Best Lawyers® Recognizes 4 Wilentz Shareholders as “Lawyers of the Year”


Wilentz announces that four of its shareholders have been selected by their peers for "Lawyer of the Year:" Frederic Becker, David Gordon, Richard Lert and Michael Schaff.

Mr. Becker has been named the “Woodbridge Best Lawyers Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year” for 2012. Mr. Becker has served for many years on the firm’s Management Committee and is one of the firm's senior trial attorneys engaged in complex corporate and commercial litigation in the State and Federal Courts. 

Mr. Gordon has been named as the “Woodbridge Best Lawyers Litigation – Real Estate Lawyer of the Year” for 2012.  His practice focuses on representation of developers, owners, users and other clients in all aspects of complex real estate transactions including leasing, acquisition and disposition, development approvals, financing and structuring of business entities.

Mr. Lert has been named the “Woodbridge Best Lawyers Litigation – Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year” for 2012.  He focuses his practice on estate planning and administration, contested probate matters, tax planning for families and closely held businesses, and retirement planning.

Mr. Schaff has been named the “Woodbridge Best Lawyers 2012 Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012.  His practice focuses on the formation & structuring of business relationships (including professional practices), the purchase, sale or merger of those businesses, and business and regulatory counseling.

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