Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Ravin, Davis & Himmel LLP is pleased to announce that seven of its partners rank among the top attorneys in New Jersey as listed in Chambers USA - America’s Leading Business Lawyers 2004-2005, a guide based on research in over 20 areas of commercial law. Four attorneys are ranked number one in their respective practice areas, the most in the State.

The following partners are listed as leading individuals: Paul A. Rowe (rank 1) in Litigation: General Commercial; Michael B. Himmel (rank 1) in Litigation: White-Collar & Government Investigations; Alan E. Davis (rank 2) and W. Raymond Felton (rank 3) in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Martin E. Dollinger (rank 1) and Robert C. Schachter (rank 2) in Real Estate; and Peter A. Buchsbaum (rank 1) in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

Chambers and Partners (www.chambersandpartners.com), the London-based publisher of the renowned guides to the legal profession worldwide – Chambers Global and Chambers UK – employed a team of 43 researchers to compile this second edition of Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business. Researchers investigated the top firms and lawyers through more than 7,500 interviews with in-house counsel and private practitioners, in every US state in all the main areas of commercial law. The guide is unique in that it ranks individual attorneys and firms according to their market reputation.

Recognition was given to the firm’s seven partners in the following practice areas:

Litigation: General Commercial

Paul A. Rowe, managing partner and chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, is ranked number one in his practice area and was noted “a wonderful adviser” on complex business disputes.

Litigation: White-Collar & Government Investigations

Michael B. Himmel, chair of the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense Practice Group, is ranked number one in his practice area and clients and peers stated that they value his "unique expertise in a number of areas - he has been involved in a lot of large national cases over the years."


Alan E. Davis, chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, was commended for his team management skills and is held in high regard by his clients with one client stating, "I cannot praise him highly enough."

W. Raymond Felton, was noted for his legal ability and clients trust his "good business advice."

Real Estate

Martin E. Dollinger is ranked number one in his practice area and was noted as "one of the best real estate lawyers in the state -- he works well with people and can discourse effectively about both ends of a deal."

Robert C. Schachter, chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department that was ranked number one in the State, was said to have the "transactional mentality to bring people together and get to the end of a deal."

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Peter A. Buchsbaum, chair of the firm’s Land Use Practice Group, is ranked number one in his category and was noted as a skilled advocate.

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, Ravin, Davis & Himmel LLP has offices located in Woodbridge and Roseland, New Jersey. For more information, call 732-549-5600 or visit the firm’s web site at www.greenbaumlaw.com.