Interviews with clients reflected well on Flaster/Greenberg PC, in the 2013 Chambers & Partners USA Directory, and earned ranking for four shareholders, Lynda L. Calderone, Abbe F. Fletman and Jordan A. LaVine, who were recognized in the field of intellectual property, and Marty M. Judge, who was recognized in the field of environmental law.
Chambers & Partners, a legal publisher based in the United Kingdom, produces an array of annual directories in which lawyers, legal practice groups and law firms from around the world are ranked, based on exhaustive peer review and client feedback. Being named by Chambers & Partners is considered one of the most prestigious rankings in the world for lawyers.
Lynda L. Calderone was described as “meticulous and self-driven…and delivers service in a cost-effective and timely manner.” She is a member of the firm's IP Department and head of the patent practice within that group. She concentrates her practice in the chemical, chemical engineering, mechanical and business method areas, and serves a wide range of clients in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution and litigation, client counseling, opinions of counsel, drafting and negotiation of IP-related agreements, and IP due diligence. Her practice focuses on inventions in the polymer, elastomer, medical device, consumer product, nanotechnology and semiconductor industries. This is the sixth consecutive year Calderone has been recognized as a "Leader in the Field" in Pennsylvania for Intellectual Property.
Abbe F. Fletman was described as “extremely competent, highly skilled, incredibly intelligent and practical.” She is the head of the Litigation Section of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, co-chair of the Government Relations Practice Group and a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She concentrates her practice in complex litigation and commercial disputes involving trademarks, copyrights and patents, contracts, professional negligence, real estate, racketeering, housing, securities fraud, employment and insurance. This is the third consecutive year Fletman has been recognized as a "Leader in the Field” in Pennsylvania for Intellectual Property.
Of Marty M. Judge, clients referred to him as a “tenacious advocate” and someone who “has an incredible attention to detail, and knows the issues inside and out – you will never catch him sleeping.” Judge, who is a former Deputy Attorney General for the State of New Jersey representing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, is a shareholder in the firm’s Environmental Practice Group and focuses his practice on all facets of environmental litigation, and regulatory compliance and counseling. This is the second consecutive year Judge has been recognized as a “Leader in the Field” in New Jersey for Environmental Law.
Jordan A. LaVine was regarded by peers as “responsive and prompt with advice…and very pragmatic.” He is the head of the Trademark and Copyright section of the Intellectual Property group and concentrates his practice on trademark, copyright and unfair competition strategic counseling, litigation, licensing, and prosecution matters. He represents public and private companies in such industries as media and publishing, technology and telecommunications, consumer products and services, pharmaceuticals, health care, financial services, automotive, automotive chemicals and accessories, retail and commercial services, apparel, jewelry, software, and food products. This is the sixth consecutive year LaVine has been recognized as a "Leader in the Field" in Pennsylvania for Intellectual Property.