ROSELAND, N.J./June 22, 2009 -- Connell Foley partners Kevin J. Coakley and John K. Bennett have been recognized by Chambers USA: America's Top Leading Lawyers for Business as leaders in their respective fields in the 2009 directory. The Chambers USA 2009 directory ranks and reviews U.S. law firms and lawyers based on in-depth interviews with clients and colleagues conducted by independent researchers. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, commitment, and other valued qualities.
Kevin J. Coakley is recognized as a leading practitioner in real estate law in New Jersey. Chambers USA 2009 writes: “Kevin Coakley is an extremely well-respected member of [Connell Foley LLP’s] Real Estate and Land Use department. He specializes primarily in the development and redevelopment of various sites throughout New Jersey.”
John K. Bennett is recognized as a leading practitioner in labor and employment law in New Jersey. Chambers USA 2009 writes: “Head of the Labor and Employment practice at Connell Foley LLP, John Bennett is singled out as ‘a terrific guy to go to if your neck's on the line.’ He focuses on representing employers in litigation, and is credited with a full and thorough knowledge of employment law.”
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