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Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

Litigation

6 ranked lawyersBand 2New JerseyUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

An esteemed team of trial and appellate litigators, frequently chosen for its wide experience in securities, contract and construction disputes. Strength in the complex civil litigation space is supplemented by deep capabilities in white-collar criminal defense and government investigations, with an impressive roster of lawyers with state and federal government experience.

Work highlights

Continued to represent PwC in a class action concerning allegations of securities law and RICO violations.

Defended Jeff Goldman against criminal and civil securities fraud charges, relating to a scheme that allegedly defrauded hundreds of investors worldwide.

Notable practitioners

Ross Pearlson handles a wide range of litigation, including contract disputes, securities litigation and class actions. Sources highlight his prior experience as a federal prosecutor as a particular strength.

Adam Derman maintains a broad litigation practice which encompasses breach of contract cases, trade secret litigation and real estate disputes. He also serves as cochair of the firm's litigation group.

Danielle Corcione is noted for her growing practice representing clients in trials and government investigations, as well as conducting internal investigations. She offers notable expertise in matters concerning healthcare fraud.
"She is a former prosecutor and is equally adept at defense due to her background in healthcare fraud. She is very smart and a very good lawyer."

Jeffrey Chiesa focuses on the representation of corporations and institutions facing federal investigations. Clients may benefit from his prior experience as US Senator for New Jersey.

Lee Vartan has a wealth of experience defending clients at trial and is also adept at handling investigations by the DOJ, SEC and FTC. His experience includes acting for clients facing allegations of healthcare fraud and FCA violations.
"Lee is amazing."

Matthew Beck has notable expertise in cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct taking place in various institutions, such as universities and prisons. He also advises on cases concerning fraud and corruption charges.
"He is an excellent lawyer who is very skilled at all levels."

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New Jersey

Litigation: General Commercial


A. Ross Pearlson
Band 3
Adam Derman
Band 3

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


Danielle M. Corcione
Band 3
Jeffrey Chiesa
Band 2
Lee Vartan
Band 2
Matthew E. Beck
Band 2