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Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

2 National Rankings & 27 Metro Rankings  |  Client Confirmed  |  Website

Client Comments

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Banking and Finance Law

The lawyers at Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi continue to prove that their expertise is second to none. The attorneys show professionalism, knowledge, and understanding and continually go the extra mile for their clients.

Health Care Law

Nicole DiMaria is who I consulted with for my physical therapy practice, having come highly recommended by professional aquaintence of mine. She was very smart, knowledgeable, and thorough. All emails and phone calls were returned in a timely manner. I have already referred a colleague to her. I definitely will be contacting her again if the need arises.

Ann Weissman, PT, DPT Anatomical Renewal, LLC

Trusts & Estates Law

I've used CSG for multiple legal items. I am always impressed with their responsiveness and quality of work. They are my go-to law firm and I refer them to friends colleagues, and clients with confidence and ease.

Aaron Spool Eventus Advisory Group

Banking and Finance Law

Rosh Jaffe and his team are very knowledgeable, efficient and cost effective. Rosh Jaffe is also very business oriented while still providing excellent counsel to the Bank to protect the bank, identify and assess risk and risk management.

William Avery Wells Fargo

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I have worked with Scott Zuber and the Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi bankruptcy team for nearly 20 years. Scott and his team are extremely responsive, have taken the time to understand our business, and have provided excellent advice over the years. This type of relationship brings a lot of value to our company. We know that we can reach out to Scott and his team at any time and get top notch legal advice. I highly recommend Scott Zuber and Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi.

Health Care Law

I have worked with Nicole DiMaria for years. She is a brilliant, efficient lawyer who gets to the heart of a matter and address issues with surgical precision. Although we have always been on the opposite side of transactions, I have found her to be collaborative when appropriate and tough when necessary but unfailingly civil and professional. She is able to be adversarial without being nasty, balancing zealous advocacy for her clients with a professional and collegial demeanor with attorneys. I have and will continue to refer others to her for advice and representation.

Geoffrey Gibson Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

Real Estate Law

Joseph Zawila, Esq. is an extremely thorough and cost effective advocate in the real estate finance area.

Douglas Cohen The S. Hekemian Group

Trusts & Estates Law

My Experience is mainly with Michelle Bergeron Spell. She is terrific: 1. Knows her areas of expertise extremely well i.e. brings in both the income tax as well as the estate tax aspects of a client's situation. 2. Is always pleasant to deal with making clients feel very much at home. 3. Goes out of her way to be extra helpful whenever possible. 4. Demonstrates a great deal of care and concern when sensitive matters arise. 5. Makes me feel confident that clients are receiving the very best balanced advise. 6. She is definitely one of the best estate planning attorneys I have dealt with over many decades and having been fortunate to deal with numerous excellent attorneys. The best!

John Williams Capital Formation Group, Inc.

Banking and Finance Law

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is highly proficient and responsive with a considerable depth of resources.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

CSG provided exceptional guidance and expertise regarding best-case and worst-case scenarios during a contentious situation with an uncooperative borrower. The litigation attorney and the corporate finance attorney with whom I worked provided exceptional feedback on numerous legal strategies that helped to drive the bank's exit strategy. Overall, my experience with CSG was very positive and I look forward to working with them again in the future.

Michael Lockery Santander Bank, N.A.

Corporate Law

Ed Stevenson is a highly trained and versatile advisor. Very much plays by the book.

Jon Gordon Palcap Advisors, LLC

Litigation - Construction

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is my go-to firm for all issues in surety. The attorneys are very knowledgeable.

Employment Law - Management

I worked on the opposite side of negotiation with Margaret Wood. She is a smart and zealous advocate who can disagree without being disagreeable. She did not waste time on nonsense and was collegial while never failing to represent and fight for what was best for her client. As a professional I found her demeanor and civility exceptional. Her knowledge and professionalism is without peer but consistent with the attorneys with whom I have dealt from her firm. I would not hesitate to refer a friend or colleague to her.

