DeCotiis Attorneys Named Bergen County Top Lawyers, New JerseySuper Lawyers

| Mar 24, 2017 | Firm News |

March 24, 2017 – Teaneck, NJ – (201) Magazine, a publication of the Bergen Record, recently named six attorneys from prominent state wide law firm DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, as Bergen County Top Lawyers.

Super Lawyers, and independent rating service of the legal industry, likewise named eight DeCotiis attorneys as top New Jersey lawyers in 2017. DeCotiis is one of the largest firms in the state, and boasts many award-winning attorneys and firm accolades, including being once again named a Martindale-Hubbell top law firm in 2016, a repeat occurrence in DeCotiis’ 30-year history.

The magazine named the following DeCotiis attorneys as Top Lawyers for their high standing in the Bergan County legal industry: partner and management committee member William Harla, co-managing partner Joseph DeCotiis, partner Alice Bergen, partner Frank Borin, partner Michael Profita, and partner Amy Shotmeyer. Their collective practice areas include government and regulatory affairs, litigation, insurance defense, environmental law, public utilities, and development and redevelopment.

Super Lawyers uses an involved process of peer nominations and evaluations combined with independent research to annually name the top legal practitioners in each state, as well as “Rising Stars”. In 2017, Super Lawyers included acclaimed DeCotiis attorneys partner Ben Clarke, partner Rich Reagan, and partner Jeff Smith. Rising Stars from DeCotiis included partner Michael Ash, partner Alice Bergen, associate Paul Miller, partner Arlene Perez, and associate Randy Watts. Each Super Lawyers nominee is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, in order to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of top attorneys to be used as a resource for consumers and within the legal industry.

To assemble their list of top lawyers in Bergen County, (201) Magazine contracted Professional Research Services to survey attorneys from all over the county on which of their peers they would recommend for various specialties, including but not limited to Matrimonial & Family Law, Business Law, Environmental Law, Trusts and Estates, and Personal Injury. The complete list of honorees will be published in the June issue of (201) Magazine.

To learn more about the firm’s roster of accomplished attorneys, please contact Joseph M. DeCotiis, Managing Partner, at (201) 907-5203, or visit