April 2012 Archives

Raymond A. Gill Jr.'s Tips on Connecting With Juries

Raymond A. Gill Jr., founder of Gill & Chamas personal injury firm in Woodbridge, is known for his impassioned connections with jurors. In the latest issue of New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars, we asked him how he does it.

Michael A. Gill: Lessons From the Ring

Family law attorney Michael A. Gill, with Goldenberg Mackler Sayegh Mintz Pfeffer Bonchi & Gill, spoke with us earlier this year in New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars about his boxing days as a teenager, and the life lessons he learned in the ring.

Michelle Hartmann on the Natural Strengths of the Working Mother

15826.jpgLast year in Texas Rising Stars we had occasion to ask Michelle Hartmann, a partner in the  commercial litigation group at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, about the best advice she ever received. What she told us speaks to her role as both a lawyer and working mother, and how the two identities complement each other.

Judging Her Judicial Career: What Jean Dubofsky learned on the Colorado Supreme Court

Earlier this year we spoke with Jean Dubofsky, of Boulder, Colo., who, in 1979, became the first female justice on the Colorado Supreme Court. She returned to private practice in 1988, and is now in the midst of winding down her storied career.

Big Cases, Boutique Firm: Denver's Reilly Pozner

What kinds of cases does Denver-based firm Reilly Pozner handle? In our cover story, "The Life of Reilly," on firm co-founder Daniel M. Reilly, in the lastest issue of Colorado Super Lawyers magazine, we touch on the subject briefly:

Domenick Carmagnola's Secret Weapon: Diplomacy

Employment lawyer Domenick Carmagnola, with Carmagnola & Ritardi, explains in the latest issue of New Jersey Super Lawyers & Rising Stars how he handled a delicate matter: cross-examining a rabbi about whether Carmagnola's client was justified in firing an employee for taking an extra day off for Rosh Hashanah.

John Garvish's Lesson from Law School: It's Not About Who Talks Most

Garvish.jpegIn the most recent issue of Texas Rising Stars, which is available now online and in digital form, we asked John Garvish of McKool Smith in Austin one simple question: "What was your most memorable experience from law school?" What he told us was illuminating, not only about classroom life, but life life.

Atticus Who? How Jim Bouton Inspired Jeffrey Lichtman

jeffrey-lichtman.jpgSince the Major League Baseball season starts for most teams this week, we thought it would be the perfect time to chat with Jeffrey Lichtman, a New York criminal defense attorney whose clients have included John A. Gotti and AIG executives named in the New York Attorney General's probe of the insurance industry.

Talkin' Baseball (and Koufax and Greenberg) with Jeffrey Lichtman

jeffrey-lichtman.jpgSince the Major League Baseball season starts for most teams this week, we thought it would be the perfect time to chat with Jeffrey Lichtman, a New York criminal defense attorney whose clients have included John A. Gotti and AIG executives named in the New York Attorney General's probe of the insurance industry.