Best Lawyers® Recognizes 13 of Hoagland Longo’s Attorneys in 22 Practice Areas; Five Partners Selected for “Lawyer of the Year”

The Best Lawyers in America

Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas is proud to announce the selection of 13 attorneys in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 which was released this August.  In addition, five of the firm's partners have been selected as a 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" in their respective areas of practice.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review through a sophisticated and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services.  The following 13 attorneys were recognized as leading lawyers by their colleagues within the same geographical location and legal practice area:

Michael J. Baker:   Health Care Law; Real Estate Law; Government Relations Practice; Land Use and Zoning Law;  Litigation – Real Estate

Andrew J. Carlowicz, Jr.:   Construction Law;  Litigation – Construction

Alan I. Dunst:   Arbitration

Mark B. Epstein:   Mediation

Marc S. Gaffrey:   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Gary J. Hoagland:   Tax Law

Thaddeus J. Hubert III:   Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Robert G. Kenny:   Construction Law;  Municipal Law;  Litigation – Construction;  Litigation – Municipal

Thomas B. Leyhane:   Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Jessica N. Mazur:   Family Law Arbitration

James B. Moran:   Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Lawrence P. Powers:   Construction Law;  Litigation - Construction      

John C. Simons:   Insurance Law


"Lawyer of the Year" recognitions are also awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific Practice Area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.  The following five attorneys have been listed as such:

Michael J Baker:   Land Use and Zoning Law – Woodbridge, NJ

Andrew J. Carlowicz, Jr.:   Litigation – Construction – Woodbridge, NJ

Marc S. Gaffrey:   Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs – Woodbridge, NJ

Gary J. Hoagland:   Tax Law – Woodbridge, NJ

Lawrence P. Powers:   Construction Law – Woodbridge, NJ


About Best Lawyers®

The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 is a trademark of Woodward/White, Inc.  The selection of lawyers for inclusion is based on a comprehensive annual peer-review survey in which leading attorneys cast their votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.  Best Lawyers peer-reviewed listings are now published in almost 70 countries around the world, and their presence has grown substantially in the international legal community. The 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2017) includes 54,905 attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 7.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.  The complete methodology is available here.  No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

About Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas

Established in 1977 and headquartered in New Brunswick, NJ, Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas is a full service law firm made up of over 80 attorneys.  The firm is approved counsel for many major insurance carriers and focuses on complex civil litigation which includes: Complex Personal Injury, Construction Litigation, Professional Liability, Product Liability, Environmental & Toxic Tort, Trucking & Transportation, Automobile Liability, Civil Rights, Title 59 and Employment Law.  Hoagland Longo also provides legal representation in the areas of Health Care, Criminal Law, Commercial Litigation, Land Use & Development, Municipal Law, Real Estate, Transactional/Business, Transportation, Wills, Trust & Estates, Family Law and Workers’ Compensation.  The firm has a presence state-wide with additional offices in Hammonton and Wall, as well as offices in New York and Pennsylvania.  The firm’s solid reputation and demonstrated success is due in part to their team of high caliber attorneys with a culture of cultivating professional excellence for over four decades.