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6.1.21

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers USA 2021 (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 22 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, Construction and Banking & Finance.   

The following is a summary of the firm’s editorial presence in Chambers USA 2021:

Litigation: General Commercial

Chambers notes our experience in “wide-ranging commercial disputes, including professional liability cases, RICO litigation, consumer finance class actions and business torts” and adds that the firm provides “sophisticated support to a broad client base, including significant domestic and international businesses,” with “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.” The publication quotes research sources who describe our litigation group as “a very impressive team that has a diverse combination of experience, skill and advocacy.”

Attorneys recognized in this practice area:

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

In its editorial review of the firm, Chambers recognizes our position in the New Jersey market as “Well-established…with a solid corporate team” that demonstrates “particular strength in real estate-related transactions and also provides advice on corporate finance and M&A.” The publication’s editors spotlight our representation of clients in “the automotive and healthcare industries,” quoting an interviewed source who explains “The team's knowledge of their specialty, understanding of every detail and articulation of the issues makes the process easier for all parties.”

Attorneys recognized in this practice area:

Real Estate

Chambers commends our real estate team as “a superb group for real estate matters with an active and robust practice across the entire spectrum of work.”  The publication calls attention to our “expertise in transactional work including sales, acquisitions, leases, financing and tax issues” and our “further strength handling litigation matters along with environmental issues associated with development projects.” The publication singles out our team’s “extensive experience acting for regional and national developers, private equity investors and landlords and tenants.” A client comments that, “The firm holds a strong professional work ethic” and goes on to say: “They have exceptional communication skills and a quick delivery turnaround on transactions.” Another source adds: “They are very knowledgeable in real estate law and have a wonderful working relationship with state agencies,” while a third source describes the group as “very knowledgeable, available and reliable.”

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Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

In ranking this practice area, Chambers highlights 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.”

Attorneys recognized in this practice area:

Environment

Chambers references our environmental group’s “noted strength in contaminated site remediation, particularly brownfield cleanups” and adds that the team is “sought out by a diverse range of clients, including developers, property owners and manufacturers.” The publication further recognizes the group as being “adept at conducting environmental due diligence and providing counsel on air, water and wetlands laws and permits.”  Clients explain: “They are very professional, have a very quick turnaround and are always very accommodating and responsive.”

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Healthcare

According to Chambers’ editors, the firm’s healthcare group is “a highly regarded team active in the New Jersey healthcare market, acting for a broad client base of providers, pharmaceuticals and those investing in the industry.” The publication 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 on our “dedicated private equity practice” that advises both sponsors and portfolio companies. Market sources add: “The firm has a tremendous reputation and provides high-quality services” and “They are proactive, they bring things to our attention before problems arise and they are super responsive - when we need an answer, we get it right away.” Another interviewed client says: “Their healthcare practice is impressive, especially because the lawyers we work with are very familiar with our business and provide timely, value-add services,” continuing on to comment that “Each person on the team is enjoyable to work with and each has become an essential partner to our organization.”

Attorneys recognized in this practice area:

Construction

Chambers notes that the firm’s construction practice “represents developers, owners, condominium associations and general contractors in litigation,” with attorneys “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 2021 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 on Chambers’ website.

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