Weber Gallagher Attorneys Cited as New Jersey 'Super Lawyers'


Since its founding 17 years ago, Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby LLP has become one of the most respected defense litigation firms in New Jersey. The firm’s attorneys are leaders in their areas of expertise, innovators in their daily practice, and champions of their clients’ interests.


With more than 90 lawyers based in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Delaware, the firm’s broad-based litigation defense practice offers expertise in bad faith, civil rights, commercial law, environmental law, employment practices, insurance coverage, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, medical malpractice, municipal liability, products liability, subrogation, toxic torts, transportation claims and workers’ compensation. The firm also handles corporate and financial matters, including representing clients in business, real estate, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy matters.


Weber Gallagher attorneys are committed to delivering the highest-quality legal services promptly, responsively, efficiently and cost-effectively. Cutting-edge case management and imaging systems and other technology help them get the best results for their clients, whether in court or at settlement. The firm has earned the prestigious AV Martindale-Hubbell® rating.
Highly sought-after writers and speakers, Weber Gallagher attorneys continue to garner widespread recognition. Three of the firm’s attorneys are listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers®.

Jeffrey D. Newby is the New Jersey managing partner and co-chair of the firm’s workers’ compensation group. Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a workers’ compensation law attorney, Newby has testified before the New Jersey Senate and has met with its members to discuss legislative changes. He has been selected as a lecturer for the NBI, Lorman Education Services, SEAK and the Council on Litigation Management.

Richard S. Ranieri, chair of the firm’s environmental litigation group, focuses on general and products liability defense, as well as environmental, transportation and toxic tort litigation. Practicing in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and in federal courts nationwide, Ranieri is nationally certified as a civil trial advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and as a civil trial attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Rosemarie Biviano, named to Rising Stars, concentrates on the defense of general liability matters, including tort litigation, environmental litigation and medical malpractice on behalf of insurance carriers, self-insured entities and third-party administrators. She was recently appointed to serve on the District VI Ethics Committee by the Office of Attorney Ethics of the New Jersey Supreme Court.

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