Marshall Dennehey Attorneys Named to New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Marshall Dennehey, LLP is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been named to the 2022 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers. In addition, three attorneys from the firm have been named Rising Stars. Leonard C. Leicht and David Blackwell have also been named to the 2021 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers. In addition, Chris Petro has been named to the Best Lawyers in America(r) list in the category of workers’ compensation law.

Seven attorneys from Marshall Dennehey’s Mount Laurel and Roseland offices were selected to the 2022 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers

The list recognizes the best lawyers in the state, including the most promising young attorneys. The Super Lawyers publication honors outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas. Marshall Dennehey attorneys were recognized in several practice areas, including litigation, education, gaming, municipal law, and tax education. The award includes biographical information, peer evaluation, and contact information.

Thomas N. Placona, Associate – Bankruptcy, a member of the firm’s Mount Laurel and Roseland offices, was named a 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyer. He graduated from New York Law School in 1992. He practices bankruptcy law and is certified in that practice area.

In addition to his many legal achievements, seven attorneys from Marshall Dennehey’s Rosel and Mount Laurel offices were selected for the 2022 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers. Each was named one of the five most highly regarded attorneys in the state. Each was chosen by their peers and ranked based on their outstanding legal achievements.

Leonard C. Leicht was selected to the 2021 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers

For nearly two decades, Leonard C. Leicht has been a leading New Jersey attorney, concentrating his practice on defending clients in a significant commercial motor vehicle, employment, civil rights, and professional liability cases. As a Certified Civil Trial Attorney (CCTA), he has been selected to practice before the state’s highest courts. His extensive litigation experience also includes significant experience as a mediator and arbitrator.

David Blackwell was selected to the 2021 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers

Attorney David Blackwell has been named to the 2021 edition of the New Jersey Super Lawyers list. This list is compiled by Thomson Reuters to identify attorneys who have received high peer recognition in their field. No more than five percent of lawyers are named on this list each year. To learn more about the selection process and whether an attorney is eligible for inclusion, visit the Super Lawyers website. Mr. Blackwell has been named a member of the New Jersey Defense Association.

His practice focuses on civil litigation and professional liability defense. He has represented professionals for over 20 years. He specializes in employment litigation, representing employers in virtually any type of employment-related lawsuit. He also has extensive experience handling commercial and insurance coverage disputes, insurance coverage issues, and general liability matters. In addition to his litigation practice, David also handles cases involving the defense of professional malpractice claims and professional negligence suits.

Chris Petro named to Best Lawyers in America(r) list for workers’ compensation law

Mr. Petro has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers (r) lists for workers’ compensation law for 17 consecutive years. He has held a Preeminent (“A/V”) rating from Martindale-Hubbell for twenty-one years and has a Superb rating from AVVO. In addition to receiving recognition from these organizations, Mr. Petro has been recognized with numerous other honors including being named to the Best Lawyers in America list.

The Best Lawyers list is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. It has become a barometer for legal excellence. The Best Lawyers list is based on peer and client evaluations. Chris Petro was named to the Best Lawyers in America(r) list for workers’ compensation law for the third consecutive year. The Best Lawyers list is a distinguished honor, and he has won numerous awards for his clients.

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