Executive Moves: New Jersey law firms

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on news releases, edited for content, clarity and style.

Cole Schotz P.C.

Cole Schotz P.C. is pleased to announce that Emily M. Lamond, Eric S. Latzer and David T. Meglino have been elevated to members of the firm, effective Jan. 1. The three new members are located across the firm’s New Jersey and New York offices.

Lamond is a member of the Environmental Department and is located in the firm’s New Jersey office. Latzer is a member of the Litigation Department in the firm’s New Jersey office. And Meglino, a member of the firm’s Construction Services and Litigation departments, is located in the firm’s New York office.

Cole Schotz P.C. serves clients nationally from its offices in New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Texas and Florida. The firm represents a variety of entities, including private equity firms, hedge funds, closely-held businesses, Fortune 500 companies and select individuals.

Goldberg Segalla

Goldberg Segalla added associates Earyn J. Edwards and Susi K. Yanez to the law firm’s General Liability Practice Group in two of the law firm’s New Jersey offices, officially passing the 400-attorney mark in its offices nationwide.

Edwards, previously with Hollingsworth LLP in Washington, D.C., joins the firm’s Princeton office. She concentrates her practice on counseling and defending clients in a variety of general liability matters, with a particular focus on mass tort, products liability and breach of contract claims.

Yanez, previously with Norton Murphy Sheehy & Corrubia P.C., in Woodland Park, joins the firm’s Newark office. She focuses her practice on counseling and defending clients in a variety of general liability claims involving civil rights violations, civil litigation and commercial litigation.

Scarinci Hollenbeck

Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to announce the promotions of Roshan D. Shah and Michael A. Jimenez to partner, Angelo Auteri to counsel and Liana M. Nobile to senior associate, effective Jan. 1. All four attorneys are based in the firm’s Lyndhurst. The promotions were announced at the firm’s annual holiday party in December.

“Throughout the past year, these talented individuals have set the bar extremely high. These promotions serve as a testament to their hard work and unparalleled dedication to their clients. It is a pleasure to have them represent the firm,” stated Russell Ascher, the firm’s executive director.

Roshan D. Shah is a distinguished trial attorney with experience representing clients in a wide range of industries, including real estate developers, government contractors, digital media manufacturers, restaurants, as well as government officials and entities. Michael A. Jimenez is a seasoned litigator with a special focus on public law, education law, labor and employment law, land use and corporate transactions and business law.

Tanenbaum Keale LLP

Tanenbaum Keale LLP is pleased to announce attorneys Robert M. Gilmartin Jr., Marina G. McGuire and Afigo I. Okpewho-Fadahunsi have joined the firm’s partnership, effective Jan. 1.

“At Tanenbaum Keale we offer our clients a deep talent pool of attorneys and paraprofessionals who provide an array of litigation services in mass tort, catastrophic injury and bet-the-company cases,” Chair Michael Tanenbaum said. “These services range from individual case handling from inception through trial and appeal, to mass tort litigation coordination and strategic management, to strategic settlement counseling and the implementation of integrated litigation and resolution strategies.”

Tanenbaum Keale also announced that attorney Elizabeth G. Gee has joined the firm as an associate in its Malvern, Pennsylvania, office.

Bressler, Amery & Ross P.C.

The law firm of Bressler, Amery & Ross P.C. announced the promotions of David G. Buffa, Joelle A. Simms and Evan Yablonsky to principal.

The promotions are effective Jan. 1.

David G. Buffa joined the firm’s Securities Practice Group in 2010. His work focuses primarily on broker-dealers, investment advisers and other financial companies in connection with securities regulation and litigation matters. Joelle A. Simms joined the firm in May 2012. Her practice focuses on securities and commercial litigation. Evan Yablonsky joined the firm in June 2014. His practice includes commercial and insurance litigation.

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Coughlin Duffy LLP

Coughlin Duffy LLP is pleased to announce that William T. Corbett Jr. and Laura A. Brady have joined the firm as partners. Corbett and Brady will be joining the firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance Services Group, where they will focus in the area of insurance coverage litigation and counseling.

With nearly 35 years of experience, Corbett has enjoyed a long career focused on insurer clients in coverage and extra-contractual liability litigation and counseling in all property/casualty and professional insurance lines. Brady has over 23 years of experience representing clients in insurance coverage litigation and advice matters.

Coughlin Duffy Managing Partner Suzanne C. Midlige said: “We are delighted to have Bill and Laura join our team. Both Bill and Laura epitomize the talent Coughlin Duffy provides to our clients. They both possess incredible knowledge and legal skills and we are proud to have them join our team.”

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