14 Partners Ranked As Leading Individuals


The 2013 Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP in its annual rankings of the foremost law firms and lawyers in the country, placing the firm among the top tier law firms in New Jersey in four core practice areas - Litigation, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate and Environment. Additionally, fourteen of the firm’s partners are ranked among the top individual attorneys.

In the Litigation: General Commercial practice area, Chambers editors note the firm’s ‘strong presence … across the full gamut of commercial litigation,’ and comment on our representation of ‘a diverse range of clients, from individual entrepreneurs through to multinational corporations.’ Partners recognized in this practice area are Paul A. Rowe, Alan S. Naar and John D. North.

In the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisition practice area, Chambers comments that Greenbaum has ‘extensive experience’ in all corporate matters, with the ability ‘to represent clients across a host of industry sectors on matters ranging from routine to high-profile projects … with extensive experience in IP and real estate.’ The publication quotes sources who comment: “They are able to provide for all our legal needs and their response time is amazing.” Partners recognized in this practice area are W. Raymond Felton and Alan E. Davis.

In the Real Estate practice area, Chambers editors report that our ‘heavyweight real estate team has enjoyed yet another outstanding year,’ noting the firm’s ‘significant expertise in acquisitions, sales and leases across commercial, retail and residential property’ as well as our ‘extensive experience in zoning and land use matters.’ Partners recognized in this practice area are Thomas J. Denitzio, Jr., Meryl A. G. Gonchar, Martin E. Dollinger, Jack Fersko, Robert S. Goldsmith, Christine F. Li and Ann M. Waeger.

In the Environment practice area, Chambers notes our environmental team’s ‘valuable experience across the full range of environmental issues at both state and federal level.’ They add that our attorneys are ‘well equipped to assist clients with their environmental needs, whether these entail advice on legacy remediation obligations, negotiations with government bodies or representation in complex litigation.’ Sources are quoted as reporting: “They are very practical and hands-on, incredibly responsive and efficient.” Partners named in this practice area are David B. Farer, David A. Roth and Ann M. Waeger.

The London-based publishers of the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business conduct comprehensive annual research, including in-depth interviews with thousands of lawyers and clients, as they seek to assess the reputations and expertise of business lawyers across the country. The qualities which determine firm and individual rankings include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment.


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