C. John DeSimone III

Emmanuel Argentieri

Raymond Lyons

Peter Gallagher

Christine Bradshaw

Tara Ann St. Angelo

Andrew Jacobs

Elizabeth Garcia

Partners

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman in Morristown promotes counsel C. John DeSimone III, who handles real estate litigation and business litigation … Emmanuel Argentieri, previously a partner at Parker McCay in Mount Laurel, joins Romano & Garubo in Woodbury, which becomes Romano Garubo & Argentieri.

Counsel

Fox Rothschild in Princeton welcomes Raymond Lyons, a retired U.S. bankruptcy judge who will concentrate on bankruptcy mediation and alternative dispute resolution … Porzio, Bromberg & Newman in Morristown promotes associates Peter Gallagher, who focuses on general commercial litigation, and Christine Bradshaw, a member of the Life Sciences Compliance, Commercialization and Regulatory Counseling Department.

Associate

Gebhardt & Kiefer in Clinton adds Tara Ann St. Angelo, previously an associate with Gregory & Reed in Parsippany, who joins the Public Entity Department.

New Firm

Andrew Jacobs, formerly a partner with Berman Sauter Record & Jardim in Morristown, opens the Law Offices of Andrew R. Jacobs, with offices at 222 Ridgedale Ave., P.O. Box 533, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927; phone: (973) 292-5482, fax: (973) 349-1282; ajacobs@arjacobslaw.com.

Noteworthy

Elizabeth Garcia, a partner at Parker McCay in Mount Laurel, is appointed chairwoman of the firm's labor and employment practice group.