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Awards & Recognitions

Construction Executive Magazine's Top 50 Construction Law Firms 2020
  • #10 Ranking of The Top 50 Construction Law Firms
New Jersey Law Journal's NJ Law (formerly New Jersey Legal Almanac) (2012 - 2015, 2017-2019)
  • #1 Largest Law Firm Ranking
NJBIZ Top Law Firms 2019
  • #1 Law Firm Ranking (based on number of New Jersey attorneys)
Forbes List of America's Top Corporate Law Firms 2019
  • Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms
  • Most Recommended Practice Area: Labor & Employment
Philadelphia Business Journal's Law Firm List 2020
  • Recognized as one of the largest law firms in the Philadelphia region
Philadelphia Business Journal's Law Firm - Pro Bono Hours List 2020
  • #22 Ranking of Top 25 Law Firms (based on hours donated in 2018)
U.S.News & World Report Best Law Firms 2020
  • Recognized Nationally: Construction Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy, and Litigation - Construction.
  • Recognized Regionally: Insurance Law, Litigation - Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (CO); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (DE); Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Mediation (Hartford); Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Health Care, Litigation - Insurance, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Patent,  Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Tax Law (NJ); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Construction Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (PHL); Construction Law, Litigation – Construction (Rochester); Real Estate Law (Stamford); and Litigation - Bankruptcy (Tampa).
U.S.News & World Report Best Law Firms 2019
  • Recognized Nationally: Construction Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy, and Litigation - Construction.
  • Recognized Regionally: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (CO); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (DE); Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Mediation (Hartford); Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Patent,  Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation – Tax, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Tax Law (NJ); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Construction Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (PHL); Construction Law, Litigation – Construction (Rochester); and Real Estate Law (Stamford).
 
U.S.News & World Report Best Law Firms 2018
  • Recognized Nationally: Construction Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Construction
  • Recognized Regionally: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (CO); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (DE); Appellate Practice, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Mediation (Hartford); Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Construction, Litigation - Labor & Employment,  Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation – Tax, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Tax Law (NJ); Construction Law (NYC); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Construction Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (PHL); Construction Law, Litigation – Construction (Rochester); and Real Estate Law (Stamford).
U.S.News & World Report Best Law Firms 2017
  • Recognized Nationally: Construction Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Litigation - Construction
  • Recognized Regionally: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (CO); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (DE); Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Mediation (Hartford); Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employment Law – Management, Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation – Tax, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Tax Law (NJ); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (PA); Construction Law, Litigation - Construction (NYC); and Real Estate Law (Stamford).
U.S.News & World Report Best Law Firms 2016
  • Recognized Nationally: Construction Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Recognized Regionally: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (CO); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (DE); Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Mediation (Hartford); Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Employment Law – Management, Government Relations Practice, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Labor Law – Management, Land Use & Zoning Law,  Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation – Tax, Appellate Practice, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Tax Law, Litigation – Antitrust, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (NJ); Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy (PA); Construction Law (NYC); and Real Estate Law (Stamford).
Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Employment: Mainly Defendant Practice (NJ) (2005-2020)
  • Healthcare (NJ) (2012-2019)
  • Litigation: Insurance (NJ) (2011-2020)
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NJ) (2011-2017)
  • Litigation: General Commercial Practice (NJ) (2005-2020)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (PA) (2009-2020)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (NJ) (2015-2020)
New Jersey Law Journal's Litigation Departments of the Year (2016)
  • Named the 2016 Large Firm Litigation Department of the Year Winner in the category of Insurance Law
NJBIZ Top 250 Privately Held Companies
  • #57 Ranking of New Jersey's Top 250 Privately Held Companies
National Law Journal’s Top 500 Law Firms 2020
  • #184 Ranking of Top 500 Law Firms
2020 Am Law 200
  • #191 Ranking of Top-Grossing Law Firms in the United States
Litigation Departments of the Year 2015
  • Selected as Connecticut Office of Out-of-State Firm for General Litigation by the Connecticut Law Tribune
American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Nine attorneys are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers
American Bar Foundation
  • Sixteen attorneys are Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
Best Lawyers in America
  • Forty-five attorneys are named among the 2020 Best Lawyers in America
Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Five attorneys are past presidents of the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  • Thirteen attorneys have been recipients of the TANJ Trial Bar Award
International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  •   Two attorneys are Members of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers
College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
  • Two attorneys are Fellows of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
Certified Civil Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
  •   Twelve attorneys are Certified Civil Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
Best Places to Work
  • In 2006, NJBIZ magazine named MDM&C the number-one large-sized company to work for in New Jersey
Seton Hall University School of Law
  • Yearly sponsor of Justice Robert L. Clifford Fellowship Program to honor former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice to benefit minority students at Seton Hall University School of Law
American College of Construction Lawyers
  • One attorney is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers
International Who's Who of Construction Law
  • One attorney was named among the International Who's Who of Construction Law
American Lawyer's Pro Bono Report
  • #127 Ranking of Highest-Grossing firms ranked by their pro bono score