Firm Profile

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.


The Legal Center
One Riverfront Plaza
Newark, NJ 07102
United States
(973) 643.7000

Firm Details

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., a full-service law firm, has developed an outstanding reputation for excellence and service on both a national and international level. Nationally, the Firm’s attorneys are known for successfully handling precedent-setting issues for clients, ranging from Fortune 500 to emerging growth. On an international level, the Firm is frequently called upon and has been focusing on cross-border transactions with foreign-based public and private companies doing business in the United States. The Firm's work is diversified among industries such as pharmaceutical and medical device, banking and finance, retail and commercial real estate, health care, life sciences, manufacturing and technology, among other industries.


Steven E. Gross
Chairman of the Firm
R. Max Crane
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New Jersey in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Jersey in Real Estate Law with 11 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Newark in Criminal Defense: White-Collar with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Newark in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Newark in Real Estate Law with 11 lawyers


  • Benchmark Litigation
  • Benchmark Litigation New Jersey Litigation Firm of the Year 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • Benchmark Top 250 Women in Litigation
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • The U.S. News-Best Lawyers Best Law Firms
  • Chambers USA
  • IFLR1000 United States - Tier 1 New Jersey M&A 2020, 2019
  • IFLR1000 United States - Tier 1 New Jersey Restructuring/Insolvency 2020, 2019
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers
  • New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • New Jersey Law Journal General Litigation Department of the Year (Midsize) 2020, 2019, 2016
  • NJBIZ Power 100: The 100 Most Pwerful People in New Jersey
  • NJBIZ Power 75: The Most Influential People in Real Estate
  • NJBIZ Best 50 Women in Business
  • The NLJ 350
  • Law360 New Jersey Powerhouse 2018


Peter G. Verniero
Appellate Law
R. Max Crane
Banking and Finance
(973) 643-5055
Lawrence S. Horn
Business Crimes and Tax Litigation
Jeffrey J. Greenbaum
Class Action Defense
Joseph L. Buckley
Commercial Litigation
Richard H. Epstein
Commercial Litigation
Joseph B. Fiorenzo
Complex Business Litigation
Peter G. Verniero
Corporate Internal Investigations
Ira A. Rosenberg
Corporate, M&A and Securities
Steven R. Kamen
Corporate, M&A and Securities
Andrew H. Sherman
Creditors' Rights/Bankruptcy
David I. Rosen
Employment and Labor
R. Max Crane
Health Care and Hospital Law
Scott D. Stimpson
Intellectual Property
Steven E. Gross
International Law
Ira A. Rosenberg
Life Sciences
Steven E. Gross
Pharmaceuticals & Medical Device
Beth S. Rose
Product Liability Defense
Jeffrey H. Newman
Real Estate
Mark S. Levenson
Real Estate
Ted Zangari
Real Estate
Simon Levin
Tax and Financial Planning
Allan C. Bell
Tax, Trusts & Estates

Firm Practice Areas

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Office Locations

United States

United States

New Jersey

New Jersey

Newark, NJ

The Legal Center

One Riverfront Plaza

Newark, NJ 07102

United States

(973) 643.7000

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New York

New York

New York, NY

101 Park Avenue, 28th Floor

New York, NY 10178

United States

(212) 643.7000

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