As dean of the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School since 2011 and until recently interim dean of the Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Johnson was the first leader in history to oversee two medical schools simultaneously.
Since Houshmand took the lead t Rowan in 2012, the school has experienced remarkable growth with enrollment rising from 11,000 students that year to 23,000 students in fall 2021, making Rowan the fourth fastest-growing research university in the country for the third straight year.
Patrick Dunican and Peter Torcicollo
Torcicollo took over as Gibbons’ managing director in February, at which time Dunican stepped back from the role. He didn’t go anywhere, though—the long-term managing director moved to the post of executive chairman and continues to play a role in firm decision making.
Few cannabis attorneys in New Jersey are as high profile as Caruso, who’s been an avid lobbyist for the space since way, way before it was the hot new area of practice.
As executive vice president and general counsel at Prudential Financial, Kappler is the head of Law, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs.
The 2022 NJBIZ Law Power 50 slideshow
Meet the most influential men and women in New Jersey's legal profession. The top 10 honorees are ranked numerically; the remaining 40 are listed alphabetically.
Nancy Erika Smith
Smith, a civil rights attorney, is perhaps best known for representing Gretchen Carlson, when she settled her sexual harassment suit against Fox News and Roger Ailes for $20 million, but she has plenty more under her belt and surely more to come.
A partner at CSG Law, Giantomasi is a prominent real estate player in the Newark-Elizabeth region, and a highly regarded political insider.
Current CNN senior legal analyst, Honig served as director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice from 2012 through 2018, where he oversaw a staff of more than 500 law enforcement professionals, including prosecutors, detectives, analysts and support staff.
Porrino, a partner and chair of the Litigation department at Roseland’s Lowenstein Sandler, is building the practice using his government connections to land top-flight legal talent.
2022 Law Power 50: A – H
Meet the most influential men and women in New Jersey's legal profession.
In June, Coscia received the Industry Service Award from NAIOP New Jersey, and it’s not hard to see why. He’s a partner at Windels Marx – the firm he’s been with for nearly 40 years and where he’s a member of the Executive Committee.