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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 rates lawyers and designates an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

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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 ofThe Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG) and a charter member of The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers. Jon is a founder of theNancy R. Gelman Foundation Inc., which seeks to fund innovative research to cure breast cancer. He is also an avid


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