey Rising Stars are:

• Jill Bienstock
• Mary Browning
• Victoria Cioppettini
• Jenny Flom
• Michele Julie Glass
• David Gold
• Roger Iorio
• Juliya Ismailov (Litichevskaya)
• Nicole Gerritsen McDonough
• Michael Yellin
• Felice Yudkin

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.

A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.


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