New Jersey power broker George E. Norcross III and other defendants, including the top attorneys at Parker McCay and Brown & Connery, entered not-guilty pleas Tuesday to criminal charges stemming from the development of Camden waterfront property.

On Tuesday, Norcross, along with his brother, Philip A. Norcross, a managing shareholder and CEO of Parker McCay, William M. Tambussi, a partner with Brown & Connery, and other defendants, appeared before Mercer County Superior Court Judge Peter Warshaw Jr. to answer to racketeering allegations.