Super Lawyers has recognized two of McCarter & English’s Newark-based partners for the organization’s highest levels of peer recognition in New Jersey: Susan A. Feeney, as one of the Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2015, and David R. Kott, as one of the Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers 2015.
The lawyers selected for these honors received the highest point totals in the New Jersey nomination, research and review process.
Susan A. Feeney: Newark, NJ – Top 50 Women New Jersey Super Lawyers 2015
Ms. Feeney practices state and local tax law and has extensive experience litigating property tax appeals and state tax matters. Ms. Feeney handles cases involving diminution of property value due to environmental contamination and wetlands impact; has considerable experience with property tax exemption issues involving religious, education and hospital not-for-profit entities; is skilled in the valuation of telecommunication properties; and negotiates payment in lieu of taxes for developers, municipalities and tax exempt entities. Ms. Feeney develops and implements multi-state tax plans; obtains favorable state tax letter rulings and advisory opinions; handles state tax audits and refund claims; negotiates settlements of state tax appeals; and litigates state tax appeals. She served as President of the New Jersey State Bar Association from 2011-2012. She has been listed in New Jersey Super Lawyers since 2005 and was Best Lawyers’ 2013 Tax Lawyer of the Year, Newark, Litigation and Controversy, and has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2006.
David R. Kott: Newark, NJ – Top 100 New Jersey Super Lawyers 2015
Mr. Kott is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is a litigator with extensive jury trial experience in products liability and related areas, including consumer fraud and commercial cases involving products. Mr. Kott has tried over fifty jury trials to verdict and has been lead counsel in a number of class actions. He has been listed in New Jersey Super Lawyer since 2005. He is also recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America for 2008-2015 and one of Chambers USA’s “Leaders in their Field” for 2008-2014.