By Joshua Burd
Genova Burns has promoted three of its attorneys, including two within its commercial real estate and redevelopment practice.
The law firm announced that, effective July 1, associates John Suwatson, Lauren Gershuny and Matthew Kertz have been elevated to the position of counsel. All three are based in the firm’s headquarters office in Newark.
“We congratulate our colleagues on reaching these professional benchmarks in their careers at Genova Burns,” said Angelo J. Genova, the firm’s chairman. “These promotions demonstrate our firm’s ongoing investment in our attorneys and our commitment to providing our clients with representation at the highest standard of excellence, as each of these fine lawyers exemplifies.”
Suwatson devotes his practice to all aspects of real estate transactional work, including acquisition, development, sale and project financing and representing lenders and investors in connection with the financing of commercial real estate, Genova Burns said in a news release. He earned his law degree in 2008 from Fordham University School of Law.
Gershuny’s practice focuses on all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including complex contract and commercial disputes and insurance matters. She obtained her juris doctorate in 2003 from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Kertz is involved in the commercial leasing practice in the retail, office and industrial space, working with both landlords and tenants to resolve all aspects of leasing related issues, the news release said. He obtained his law degree from William & Mary Law School.