Law Journal Hosts Managing Partners’ Breakfast


On Feb. 4, the New Jersey Law Journal held its second annual breakfast for managing partners of large New Jersey law firms at Investors Bank in Short Hills. Editor in Chief Ronald Fleury (not pictured) previewed the results of the Law Journal‘s 2014 benchmark survey on N.J. law firm economics. Seated, from front left: Peter Pearlman of Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf; Mitchell Rait of Budd Larner; Philip Sellinger of Greenberg Traurig; Suzanne Midlige of Coughlin Duffy; Barry Mandelbaum of Mandelbaum Salsburg Gold Lazris & Discenza; Steven Holt, also of Mandelbaum Salsburg; Paul Kalamaras, executive vice president and director of retail banking, Investors Bank (standing); Domenick Cama, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer, Investors Bank; John Celmer, vice president of professional services, Investors Bank; John Nietzel, senior vice president, Investors Bank (standing); Brian Kronick of Genova Burns Giantomasi & Webster; William Maderer of Saiber; Joseph DePalma of Lite DePalma Greenberg; Walter Greenhalgh of Duane Morris; Glenn Clark of Riker Danzig; and Kerry Jean Moore of Greenberg Traurig.

N.J. Chamber of Commerce Honors Zangari


Ted Zangari received the 2013 New Jersey Chamber of Commerce’s Business Advocate of the Year Award at a reception held Oct. 9 at the Wyndham Hotel in Mount Laurel. Zangari, who chairs the Public Policy and Governmental Affairs and Redevelopment Law Practice Groups at Sills Cummis & Gross in Newark, founded in 2007 Smart Growth Economic Development, which under his direction on legislative advocacy was instrumental in the crafting and enactment of nearly a dozen bills, among them the Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, signed into law on Sept. 18.

Budd Larner Attorney Donates Baseball Cards to Children’s Hospital


From left: Philip Salerno III, foundation president and chief development officer, and Budd Larner’s Tremain Stanley, Karolina Dehnhard and Chronakis.

Philip Chronakis, a partner at Budd Larner in Short Hills, donated more than 20,000 baseball cards to Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation in Mountainside to give enjoyment to children undergoing pediatric rehabilitation services.