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Twenty-seven Wolff & Samson Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America

September 18, 2012

Wolff & Samson PC is pleased to announce that nearly 30 attorneys from the firm have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

A total of 27 members from a range of Wolff & Samson’s practice groups are listed in the guide, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.

The following is a list of these attorneys and the respective areas under which they are recognized:

Gage Andretta – Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation
Mitchell S. Berkey – Real Estate
Morris Bienenfeld – Corporate Law
Jonathan Bondy – Construction Litigation
Roger J. Breene – Corporate Law
Adam K. Derman – Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation
James D. Ferrucci – Construction Litigation
Karen L. Gilman – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, Bankruptcy Litigation
Arthur S. Goldstein – Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation
William E. Goydan – Commercial Litigation
Junie Hahn – Corporate Law
David M. Hyman – Corporate Law
Kenneth N. Laptook – Commercial Litigation
Fredric P. Lavinthal – Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law
John A. McKinney Jr. – Environmental Litigation
Robert E. Nies – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights, Bankruptcy Litigation
Thomas R. O'Brien – Administrative Law
A. Ross Pearlson – Commercial Litigation, Health Care, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement,
David N. Ravin – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Bankruptcy Litigation
David L. Schlossberg – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Daniel A. Schwartz – Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Howard J. Schwartz – Commercial Litigation
Armen Shahinian – Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation
Laurence M. Smith – Banking and Finance Law
Dennis M. Toft – Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation
Joseph Tripodi – Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation
Darryl Weissman – Construction Litigation

About Best Lawyers

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. The new U.S. edition, the guide’s 19th, reviews more than 41,149 leading attorneys based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their own and related practices. For more information, please visit their website at