Cooper Levenson Attorneys Named to NJ Super Lawyers* and Rising Stars* List

Five Cooper Levenson partners – Lewis B. April, Randolph C. Lafferty, Lloyd D. Levenson, Russell L. Lichtenstein and Jill T. Ojserkis were named to the 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers list*, a designation awarded to just 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. In addition, Michael A. Gibson, Amy E. Rudley and Karen V. Vincent were named to the 2015 New Jersey Rising Stars list*. This designation is given to less than 2.5 percent of New Jersey attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

“Each of these attorneys embodies high standards for professionalism and dedication,” said Kenneth J. Calemmo, Jr., chief operating officer, Cooper Levenson. “But it is their passion for what they do that takes it to the next level. I am proud to call them my colleagues.”

Lewis B. April is a founding member of Cooper Levenson and lead partner in the Personal Injury practice group.Lewis is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.

Michael A. Gibson is a partner in the firm and a member of the Personal Injury practice group, with a focus on construction and motor vehicle personal injury matters. In addition to his practice, Michael serves community, industry and business causes and groups.

Randolph C. Lafferty is a New Jersey Certified Civil Trial attorney. He practices primarily in the areas of civil, commercial and general litigation, but also works in personal injury, governmental law and insurance litigation.

Lloyd D. Levenson is Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Levenson and Chairman of its casino law practice group. Lloyd and the attorneys in his gaming practice group are at the forefront of the newest developments in online or Internet gaming (I-gaming) law, sports wagering legal matters, mobile gaming matters, and more.

Russell L. Lichtenstein, a Certified Civil Trial attorney, is a partner in the firm and chairman of the Employment & Labor and Casino Defense Litigation practice groups. 2015 marks the 11th consecutive year that Russell has been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyer list.

Jill T. Ojserkis is partner in the firm and chair of the Healthcare Law Practice Group. She represents hospitals, health systems, medical staffs and health information organizations in a variety of matters. Jill is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell in Healthcare, Insurance and Trusts and Estates.

Amy E. Rudley is a partner in the firm. Amy focuses on employment law, casino law, defense litigation, and provides day-to-day employment counseling for a variety of clients.

Karen V. Vincent is an attorney in the Workers’ Compensation practice group, with a focus on the defense of insurance carriers and self-insured companies.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. For more information about Thomson Reuters and their criteria, visit

Cooper Levenson is a full service law firm since 1957, with 75 attorneys and New Jersey offices in Atlantic City and Cherry Hill. The firm has regional offices in Bear, Del. and Las Vegas. For more information, visit