Geoffrey Gibson Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

Litigation - Intellectual Property

The firm is amazing. Professional, knowledgeable and caring. They helped resolved a complex and messy situation with the greatest of ease.

Missi Callazzo Megaforce Records

Real Estate Law

CSG has been a transformational partner for our firm. They have been with us since day one. They have exceeded expectations at every step, growing their practice alongside ours to enable us to reach our full potential. Their breadth of expertise has allowed us to keep our work in-house with them as we have expanded both horizontally and vertically and required support in multiple different practice areas. Additionally, CSG is constantly brainstorming with us how they can add more value and thinking through different ways we can grow our business either through additional relationships or strategic positioning. This level of proactive interaction has been very beneficial for our growth. We are always treated as family and have developed deep relationships with many members of the firm. Due to the nature of our work, our needs are significant and often sudden and there has never been a time that CSG hasn’t been there to answer the call. I wholeheartedly recommend CSG for this tremendous honor.

Ian Bel Olive Tree Holdings

Trusts & Estates Law

The depth of knowledge and high level of attentiveness and support to our clients provided by CSG, in particular Steven Loeb, truly sets them apart. Our team views our relationship with CSG as an integral partnership for our business.

Paul Vigue Morgan Stanley

Corporate Law

Ed Stevenson is one of the most balanced and competent lawyers I have ever worked with

Michael Dublilier Dubilier & Company

Litigation - Construction

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is an excellent firm with concentrations in so many areas that I would consider them full service. Their responsiveness is outstanding and so is their breath of experience.

Commercial Litigation

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi Co-Chair Matt Beck, along with his partners and former colleagues at the U.S. Attorney's Office, Lee Vartan, Shirley Emehelu, and Danielle Corcione constitute an all-star case of experienced trial attorneys for complex litigation matters as well as any white-collar criminal defense.

Trusts & Estates Law

Steve Loeb, Heidi Hanson & JP Dziuba are wonderful to work with. The team really is the definition of professionalism. They are the best attorneys in the Tri-State area.

Kenneth Bagner SobelCo

Corporate Law

CSG has deep and broad legal expertise, good business acumen with a strong focus on client service/engagement.

Jay Klatsky Santander Bank

Corporate Law

Rhonda Carniol of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi is an exceptionally experienced, capable, smart, and sophisticated lawyer. Her guidance is always timely and pragmatic, and she has a remarkable ability to easily grasp and resolve complex issues. She is one of the best lawyers we have engaged for our licensing and other contractual work. She is more experienced and knowledgeable than many big firm lawyers, but her fees are reasonable.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi are excellent intellectual property lawyers who are knowledgeable, responsive, and attuned to their clients' needs with a fee structure that is hard to beat in the tri-state area. In particular, Jeffrey Weinick is an experienced intellectual property counsel who understands the needs of an in-house legal department and manages a team of effective, efficient patent lawyers.

Real Estate Law

We have used CSG as our "go to" firm since the inception of our firm over 16 years ago. They have the unique combination of legal expertise and understanding of the deal making process which has enabled our firm to grow and prosper. They have a staff of expert attorneys across the spectrum of disciplines that allow us to cover the most complex transaction in a single house.

Joseph Romano Accordia Realty Ventures LLC

Health Care Law

It's a real and continuous pleasure to work with this firm. Their lawyers are extremely knowledgeable and a delight to work with. They have delivered exceptional services for our corporation.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

The Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi attorney who assisted me was Lee Vartan. Lee is incredibly sharp, responsive, and knowledgeable. He proactively reached out on any occasion he had not heard from me in order to keep an eye on matters. He is an excellent listener, experienced, and rock-solid. He made me feel confident about my matter throughout; he had my back.

Commercial Litigation

CSG is extremely responsive and effective in ways not achieved by many law firms. Their litigators know the landscape and how to capably represent a client in all aspects of a matter.

David Slezak Affordable Care, Inc.

Environmental Law

Robert Crespi, Esq. provides exceptional environmental counsel on all regulatory matters.

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