Atlantic City, N.J. – March 11, 2016 – Cooper Levenson partners Lewis B. April, Randolph C. Lafferty, Lloyd D. Levenson, Russell L. Lichtenstein and Jill T. Ojserkis were named to the 2016 New Jersey Super Lawyers list, a designation awarded to just 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. In addition, partner Amy E. Rudley and Michael L. Salad were named to the 2016 New Jersey Rising Stars list. This designation is given to less than 2.5 percent of New Jersey attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
“These individuals consistently hold themselves to the highest professional standards,” said Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., chief operating officer, Cooper Levenson. “We applaud the hard work and skill that helped earn them this designation.”
Lewis B. April is a founding member of Cooper Levenson and lead partner in the Personal Injury practice group. April is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in Personal Injury Litigation and Negligence Trial Practice.
Randolph C. Lafferty is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. He practices in the areas of civil, commercial and general litigation, personal injury, governmental law and insurance litigation. Lafferty has been included on the New Jersey Super Lawyers list each year since 2006.
Lloyd D. Levenson is chief executive officer of Cooper Levenson and chair of its Casino and iGaming Law practice group. Levenson and the attorneys in his gaming practice group are at the forefront of the newest developments in online or Internet gaming (i-Gaming) law, sports wagering legal matters, mobile gaming matters, and more. Levenson is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in Casino & Gaming Law.
Russell L. Lichtenstein, is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, a partner in the firm, and chair of the Employment & Labor and Casino Defense Litigation practice groups. 2016 marks the 12th consecutive year that Lichtenstein has been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyer list.
Jill T. Ojserkis is a partner in the firm and chair of the Healthcare Law practice group. She represents hospitals, health systems, medical staffs and health information organizations in a variety of matters. Jill is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in Health Law and Tax Law.
Amy E. Rudley is a partner in the firm. Amy focuses on employment law, casino law, defense litigation, and provides day-to-day employment counseling for a variety of clients. This year marks the 4th consecutive year that Rudley has been selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers Rising Star list.
Michael L. Salad is an associate in the Business & Tax and Cyber Risk Management practice groups. He concentrates his practice on business transactions, tax matters, and estate and business planning, including cyber risk management issues and management plans.
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. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.