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Four L&B Environmental Attorneys Named to NJ Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists

Environmental Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Lieberman & Blecher is pleased to announce that for the year 2015, founding partners Stuart J. Lieberman and Shari M. Blecher have been named “Super Lawyers,” and that shareholder Michael G. Sinkevich, Jr. and associate Shawn M. LaTourette  have been named “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers Magazine.*  This is a continued honor for our founders, who were excited to discover that Michael Sinkevich and Shawn LaTourette have again been selected by the Super Lawyers research team.

superlawyers-badgeMr. LaTourette and Mr. Sinkevich have contributed significantly to the environmental and litigation bars in the State of New Jersey. Mr. Sinkevich has worked tirelessly to represent the interests of individuals and businesses in environmental and land use matters. An accomplished appellate advocate, Mr. Sinkevich has successfully briefed and argued several appeals. With his focus on environmental and toxic tort litigation, Mr. LaTourette has helped families injured by toxic releases and has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in environmental cleanup cost recovery matters, natural resource damage claims, and class actions. Additionally, each of our attorneys assist commercial and industrial property owners and operators in various aspects of environmental risk management and hazardous site remediation, including obtaining cleanup funding.

With their more than 40 years of combined environmental law experience, Stuart Lieberman and Shari Blecher have been representing clients in environmental litigationhazardous site remediationregulatory and transactional matters throughout New Jersey and neighboring states.  Our founding shareholders have successfully defended clients in environmental litigation and administrative actions, as well as prosecuted toxic tort actions, both individually as well as alongside a team of toxic tort litigators from across the country.

Our attorneys and staff have watched with pride as the careers of these professionals have unfolded, and we are sure that they will continue the fine Lieberman & Blecher tradition of providing first rate representation to their clients while making considerable contributions to the legal profession. Below you will find just a few examples of their recent contributions:

About Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in New Jersey are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to be named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list. Super Lawyers defines a “Rising Star” as the “best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.”  They are nominated by their peers who have “personally observed [them] in action — whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation.”  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in New Jersey are selected by to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.

*This publication has not been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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