Five attorneys from Morris County law firm Einhorn Harris have been selected for the 2017 Best Lawyers in America.©
Online, August 15, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Five attorneys from Morris County law firm Einhorn Harris have been selected for the 2017 Best Lawyers in America.©
"We are proud of our attorneys, not only for the recognition from The Best Lawyers in America© 2017, but for the hard work they do every day, going above and beyond for every client," says Patricia M. Barbarito, Managing Partner at Einhorn Harris.
Barbarito was selected for the twelfth consecutive year for inclusion in 2017 Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law. Barbarito started her law career at Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost 35 years ago. A highly regarded trial lawyer known for her integrity and commitment to excellence, Barbarito has a formidable reputation in every courtroom in New Jersey. Her dedication and compassion sets her apart and makes her one of the most sought after family law attorneys in the state. In 2004, Ms. Barbarito received the Saul A. Tischler Award from the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section for "lifetime contribution to the advancement of family law in New Jersey," and in 2016 Barbarito was named one of the top 50 Women in Business by NJBIZ.
Bonnie C. Frost was selected for inclusion in 2017 Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Family Law and Family Law Mediation. Additionally, she was selected to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© "Lawyer of the Year" list in the field of Family Law Mediation for Newark. Since joining the firm in 1985, Frost has practiced in the field of matrimonial law and domestic relations, handling various cases such as divorce, custody, domestic violence, paternity, and adoption, and has had over 30 published opinions in the area of family law. She is approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey to mediate family law matters and handles both court appointed and private mediation. Certified by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers to arbitrate family law matters, she works on family law arbitrations, including appellate arbitrations. Frost was the 2012 Recipient of the Saul Tischler Award by the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section and most recently was selected as a finalist for the New Jersey Law Journal 2016 Attorney of the Year Award.
For the second consecutive year Gary R. Botwinick was also selected for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Trusts and Estates. Gary Botwinick chairs Einhorn Harris's Taxation/Trusts & Estates Department. He joined the firm in 1998, becoming Partner in 2001. His career began in the IRS Manhattan District Counsel Office, where he tried civil cases before the U.S. Tax Court. Botwinick advises families and high net worth individuals in connection with estate planning, represents fiduciaries in all aspects of estate and trust administration and represents beneficiaries in contested estate/trust matters. In 2006, Mr. Botwinick was named to the prestigious "40 Under 40" issue of the New Jersey Law Journal, a publication profiling attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice.
Mark Wechsler was selected for the second consecutive year for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Family Law. Wechsler joined Einhorn Harris in 1997 and is a partner in the Matrimonial Department. He practices all aspects of matrimonial and family law. Wechsler has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a matrimonial trial lawyer and has completed the prestigious Arbitration Training Institute course offered by The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Wechsler has dedicated himself to the development of strong client-attorney relationships and is well known for his creativity in finding resolutions in family law disputes in cases. Wechsler has served as lead counsel in trials involving child custody disputes; high net worth equitable distribution cases inclusive of valuation disputes involving complex businesses and professional practices; extreme income alimony and child support cases; and domestic violence matters. Mr. Wechsler has appeared in the family law courts of all 21 New Jersey counties.
Jason R. Rittie was selected for the second consecutive year for inclusion in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, and Land Use and Zoning Law. Rittie, a Partner with the Firm, concentrates his practice in complex real estate transactions, particularly in acquisitions, leasing and sale of commercial and residential properties; and represents borrowers, private lenders and banks in commercial and residential finance and mortgage transactions. He also represents property owners and developers in all aspects of land use and zoning, appearing before planning and zoning boards throughout Northern New Jersey for site plans, subdivisions and variances for commercial and residential properties.
ABOUT EINHORN HARRIS
Established in 1961, Einhorn Harris, based in Denville, New Jersey, is a comprehensive, full-service law firm devoted to serving a broad range of legal needs. In its more than 50 years in business, Einhorn Harris and its attorneys have earned a reputation for dedication to the community. The firm specializes in many areas of practice including Family, Criminal and Tax Law; Accidents/Personal Injury; Commercial Litigation.
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