Of particular note is Gina's extensive experience in representing and defending clients in high-profile cases and complex, cutting-edge legal matters in Federal and State court. Many of these cases have received extensive media coverage and have resulted in the granting of new trials, the reversal of convictions, and the publishing of legal opinions in several different areas of the law. She has tried and successfully defended clients facing such charges as Patriot Act terrorist offenses, first degree carjacking, rape, and attempted murder charges. Gina has also represented clients in appellate matters and has won appeals on behalf of criminal defendants and police officers in reported opinions.
Gina is also a television commentator and has appeared on all major news networks to discuss cases pending in the media. She is a lecturer and seminar panelist and also serves on many civic leadership groups and boards of trustees. She has received the highest "AV" peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is well-respected by her peers. She is a passionate advocate for her clients and devotes herself to their causes and cases with dedication and compassion.
Our firm has specialized experience in:
Administrative and Disciplinary Appeals;
Labor and Employment Representation;
and Wrongful Termination
THE FOLLOWING IS A LIST OF REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS AND CASES HANDLED OVER THE YEARS:
Sharon Whitmore - Dover Police Sergeant $750,000 NJLAD settlement (Whitmore v. Dover, et al.)
City of Clifton - Labor Counsel
PBA Plan Attorney
Chief Karl Peter Demnitz - Morristown Police
Chief Robert Verry - South Bound Brook Police
PBA Local 298 - Morris County Corrections
Officer James Marshall "Brothel Cop" Prosecution (State v. Marshall)
David Banach - Patriot Act Laser Pen Prosecution (USA v. David Banach)
Victor Botnick - Mayor Koch's Chief of Staff Prosecution (USA v. Victor Botnick)
Ronald Flammer v. Morris County Jail
State v. Dr. Benjamin Levine (Middlesex County Trial, acquittal all counts)
Kevin Pisano - Parsippany-Troy Hills Sergeant $3.5 million dollar verdict/$1.1 settlement on appeal (Pisano v. Parsippany-Troy Hills, et al.)
William Celester - Newark Police Director Prosecution (USA v. Celester)
Laidlaw Transit, Inc.
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