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Jon Gelman Listed in New York Area's Top Lawyers


Jon L. Gelman is listed in New York Area's Top Rated Lawyers. The list is published by Martindale-Hubbell®, a company that rates lawyers and designates an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

Jon L Gelman was selected to the 2023 list of AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorneys. This award is conferred by Mardindale-Hubbell. A description of the selection methodology can be found at . No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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Jon L. Gelman is nationally recognized as an author, lecturer, and skilled trial attorney in the field of workers’ compensation law and occupational/environmental disease litigation. Over a career spanning more than three decades, he has been involved in complex litigation involving thousands of clients challenging the mega-industries of asbestos, tobacco, and lead paint. Gelman is the author NJ Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thompson) and co-author of the national treatise, Modern Workers’ Compensation Law (West-Thompson). He is the former Vice-President of the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) and a charter member of The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers.  He is also an avid

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