Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. Named New Jersey Law Journal’s Law Firm of the Year 2023*


Pashman Stein Walder Hayden P.C. Included in 2023 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 15 Practice Areas in New Jersey, Including Eight Tier 1 Rankings


Pashman Stein is proud to announce that the firm earned 15 metropolitan rankings in New Jersey in the 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” including eight Tier 1 rankings.

The practice areas in which the firm earned metropolitan rankings in New Jersey are:

  • Appellate Practice (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Corporate Governance Law (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 1)
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law (Tier 1)
  • First Amendment Law (Tier 1)
  • Litigation – First Amendment (Tier 1)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 2)
  • Corporate Law (Tier 2)
  • Health Care Law (Tier 2)
  • Litigation – Construction (Tier 2)
  • Real Estate Law (Tier 2)
  • Corporate Compliance Law (Tier 3)
  • Litigation Bankruptcy (Tier 3)

“We are thrilled to be recognized in so many practice areas in the ‘Best Law Firms’ 2023 list,” said Pashman Stein Managing Partner Michael S. Stein. “Our elevation to Tier 2 in the Health Care and Real Estate Practices, and ranking for the first time in the areas of First Amendment Law (Tier 1), Litigation – First Amendment (Tier 1), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 2), and Litigation – Bankruptcy (Tier 3), reflects our commitment to expanding our practice areas and strengthening our already formidable bench of outstanding attorneys.”

The 2023 edition of the "Best Law Firms" list is published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

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About U.S. News Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms

The "Best Law Firms" rankings are published by U.S. News & World Report based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Firms who have at least one lawyer who has been recognized in the previous edition of Best Lawyers in a practice area and metro area currently ranked by “Best Law Firms” are eligible to receive a ranking. For more information on Best Lawyers, please visit The full methodology for “Best Law Firms” can be found at

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