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Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis 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 2005-2006. The following partners are listed as leading individuals: Paul A. Rowe (rank 1) in Litigation: General Commercial; Alan E. Davis (rank 2), Stephen H. Knee (rank 3) 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 Meryl A. G. Gonchar (rank 2) in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use; Marc D. Policastro was noted as an “up and coming” attorney 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 – investigated the top firms and lawyers in each state through more than 7,500 in-depth interviews with in-house counsel and private practitioners. The guide is unique in that it ranks law firms and attorneys on a scale of 1-6, based on qualities that include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.
Recognition was given to the firm’s eight 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 for his superb trial skills illustrated by his recent success in securing the largest divorce award in New Jersey legal history.


Alan E. Davis, chair of the firm’s Corporate Department, was noted by long-standing clients as being "conscientious and efficient," and peers see him as one of the community's stalwart leading practitioners and appreciate his strategic approach.

Stephen H. Knee was noted as a terrific mergers and acquisitions lawyer and as an established figure for his work in mergers and acquisitions, financial services and securities, and professional liability litigation.

W. Raymond Felton was noted as the firm's linchpin for New Jersey lucrative hi-tech market and for his in-depth securities practice beyond the hi-tech arena, acting for issuers and underwriters.

Real Estate

Martin E. Dollinger is ranked number one in his practice area and was noted for impressing clients with his easy handling of complex real estate transactions and responsive, commercial service.

Robert C. Schachter, chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department that was ranked number one in the State, was noted for his "highly impressive" negotiation skills.

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Meryl A. G. Gonchar, chair of the firm’s Land Use Practice Group, was recognized for her in-depth knowledge of land use and zoning law.

Marc D. Policastro was listed as an "up and coming" attorney and was noted for his advice on real estate matters and peers perceive him as "talented young blood."

Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis 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.