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New Haven, Connecticut (August 18, 2023) – Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. is pleased to announce that seven of the firm’s lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2024.

Earning recognition as Best Lawyers 2024 were Michael D. Neubert, who practices Medical Malpractice Law: Defendants, Deborah Monteith Neubert, who practices Construction Law, Douglas S. Skalka, who practices Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Andrew R. Lubin, who practices Real Estate Law, and Judy K. Weinstein, who practices Banking & Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, Real Estate Law.

Two of the firm’s attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2024.

They are Jane Elaine Ballerini, who practices Banking & Finance Law, Real Estate Law and Dennis M. Carnelli, who practices Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, and Insurance Law.

In addition, Attorney Lubin has been named New Haven, Connecticut “Lawyer of the Year” in Real Estate Law and Attorney Skalka has been named New Haven, Connecticut “Lawyer of the Year” in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Attorney Gregory J. Pepe founded Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. with Attorneys Neubert and Monteith Neubert in 1993.

“We’re happy to celebrate this recognition on our 30th anniversary,” Attorney Pepe said.  “I am personally very proud of the work we’ve done for our clients over the years and how we’ve grown our firm in both number of personnel and excellence.  To ensure the best legal representation has always been our goal and this award tells me we’re succeeding.  I’m glad to be alongside with such qualified people.”

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers, “The most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”


About Neubert, Pepe & Monteith

Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. is a general practice law firm with offices in New Haven, Hartford and Fairfield, Connecticut and White Plains, New York ( Our team of attorneys possesses the type of exceptional legal and professional skills sought by clients to meet their objectives. The team’s depth, talent, and dedication to client success allows Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. to better serve clients locally and nationally.

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Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C.
195 Church Street, 13th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510
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