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Nine Newman Ferrara Attorneys Make List of New York’s Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, and Top 100

Newman Ferrara LLP (www.nfllp.com) announced today that named partner Lucas A. Ferrara has once again been rated one of New York’s “Top 100” legal professionals in the 2015 edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, five other firm attorneys were ranked as “Super Lawyers,” including partners Jarred I. Kassenoff and Jeffrey M. Norton, and Of Counsel, Randolph M. McLaughlin, Debra S. Cohen, and Jon B. Felice. Furthermore, three associates were nominated as “Rising Stars,” including Ricardo M. Vera, Noe Solorzano, and Matthew J. Correia.

“The fact that our attorneys are honored in this fashion year after year is a testament to the firm’s excellence in an array of practice areas”

“The fact that our attorneys are honored in this fashion year after year is a testament to the firm’s excellence in an array of practice areas,” noted managing partner and firm co-founder, Jonathan Newman, who has also been recognized as “Super Lawyer” in previous years.

To develop the annual Super Lawyers listings, researchers with Thomson Reuters solicit nominations from attorneys across the New York metro region. A blue-ribbon panel assists with final selections, and less than 5 percent of eligible attorneys earn selection. The full lists are available online at http://www.superlawyers.com, and the Super Lawyers list appears in both The New York Times Magazine and New York Super Lawyers magazine.

Lucas A. Ferrara -- author of a three-volume treatise entitled Landlord and Tenant Practice in New York and adjunct professor of law at New York Law School -- focuses his practice on real estate and commercial litigation representing real-estate developers, contractors, building owners, Fortune 500 corporations, condominium and cooperative boards, and tenants’ associations.

Jarred I. Kassenoff concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial real estate disputes, insolvency issues, and zoning and tax matters. He has also published numerous articles in the New York State Bar Association Journal and the New York Law Journal, and is regularly quoted The New York Times for his real estate expertise. Jeffrey M. Norton, an adjunct professor at Pace Law School, is chair of the firm’s Class Action and Complex Litigation practice group where he focuses on securities litigation, shareholder rights, and consumer litigation.

Randolph M. McLaughlin, a professor at Pace Law School, co-chairs the firm’s Civil Rights practice group with Debra S. Cohen, who is an adjunct professor at Pace Law School. McLaughlin and Cohen focus their practice on fair housing, land use, open government, police misconduct, employment discrimination, and marriage equality. Jon B. Felice oversees the firm’s residential and commercial transactions department.

Associates Ricardo M. Vera, Noe Solorzano, and Matthew J. Correia are each actively engaged in the firm’s commercial and residential real estate practice, concentrating on litigation and transactional matters.

Newman Ferrara maintains a diverse New York practice with attorneys specializing in complex commercial and multi-party litigation with an emphasis on securities and shareholder litigation, consumer protection, civil rights, and real estate. For more information, please visit the firm website at www.nfllp.com.