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Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA 2020 (a publication of Chambers and Partners) has again recognized the firm in its annual rankings of the foremost law firms and lawyers in the country.

In the publication’s latest edition, the firm and 18 of our attorneys are listed among New Jersey’s leading law firms and lawyers in a number of our core practice areas – Litigation: General Commercial, Corporate/M&A, Real Estate, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, Environment, Healthcare and Construction.   

Here is a summary of the firm’s editorial presence in Chambers USA 2020:

Litigation: General Commercial

Chambers notes that the firm provides “sophisticated support to a broad client base, including significant domestic and international businesses” and offers “strength at trial and appellate level, as well as in arbitration and mediation.” Chambers’ editors further comment that our services are “routinely sought out by real estate and developer clients for representation in corporate disputes.”  

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Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

A key competency of the firm’s corporate practice is its sophisticated knowledge of both big picture issues and fine point details of business dealings in New Jersey. Clients benefitting from this practical and solution-oriented representation include individuals, entrepreneurs, middle market companies, family-owned operations and regional and national corporations in various industries.

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Real Estate

Chambers writes that our real estate team is known as “a superb group for real estate matters with an active and robust practice across the entire spectrum of work.”  The publication notes our “extensive experience acting for regional and national developers, private equity investors and landlords and tenants” and calls attention to our “expertise in transactional work including sales, acquisitions, leases, financing and tax issues” and “further strength handling litigation matters along with environmental issues associated with development projects.”

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Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

In ranking this practice area, Chambers references our team’s involvement in “varied zoning and land use projects involving mixed-use buildings, industrial premises and brownfield redevelopment sites, assisting with issues including the acquisition of planning permits and site approvals.”

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Chambers highlights that the firm’s environmental group is “sought out by a diverse range of clients, including developers, property owners and manufacturers” and further comments on our “noted strength in contaminated site remediation, particularly brownfield cleanups” and that our team is “adept at conducting environmental due diligence and providing counsel on air, water and wetlands laws and permits.” 

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The firm’s healthcare group, according to Chambers editors, “is increasingly active in the New Jersey healthcare market, acting for a broad client base of providers, pharmaceuticals and those investing in the industry.” The publication further references the group’s “extensive regulatory practice that includes areas such as Stark Law and HIPAA compliance, as well as certification issues,” adding that the group is “also noted for its strong transactional and litigation experience.” Chambers further comments that the group’s “dedicated private equity practice” advises both sponsors and portfolio companies.

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The firm’s established practice focuses on representing developers, owners, condominium associations and general contractors in litigation. Chambers writes that our attorneys "are experienced in handling a broad range of disputes, including claims relating to defective construction and design, negligence and construction delays."

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Banking & Finance

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The London-based publishers of the Chambers USA 2020 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 from across the country. Rankings are assessed on qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. The complete methodology can be viewed at https://chambers.com/research/methodology

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