April 1, 2013

Genova Burns’s Litigators Recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal in its Litigation Department of the Year Competition.

Genova Burns’s litigators were recognized by the New Jersey Law Journal in its Litigation Department of the Year competition. The Firm was named second finalist in the category of General Litigation. GBGW was one of the only the only mid-sized, regionally focused firms to be so recognized.

The Law Journal described the Firm as follows:

“With a backbone of commercial litigation and governmental affairs, Genova Burns embodies a model boutique that can function at the level of a larger firm, succeeding at providing services that cross-cut a broad field of practice areas and industries….In 2012, the firm was lead counsel on published opinions that contributed to the development of law in numerous areas of public importance, including legislative reapportionment, minority voter suppression and access to governmental records.” The article credited the Firm’s “strong management and direction of its litigators” in addition to the “cultivation of vital skills and values on a constant basis.”

Noteworthy cases mentioned include Democratic National Committee v. Republican National Committee; Sidamon-Eristoff, Treasurer of the State of New Jersey; Harris, Administrator of Unclaimed Property of the State of New Jersey v. New Jersey Retail Merchants Association; Gonzalez v. State Apportionment Commission; Housing Authority of the City of Newark v. Devils Renaissance Development LLC and Devils Arena Entertainment LLC; In the Matter of the Approval of the Sale of Substantially all of the Assets of Christ Hospital; Ciesla v. New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services; Rosano v. Township of Teaneck; Khan v. Rite Aid Corp.; and Purpura and Moran v. Obama.

Congratulations to our Complex Commercial Litigation and Employment Law Litigation Practice Groups for this well-deserved honor.

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