Awards Received by Firm
Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business: The most recent edition features ten Gibbons practice areas and 23 individual Gibbons attorneys in its rankings.
New Jersey Law Journal "Distinguished Leaders": Chairman and Managing Director Patrick C. Dunican Jr. selected in 2017 for this statewide recognition.
New Jersey Law Journal Lifetime Achievement Awards: Statewide lifetime honor so far earned by Gibbons attorneys Christine A. Amalfe, Thomas J. Cafferty, Michael R. Griffinger, Lawrence S. Lustberg, and James R. Zazzali.
Law360 “Most Innovative Managing Partners”: Chairman and Managing Director Patrick Dunican featured in series focusing on firm leaders' “fresh approaches, tough decision-making, and willingness to take risks."
Benchmark Litigation "Highly Recommended" Firms: The 2020 edition highlights Gibbons as one of only seven New Jersey law firms to earn the publication’s top honor, and also individually recognizes nine Gibbons attorneys.
NJBIZ "Power 100" List: Chairman and Managing Director Patrick Dunican one of the very few people featured every year on this annual list of the most influential people in New Jersey business.
NJBIZ "Law Power 50" List: Patrick Dunican, Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons, and William J. Palatucci, Special Counsel, are featured on this list of the most influential attorneys in New Jersey.
ROI-NJ "Influencers": Patrick Dunican is regularly featured on this statewide list of NJ's most influential leaders; Government & Regulatory Affairs Director Christine Stearns is regularly named on the healthcare list.
NJBIZ “Icon Award”: Gibbons attorneys Thomas J. Cafferty, Michael R. Griffinger, and James R. Zazzali have been honored in this annual feature celebrating distinguished and accomplished senior New Jersey business leaders.
NJBIZ Reader Rankings: Named "Best Law Firm" and a "Top 3 Lobbying Firm" for both years the feature has been published.
New Jersey Law Journal Litigation Departments of the Year: Statewide 1st place ranking four times - overall "general litigation" honors and class action, product liability & commercial litigation categories.
DOW JONES Private Equity Analyst “Most Active Law Firms”: For six straight years, ranked among the country’s most active law firms in the
private equity arena.
Law360 “Regional Powerhouses”: Named a “New Jersey Powerhouse” law firm four times in recent years, based on high-profile public and private sector corporate and
real estate transactions and litigations.
Top Lawyer-Lobbying Firm in New Jersey: Ranked the state’s #1
lawyer-lobbying firm for eleven years in a row, according to the New
Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
Great Place to Work® Organization: Certified a "Great Workplace" and one of the country's "Best Medium Workplaces."
NJBIZ Magazine "Best Places to Work in New Jersey": 14 consecutive years on the list.
Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey: "Champion of Good Works" and "Best Practices" Awards.
Intellectual Asset Management "IAM Patent 1000": Firm and several individual attorneys regularly listed among "The World's Leading Patent Practitioners."
Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars: In most recent annual rankings, 80 attorneys listed across three state editions.
Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers "Best Law Firms for Women": Ranked again in 2019, and one of only 17 firms nationwide inducted into "Best Law Firms for Women Hall of Fame" for appearing on the annual list at least ten times.
Profiles in Diversity Journal: Numerous "Innovations in Diversity," "Diversity Leadership," and "Women Worth Watching" Awards.
Women in Law Empowerment Forum Gold Standard Certification: Earned for four consecutive years.
New Jersey Law Journal "New Jersey Lawyer of the Year": Gibbons Director Lawrence S. Lustberg selected in 2013.
New Jersey Business & Industry Association "Outstanding Employer" Award: Statewide honor earned for the Gibbons Leadership Academy, a high-level program to identify and train the firm's next generation of leaders.