As we reflect on the past year, we are filled with gratitude and appreciation for the trust you have placed in Szaferman Lakind. It is our distinct privilege to serve you, and we would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt thanks. 

In 2023, our commitment to excellence and True Counsel continued to guide us, allowing us to achieve several significant milestones. We invite you to delve deeper into these achievements by perusing this newsletter for more details. 

To summarize some highlights: 

• One of our proudest moments this year was witnessing the well-deserved recognition bestowed upon two of our colleagues, Craig J. Hubert and Thomas J. Manzo. Their tireless efforts in preserving the rights of childhood sexual assault victims led to them receiving the Amicus Award, a testament to their dedication and unwavering pursuit of justice.

• Another standout achievement was Brian G. Paul’s sixth NJSBA Amicus Award, a remarkable accomplishment. Brian’s expertise in the legal arena has not only earned him this prestigious award but also led to his appointment as the Co-Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Amicus Committee. We applaud his exceptional contributions to our legal community. 

• Janine G. Bauer’s inclusion in Senator Lorretta Weinberg’s 2023 Women’s Power List speaks volumes about her outstanding achievements and leadership in our profession. Her dedication to excellence has been widely recognized, and we couldn’t be prouder. 

• At Szaferman Lakind, we firmly believe in giving back to our community. This year, we partnered with Arc Mercer to provide opportunities for Americans with disabilities. This collaboration is a testament to our commitment to making a positive impact beyond the courtroom. 

• We were also delighted to welcome veteran attorney Jonathan I. Epstein as a Partner. His wealth of experience and legal acumen further strengthens our team, allowing us to better serve your needs. 

• Furthermore, we are proud to announce that eight of our attorneys have been included in the 2024 Best Lawyers® List, a testament to our team’s expertise and dedication to our clients. 

• Lastly, we are pleased to share that Szaferman Lakind secured recognition on Best Lawyers’ 14th Annual List of Best Law Firms. This acknowledgment reaffirms our commitment to providing the highest level of legal services. 

As we look ahead to the coming year, we remain steadfast in our dedication to serving you with excellence, integrity, and professionalism. We understand the importance of the trust you place in us, and we are committed to continuing to meet and exceed your expectations. 

Once again, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to the opportunities and challenges that the future holds, and we are honored to have you by our side. 

We wish you and your loved ones a joyful and prosperous year ahead.