Petro Cohen elevates 3 to partner

South Jersey law firm Petro Cohen P.C. has announced the promotion of three attorneys to partner — Suzanne Holz Meola, Terri Hiles and Richard Gaeckle.

Senior Partner Frank Petro said the three have been recognized as leading workers’ compensation, personal injury and Social Security disability attorneys at the Northfield-based firm. Petro Cohen also has offices in Cherry Hill, Cape May Court House and Hamilton.

“We are proud to recognize these three outstanding lawyers as new partners and congratulate them on the well-deserved promotion,” said Petro, one of the firm’s founding partners. “Suzanne, Terri and Rich each have a long history of excellence in service to our clients, the bar and our South Jersey community.”

Suzanne Holz Meola.
Terry Hiles. (Photos courtesy Petro Cohen P.C.)

Holz Meola heads the Social Security Disability Department at Petro Cohen with more than 30 years of legal experience. She also handles workers’ compensation claims for the firm.

Hiles’ focus is on workers’ compensation claims, with more than 25 years of legal experience. Her practice at Petro Cohen includes all areas of workers’ compensation, including traumatic injury and occupational exposure claims.

Richard Gaeckle.

Gaeckle has 20 years of litigation and trial experience. As part of the personal injury team, Gaeckle handles matters on behalf of those injured as a result of the fault of another.