FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FIVE SORINRAND ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED AS NEW JERSEY SUPER LAWYERS OR RISING STARS OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION
David J. Sorin, Susan Okin Goldsmith, Nichole E. Martiak, Scott M. Smedresman and Lindsay M. Sorin Earn Prestigious Recognition
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (March 17, 2014) – SorinRand LLP today announced prestigious awards to two of its partners, David J. Sorin, Managing Partner of the firm, and Susan Okin Goldsmith, Chair of the firm’s Technology Transactions Practice, who were named to the New Jersey Super Lawyers list. In addition, firm associates Nichole E. Martiak, Scott M. Smedresman and Lindsay M. Sorin have been named NJ Rising Stars of the legal profession.
The NJ Super Lawyer list is comprised of not more than 5% of the lawyers in the state in about 70 practice areas recognized for their achievement of a high level of peer recognition and professional accomplishment based on peer nomination and evaluation as well as independent research. The NJ Rising Stars list is limited to lawyers who are 40 years old or less or have been in practice for 10 years or less and is comprised of no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state. The Rising Stars selection process mirrors that of NJ Super Lawyers. SorinRand is proud that five of its NJ-based attorneys have been honored for their outstanding work this year.
“The selection of our lawyers, several of whom have been recognized in multiple years, for these prestigious awards is evidence of the value-added service that characterizes this firm. Our lawyers provide businesspersons’ pragmatism and sophisticated, creative solutions at a compelling value proposition to SorinRand’s client base. We are pleased with the recognition, and will continue to provide sensible solutions to start-up, emerging growth and middle market enterprises,” commented David J. Sorin, Managing Partner of SorinRand.
David J. Sorin, a CPA and well known lawyer long serving NY, NJ and the mid-Atlantic region, is Managing Partner of SorinRand LLP, a law firm created to meet the new business realities to help clients achieve their goals, sensibly. Dave, previously named to the NJ Super Lawyers List and a finalist in the Ernst & Young 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, focuses primarily on privately-owned and publicly-traded emerging growth, technology and tech-enabled enterprises, as well as the investors, executives, and boards of directors who support and lead them. He has a long track record of successful representation of growth companies, having been repeatedly recognized for his unique combination of legal acumen and sound business judgment.
Susan Okin Goldsmith, a nationally recognized trademark attorney, also was previously named to the NJ Super Lawyers List. Susan’s practice focuses on intellectual property, including global registration and enforcement strategy, domestic and foreign trademark clearance and registration, infringement matters, and intellectual property licensing. She is a long-time member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) of the US and Canada, where she serves as co-chair on the Software Licensing Committee and participates on the Aerospace and Transportation Committee, and Consumer Electronics Committee, as well as with the local NJ Chapter, and is also a Certified Licensing Professional of the LES. Susan is
featured in the World Trademark Review’s WRT 1000 for 2012 and 2013 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, as a “recommended individual” in the State of New Jersey.
An associate with the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice, Nichole E. Martiak joins the NJ Rising Stars for the second time. She devises value-added strategies and solutions; develops, maintains and manages patent portfolios; advises clients in regards to monetizing and licensing intellectual property; performs intellectual due diligence in transactional matters; and drafts licensing agreements. Nichole has extensive experience in: biotechnology; pharmaceuticals; food science; medical devices; as well as software methods; telecommunications; and computer technologies.
Lindsay M. Sorin, also an associate with the firm, makes her inaugural appearance on the NJ Rising Stars list. She advises both publicly traded and privately held entrepreneurial clients in a wide spectrum of technology-driven industries in the areas of employment law and executive compensation, general corporate, transactional, and securities law matters.
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ABOUT SORINRAND LLP
SorinRand LLP is an award-winning law firm with offices based in East Brunswick, New Jersey, Manhattan, and
Radnor, Pennsylvania. Led by a team of leading lawyers, SorinRand commits to high-quality lawyering and responsive service offered at a highly competitive rate. The firm’s paradigm-shifting model provides solutions and strategies for start-up, emerging growth and middle market sector technology and tech-enabled companies and the investors who support them. SorinRand works with clients from a wide spectrum of industries, including, but not limited to: technology; software; communications; marketing communications; alternative energy; nanotechnology; life science enterprise; technology-enabled industries; and finance.