March 28, 2012
Five members of Pashman Stein have been selected by New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine for inclusion in the 2012 Super Lawyers list. An additional Pashman Stein member was named as a New Jersey Rising Stars for 2012.
Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion on the esteemed list, which is compiled annually by the research team at Super Lawyers, a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division, based in Eagan, MN. Selections are made following a rigorous multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by an attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys under the age of 40.
The Pashman Stein members named by New Jersey Super Lawyers in 2012 are:
Andrew M. Moskowitz focuses his employment law practice on disability, discrimination and whistleblower claims, as well as cases involving the Family and Medical Leave Act. In addition, he advises on and litigates restrictive covenant matters and handles commercial and general litigation cases. He has been recognized among New Jersey's Rising Stars in Employment Litigation for the 2006-2010 editions. He is a resident of South Orange.
Louis Pashman, co-founder, is a certified civil trial attorney with extensive experience in corporate law, commercial transactions, estate planning, family law, and appellate matters. He advises the firm’s business clients on a wide range of issues that affect their interests. He has been recognized in New Jersey Super Lawyers in the Business Litigation practice area since 2006. He is also a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer. He is a resident of Upper Saddle River.
Samuel J. Samaro heads the firm’s employment law practice. Both as a trial lawyer and compliance counsel, he has represented employers and employees in employment law matters for over 20 years. He has authored numerous articles on employment law topics and has been designated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He was previously named to New Jersey Super Layers in 2009 and 2011. He resides in Chester.
Michael S. Stein, co-founder and head of the firm’s litigation practice, specializes in general commercial litigation, chancery litigation, legal ethics and appellate advocacy. He has substantial trial and appellate experience in both state and federal courts. He also serves as an advisor to the firm’s corporate clients on such matters as partnership and shareholder agreements, intellectual property rights, lender liability issues, land use requirements, contracts, restrictive covenants and chancery law. He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer. He resides in Montclair.
John T. Whipple focuses his practice on commercial litigation, class action litigation, chancery matters, land use and estate administration and litigation. His clients range from large multi-national corporations to regional commercial and governmental entities to individuals with different needs of varying complexity. He has represented clients in a variety of industries, including outdoor advertising, computer technology, mechanical contracting and many others. His experience as a member of the Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment and his experience appearing before numerous other Boards of Adjustment have allowed him to develop an expertise in local land use law. Whipple is the Chair of the firm’s Public Interest and Diversity Initiative. He lives in Montclair.
Sean J. Mack is the Pashman Stein member named by New Jersey Rising Stars in 2012. He has substantial experience litigating complex business disputes in state and federal courts in New Jersey, New York and other jurisdictions. Many of his clients are in the medical device, healthcare and transportation industries. He has extensive experience representing companies and senior executives in lawsuits involving claims of breaches of fiduciary duties, theft of corporate opportunities, breaches of restrictive covenants and in partnership disputes and dissolution proceedings. He has represented plaintiffs and defendants in intellectual property disputes, including trademark and trade dress infringement cases, theft of trade secrets and unfair competition cases. He represents motor carriers in contract disputes and has provided advice on a variety of legal issues affecting motor carriers and the intermodal shipping industry. This is the second consecutive year that he has been named to New Jersey Rising Stars. He lives in Valley Cottage, NY.
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