Best Lawyers in America 2021

Eight MARC Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2021

MARC is proud to announce the selection of eight partners for Best Lawyers in America 2021. They are Andrew E. Anselmi, Paul F. Carvelli, Michael R. Futterman, Bruce I. Goldstein, John B. McCusker, Bruce S. Rosen, John L. Shahdanian II and Asaad K. Siddiqi.

Andrew Anselmi: Selected for Commercial Litigation and Litigation-Environmental. A MARC co-founder, he is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in complex civil and corporate litigation, international arbitration, environmental litigation and employment issues. Many of his cases are high-stakes or “bet-the-company” matters.

Paul Carvelli: Commercial Litigation. Selected by Best Lawyers since 2013. A MARC co-founder, he handles complex litigation, representing corporations and individuals in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Paul focuses on contract, business, shareholder, employment and property disputes, and environmental remediation matters.

Michael Futterman: Employment Law-Management. He concentrates on business/commercial and employment litigation in courts and before administrative agencies. He represents management and employers in workplace disputes, including bias, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, noncompete and trade-secret matters.

Bruce Goldstein: Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation. Selected by Best Lawyers since 1999. He handles complex business disputes, including fraud, shareholder disputes, employment, breach of contract, business torts, insurance, franchise disputes and professional malpractice. Bruce also mediates complex business disputes. 

John McCusker: Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Environmental. Selected by Best Lawyers since 2016. A MARC co-founder, he represents corporations and individuals, including Fortune 500 petroleum and pharmaceutical companies, in employment, environmental/remediation and complex commercial litigation matters.

Bruce Rosen: Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense-White Collar, First Amendment Law and Litigation-First Amendment. Selected by Best Lawyers since 2005. A MARC co-founder, he concentrates on civil litigation and criminal defense and is associated with high-profile First Amendment litigations related to free speech, media law and religious freedom.

John Shahdanian: Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management and Litigation-Labor and Employment. Selected by Best Lawyers since 2013. John concentrates on discrimination claims, disability claims, sexual harassment claims, whistleblowing, noncompete clauses, wage and hour, family leave and private sector labor law.

Asaad Siddiqi: Commercial Litigation. Asaad handles commercial, business, nonprofit, intra-corporate/shareholder, employment and labor, estate and trust and insurance/indemnification issues. He also focuses on white-collar crime and regulatory noncompliance, the First Amendment, professional misconduct and attorney ethics. 


Best Lawyers in America* is a guide to legal excellence based on peer reviews. 

*The Best Lawyers list is published by Best Lawyers in America and U.S. News & World Report; its selection methodology is here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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