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Awards & Accolades

Nancy Erika Smith

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2019 Edition) – August 2018
  • Insider NJ’s 2017 Insider 100 Policy Makers – June 2018
  • NJBIZ Vanguard Series: Leaders in Law — June 2018
  • Samuel S. Saiber Professional Achievement Award from the Essex County Bar Association – April 2018
  • Steven F. Sharp Public Service Award by The American Association for Justice – July 2017
  • Anne Frank Award from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect – June 2017
  • NJAJ Gold Medal for Distinguished Service – April 2017
  • 2014 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law – 2014
  • Named to the SuperLawyers list – 2014
  • Selected as the NJAJ recipient for the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism’s Lawyer of the Year Award – 2014
  • Recently Elected as Fellow of the American Bar Foundation – 2013
  • NAACP Honorable Constance Baker Motley Legal Redress Award Recipient – November 2012
  • Arthur Vanderbilt Award Recipient presented by the New Jersey State Bar Association for distinguished service in contributing to the improvement of the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of the judicial system
  • Garden State Equality – Equality Company of the Year Award for commitment to equality for the LGBT community – 2011
  • 2010 Irish Woman of the Year Recipient by Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo – 2010
  • Named Distinguished Alumna of Rutgers School of Law-Newark – October 2009
  • Top Ten Lawyer in New Jersey Recipient from Superlawyers – April 2009
  • Shirley Chisholm Award Recipient from Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver for her achievements in law and child advocacy – April 2009
  • Platinum Award Recipient from New Jersey Women Lawyers for leadership and initiative in the law – 2008
  • Senator Menendez passed a Special State Recognition for her work promoting the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens – 2007
  • New Jersey Lesbian and Gay Coalition Rebecca Locketz Legal Award Recipient for her contributions as a leader in the community to ensure LGBTI rights – 2007
  • Leadership Award Recipient from the National Children’s Alliance, nominated by Governor Jon Corzine and New Jersey Senator John Adler for her work with abused children – May 2006
  • President’s Meritorious Service Award Recipient from the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies – 2006
  • Trial Bar Award Recipient from the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Justice – 2004
  • Samuel S. Saiber Professional Achievement Award Recipient from the Essex County Bar Association for her work and leadership in the Bar, pro bono work after September 11 – May 2002
  • Moderator, NJ Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts – February 2001
  • Elected as Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers – 2000
  • Founder, Wynona’s House, a non-profit child advocacy center in Newark that promotes a multi-disciplinary approach to finding justice for abused children – 2000
  • Recognized as Employment Litigation Specialist by Best Lawyers in America – 1986 – Present

*Nancy Erika Smith was selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Neil Mullin

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2019 Edition) – August 2018
  • Anne Frank Award from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect – June 2017

*Neil Mullin was selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.