18 Porzio Attorneys Named to 2024 New Jersey Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Lists


Porzio, Bromberg & Newman is pleased to announce that 12 of the firm’s New Jersey-based attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 New Jersey Super Lawyers® list and 6 were named to the 2024 New Jersey Rising Stars® list. In addition, Crystal West Edwards has been included in the Top 50: 2024 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers list.

The Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the full methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

New Jersey Super Lawyers

  • Diane Fleming Averell – Principal
  • Timothy L. Barnes – Of Counsel
  • Roy Alan Cohen – Of Counsel
  • Crystal West Edwards – Principal
  • Vito A. Gagliardi, Jr. – Managing Principal
  • William A. Krais – Principal
  • John S. Mairo – Principal
  • Warren J. Martin, Jr. – Principal
  • Michael L. Rich – Principal
  • Charles J. Stoia – Principal
  • Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss – Principal
  • Kerri A. Wright – Principal

New Jersey Rising Stars

  • Kelly D. Curtin – Principal
  • Brian Giardina – Associate
  • Jennifer A. Kelliher – Associate
  • Weston J. Kulick – Associate
  • Benjamin L. Lindeman – Associate
  • Raquel R. Rivera – Counsel

Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor, and no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers for the Rising Stars 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.