Twelve Lum, Drasco & Positan LLC Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 Edition and One Attorney Named “Lawyer of the Year”
Dennis J. Drasco
Wayne J. Positan
Paul Alain Sandars III
Bernadette Hamilton Condon
Hon. Richard C. Camp
Cynthia A. Matheke
Roseland, NJ (August 18, 2022) – Twelve attorneys at Lum, Drasco & Positan LLC have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2023 and one lawyer is “Lawyer of the Year” recipient. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 108,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. (No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey)
Lum, Drasco & Positan LLC – 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” Recipient
Bernadette Hamilton Condon – Litigation – Construction
Lum, Drasco & Positan LLC – The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 Edition
Dennis J. Drasco (2001), was named in the fields of Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Insurance, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates.
Wayne J. Positan (1993), was named in the fields of Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment. Wayne Positan has over forty years of experience representing
management and defendants in labor and employment matters, including discrimination, whistleblower, and non-compete litigation, as well as traditional labor practice in the private and public sectors.
Paul A. Sandars III (2005), who was named in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, is a member of the firm. He concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation as well as construction law and litigation. He is a frequent lecturer on
construction law issues, and has been certified as an American Arbitration Association Construction Arbitrator.
Kevin J. O’Connor (2015), who was named in the field of Commercial Litigation, concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation with a focus on commercial litigation, insurance law, eminent domain, land use law, and life, health and disability insurance law.
Gina M. Sorge (2019), who was named in the field of Family Law, has been certified as a
Matrimonial Law Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court since 2013. She presently serves as a Bergen, Essex and Morris County Family Court appointed Early Settlement Panelist.
Bernadette Hamilton Condon (2015), who was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Litigation – Construction and further named as a Best Lawyer in the fields of Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, is a member of the firm’s litigation department. She concentrates her
practice in commercial and business litigation. Bernadette handles a wide variety of contract, construction and shareholder disputes. She also has extensive experience representing condominium and homeowners’ associations in transition litigation and general governance matters.
Daniel M. Santarsiero (2016), who was named in the fields of Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, represents management and individuals in defense litigation and counseling in connection with various labor and employment matters including discrimination claims, harassment claims, whistleblower, public policy claims as well as wage and hour claims and collective bargaining. Daniel also provides counseling in connection with various
employment disputes including employee grievances other workplace issue in both the private and public sector.
Jack P. Baron (2021), who was named in the field of Corporate Law, is a member of the firm, concentrating his practice in commercial transactions, including acquisitions, sales and reorganizations of businesses; commercial real estate matters, and asset based financing. In addition to counseling clients in business matters, Jack has an in depth knowledge of estate and trust law, and assists his clients in estate and succession planning.
Scott E. Reiser (2015), who was named in the field of Commercial Litigation, litigates a broad array of commercial disputes, business ownership matters, various commercial cases, and estate and trust matters.
Richard C. Camp (2019), who was named in the fields of Family Law Arbitration, Family Law Mediation, Mediation, is a retired Superior Court judge. He handles both family and civil cases and serves as a Discovery Master in complex matters.
Elizabeth Moon (2016), who was named in the field of Employment Law – Management, represents employers and individuals in litigation against claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, breach of contract, defamation, and other employment-related claims in cases alleging violations of federal laws including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act as well as violations of state laws including the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and the New Jersey Family Leave Act. Ms. Moon also defends governmental entities and their employees against claims arising under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, the New Jersey Civil Rights Act, and 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
Cynthia A. Matheke (2003), who was named in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, is concentrating on both office and hospital based cases of negligence and malpractice, including ancillary departments of pathology, nursing, pharmacy, and radiological imaging. She has expanded her practice to include cases of nursing home neglect.