July 18, 2013
Sills Cummis & Gross is
pleased to announce that Jeffrey J. Greenbaum, a Member of the Firm, was appointed
by New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner to the Supreme Court
Advisory Committee on Expedited Civil Actions, a 34-member committee. The committee is comprised of judges and attorneys
from some of the state’s most prominent firms.
The committee will advise the state Supreme Court on the types of cases
that may be appropriate for an expedited civil process, pretrial procedures and
trial practices to speed up civil actions, and incentives for plaintiff and
defense attorneys to actually use the program.
Mr. Greenbaum, Chair of the
Firm’s Class Action Practice Group, is an active litigator and trial attorney
in the federal and state courts with a specialty in complex business litigation
and in defending class action litigation. He has handled cases of national
prominence, chaired the ABA Section of Litigation Class Actions and Derivative
Suits Committee and is a frequent lecturer in the class action field. He has
handled numerous matters involving securities, RICO and consumer fraud, class
actions and derivative suits, professional liability, antitrust, banking,
chancery practice, contracts, real estate, trade secrets and unfair
competition. He received a J.D., cum laude, from the University of
Michigan and a B.S., from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.