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Special Master Report on Opinion 39 Is Welcome Addition

Retired New Jersey Appellate Division JudgeRobert Fall has released his long-awaited reporton Opinion 39, the 2006 ruling by the Committee on Attorney Advertising thatprohibited attorney participation in listings such as Super Lawyers. Judge Fall's report, produced at the requestof the New Jersey Supreme Court and fifteen months in the making, contains muchthat was worth waiting for:

NYU Professor Stephen Gillers on Use of Super Lawyers Designation

At our request, Stephen Gillers, professor at the New York University School of Law, and a nationally-renowned expert in the regulation of lawyers and professional responsibility, provided his opinion on use of the Super Lawyers designation by attorneys licensed in New York. In part, his opinion reads: