Silvia G. Gerges

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Nutley, NJ

Lawrence & Gerges LLC
 | 242 Washington Ave, Suite E
Nutley, NJ 07110
Phone: 9088453535
Fax: 9733780074
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Arabic

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Attorney Profile

Silvia G. Gerges is a partner at Lawrence & Gerges, LLC, located in Springfield, New Jersey. Providing representation to clients throughout Union, Essex and Morris counties as well as the New York City metropolitan region. She divides her practice among several areas. Ms. Gerges handles employment discrimination cases, including violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ("CEPA") cases. Ms. Gerges also represents clients in medical malpractice and other plaintiff's personal injury and wrongful death litigation including product liability cases as well as and police brutality and other civil rights matters.

Ms. Gerges graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in psychology from Liberty University in 2005. Staying at the school, she then obtained a master's degree in professional counseling in 2008. After deciding to pursue a legal education, Ms. Gerges enrolled at Seton Hall University School of Law in Newark and was subsequently awarded her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2012. While in law school, she served a clerkship with an area plaintiff's personal injury and medical malpractice law firm.

Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Gerges spent four years as an associate with an Elizabeth, NJ firm before co-founding her current firm. Ms. Gerges is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia; she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.

Ms. Gerges is often asked to deliver presentations to fellow attorneys on a variety of topics related to her practice. She stays abreast of current developments by her active participation in several legal organizations, including the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

 
Practice Areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%)
Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%)
Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)

Employment Litigation (60%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (30%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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About Silvia Gerges

Admitted: 2012, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.thelgfirm.com/silvia-g-gerges

Honors/Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2017

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2016
  • Union County Bar Association
  • New Jersey, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2016
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York, 2012
  • District of Columbia, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • HIPAA Compliance for Children and Family Organizations in NJ
  • Mandatory Reporting Requirements

Educational Background:

  • Liberty University, M.A., Master of Arts, Major: Psychology, March, 2008
  • Liberty University, B.S., Bachelor of Science, Honors: Dean's List, Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Major: Psychology, May, 2005
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Office Location for Silvia G. Gerges

242 Washington Ave
Suite E
Nutley, NJ 07110

Phone: 9088453535

Fax: 9733780074

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Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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