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 2018. 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. Hogan has been recognized for over a decade for his experience in site remediation matters, ISRA compliance, and numerous commendations for his counsel on air, water, chemical, and hazardous waste contamination matters. Clients said he is “an encyclopedia of New Jersey environmental law” and “fabulous to work with: He always understands the laws and regulations, articulates them in a manner that we understand and grasps the business aspects of a deal.” 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 for being “super experienced, accessible, and very personable” and “very effective and very knowledgeable.” She is highlighted for her expertise in litigation and negotiation skills, insurance coverage and property damage claims, and a broad range of environmental disputes.
In addition, the firm was recognized in the Environment category for being regularly sought out to represent clients before state and federal courts, as well as 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.
Chambers USA ranks firms and attorneys considered leaders in their respective fields. 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.