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With nearly 200 attorneys, Gibbons is a leading law firm in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Washington, DC, and Florida, ranked among the nation’s top 200 by The American Lawyer. Gibbons has been recognized nationally for its work – for example, as one of only 20 law firms on the National Law Journal’s inaugural “Midsize Hot List” – as well as regionally. The New Jersey Law Journal has awarded Gibbons a “Litigation Practice of the Year” designation four times in recent years, in the class actions, products liability, commercial litigation categories and with the overall “General Litigation Practice of the Year” honor. Law360 has also highlighted the firm’s multidisciplinary litigation strength, and its contributions to several high-profile corporate and real estate transactions in the public and private sectors, in its “Regional Powerhouse” series. Gibbons was also selected as “Best Law Firm” and
a top three lobbying firm in New Jersey in the NJBIZ Reader Ranking
Awards for the past two years. The firm has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at the Great Place to Work® organization.
The firm stands out among competitors by staying true to a
Our business model is focused on offering high quality,
cost-effective legal services, handling major matters for mid-market companies
(with annual revenues of $100 million to $2.5 billion) and mid-market matters
for Fortune 500 companies, notably in the Mid-Atlantic region and expanding
down the East Coast.
headquarters in Newark, New Jersey and seven other thriving offices, Gibbons has
a presence that lends itself to exceptional regional coverage. With
cutting-edge video, audio, and network technology linking all of our offices,
we are able to close major deals and devise litigation strategies for matters
that involve Gibbons attorneys across several firm offices and client
representatives throughout a number of their own locations – as if we were all
in the same room.
Gibbons maintains offices in Newark, Trenton, and Red Bank, New Jersey; New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; and West Palm Beach, Florida.
For more information about Gibbons, please see www.gibbonslaw.com.
Commercial & Criminal Litigation: Handling sophisticated and complex
commercial litigation, including securities class actions, antitrust, RICO
actions, shareholder and partnership disputes, contract disputes, Consumer
Fraud Act claims, Lanham Act, restrictive covenants, business torts (including
fraud and misrepresentation, intentional interference, unfair competition,
trade libel, trade secret theft), bankruptcy litigation, class action defense,
construction litigation, and insurance and reinsurance. Active E-Discovery Task
Force helping companies to prevent document retention and electronic discovery
problems and to solve such problems that do arise. In the criminal defense
arena, investigating and defending against allegations of business, accounting,
securities, bank, insurance, tax, healthcare, and government contract fraud.
Defending clients in many high-profile investigations and prosecutions of
alleged political corruption and business crime, particularly in the
pharmaceutical and communications industries.
Corporate: Advising leading area and global
corporations and other businesses and financial institutions on the full range
of corporate law matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures,
restructurings, joint ventures, licensing, corporate finance, commercial
lending, capital raising, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, tax, and
complex business transactions requiring novel solutions, as well as serving as
outside general counsel.
Employment & Labor Law: Representing employers in federal
and state courts, in litigation involving discrimination, harassment,
retaliation, wage and hour, employment contract, restrictive covenant, wrongful
discharge, employee benefits, and ERISA claims. Providing preventive and
compliance counseling and training with an emphasis on discipline and
discharge, harassment, disability-related leaves and accommodations, workforce
restructurings, restrictive covenants, and executive compensation. Conducting
workplace investigations and audits of employment practices. Addressing the
full range of traditional labor issues.
Environmental: Handling all areas of environmental
law, including providing assistance with a variety of clients’ litigation,
regulatory, permitting, redevelopment, and transactional needs.
Financial Restructuring &
Representing creditors, debtors, and various fiduciaries in all aspects of
complex business insolvency issues and proceedings, including federal
bankruptcy proceedings; state court litigation involving receiverships,
attachments, replevins, and foreclosures; out-of-court workouts and related
debtor and creditor relations counseling to resolve insolvency issues; and
disputes outside of formal proceedings.
Government & Regulatory Affairs: Counseling entities in the public,
private, and nonprofit sectors on state and federal government relations
issues, including legislative lobbying, regulatory counseling, and interaction
with state agencies.
Intellectual Property: Providing a full range of patent,
trademark, copyright, unfair competition, e-commerce, trade secret, and computer
and internet law experience in the areas of litigation, strategic licensing and
transactional work, patent prosecution, trademark and copyright registrations,
corporate due diligence, intellectual property audits, and general intellectual
Products Liability: Representing product manufacturers
in a variety of industries. Defending pharmaceutical and medical/surgical
device manufacturers, as well as diagnostic laboratories, in complex matters
involving issues such as purported adverse effects; design, warnings, and/or
manufacturing defects; and results of laboratory analyses. Defending industrial
equipment, automotive, and consumer product manufacturers in a wide variety of
claims relating to products liability issues.
Real Property: Providing real estate counseling and
litigation services for all types of properties. Extensive real property
practice handling sales, purchases, and development of properties, including
office buildings, industrial and flex buildings, retail centers, apartment
buildings, and hotels.
International Work: Providing full services to
international clients doing business in the U.S., as well as to U.S. clients
operating in international markets. Gibbons is also a member of the Geneva
Group International, a network of independent professional service firms
offering a full range of legal, accounting, and other services worldwide.