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 leading law firms and lawyers in New Jersey for 2019. A third lawyer has been ranked as “Up and Coming” for helping drive the firm’s growth. This recognition highlights 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. Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of the firm, was ranked as “Up and Coming” in the Environment section.
Hogan has been recognized for over a decade for his experience in site remediation matters and ISRA compliance and received numerous commendations for his counsel on air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste contamination matters. Clients called him “a lawyer of choice” who “knows the law inside out” and they “trust his instincts and advice completely.” Donovan, who was also named the Best Lawyers Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in the Woodbridge, New Jersey, Metro Area for 2018, was praised as “an exemplary litigator who, according to interviewees, ‘achieves positive and timely results for clients.’” She is highlighted for her expertise in insurance coverage and state and federal environmental regulations. Casaletto is noted for his “deep understanding of environmental law” as well as hazardous waste, site remediation, and solid waste. He was described as “incredibly helpful” and “terrific to work with.”
The firm was also recognized in the Environment category for being regularly sought out to represent clients before state and federal courts and various agencies. The Environmental Law Group is designated as a well-respected group with extensive experience in handling disputes concerning contaminated land and property damage claims.
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