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Two Members and Firm Selected for Inclusion in Chambers USA 2016

Posted on June 14th, 2016

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is proud to announce that Chambers USA, one of the oldest and most prestigious legal listings in the world, has named the firm and two of its lawyers to its list of the leading law firms and lawyers in New Jersey for 2016. This recognition demonstrates the firm’s investment in and development of practice areas, as well as its commitment to preeminence in the legal industry.

Edward A. Hogan and Martha N. Donovan, Members of the firm and Co-Chairs of its Environmental Law Group, were ranked Band 1, the highest ranking an attorney can receive, in the Environment section.  Hogan was selected based on high praise from clients and peers alike. Clients said he “has a tremendous amount of experience” and can “overcome obstacles and get a deal done” while his peers say he is an “excellent environmental attorney” and commend him for his excellent transactional and regulatory expertise.  Donovan received plaudits from market sources stating they “love working with” her because she is a “really solid, smart and capable lawyer” skilled in handling cost allocation and cost recovery litigation matters.

In addition, the firm was ranked in the Environment category. Sources noted that Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is “a very fine firm” with a “good bench of lawyers.” The Environmental Law Group is well-respected with extensive experience in handling disputes concerning contaminated land and is regularly sought out for representation before the state and federal courts, as well as various agencies.

Chambers USA ranks firms and attorneys considered leaders in their field.  Chambers and Partners have been publishing their world-famous guides to the legal profession since 1990.  In addition, they host major award ceremonies in London and New York to honor the achievements of the world’s leading lawyers.  The key to the success of their legal directories and the validity of their awards is the in-depth, unbiased research conducted by Chambers’ team of highly qualified and experienced researchers.  The guiding principle behind Chambers USA is to meet the needs and expectations of the client.