Law firm Bertone Piccini expands team to support growing portfolio

Hasbrouck Heights-based Bertone Piccini LLP recently announced that Jordyn Michaels and Brooke Hodgins have joined the firm as associates to support its expanding clientele of businesses, nonprofit organizations, publicly traded corporations, commercial real estate clients and individuals.

“We are excited to welcome Jordyn and Brooke to our growing team of attorneys,” Founding Partner Jeremy Piccini said. “They will help support the firm’s growing roster of clients, and we look forward to their valuable contributions to our continued success.”

Hodgins received her Juris Doctorate from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was a Dean’s Merit Scholar while serving as a student author for the New York Real Estate Law Reporter and staff editor for the Cardozo Journal of Equal Rights and Social Justice. Hodgins later worked as a legal extern in the Criminal Division for Bergen County Superior Court Judge James X. Sattley. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, criminology and criminal justice.

Michaels received her Juris Doctorate from Rutgers Law School, where she was a Dean’s Merit Scholar and a Judge Sybil Moses Scholar. She worked as a student attorney at the Education and Health Law Clinic and served as managing editor of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Journal. Michaels was also a legal intern in the New Jersey Attorney General’s Division of Consumer Affairs. She graduated magna cum laude from La Salle University with a Bachelor of Arts in politics, philosophy and economics.

“Bertone Piccini is well-known as a leading law firm in North Jersey specializing in business transactions, commercial real estate, litigation, employment and estate planning, among many other areas of expertise,” Michaels said. “I’m excited to jumpstart my career and contribute to the firm’s relationships with the business community.”

Since its founding in 2011 by Grace C. Bertone and Jeremy S. Piccini, the firm has expanded to include 14 attorneys, with practice areas including commercial real estate, corporate and business transactions, litigation, personal injury, labor and employment, estate planning, estate administration and more.