Two Burns White attorneys named to 2016 New Jersey Rising Stars list

Mar 11, 2016 | News

CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 11, 2016 — Burns White Associates Ahsan A. Jafry and Brian D. Pagano of the Cherry Hill office were named to the Rising Stars list in the 2016 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers.

Mr. Jafry has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the New Jersey Rising Stars for the past five years. He defends physicians, nurses, dentists, hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other medical providers in medical malpractice matters. In addition, he teaches trial advocacy at Rutgers School of Law – Camden. Mr. Jafry also served on the New Jersey Supreme Court’s Committee on Model Civil Jury Charges from 2010-2014. He graduated from Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law.

Named to the New Jersey Rising Stars list since 2014, Mr. Pagano focuses his litigation practice on long-term care and medical and nursing home malpractice defense. Prior to joining Burns White, he practiced in the areas of professional liability and healthcare litigation, municipal and public entity litigation and employment litigation. Mr. Pagano also served in the United States Army and the New Jersey National Guard. He received his J.D. from Rutgers University.

Rising Stars is an annual rating service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division. To be eligible for list inclusion, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. The selection process for Rising Stars consists of a statewide survey of lawyers in more than 70 practice areas, independent research to identify outstanding lawyers, evaluation of candidates based on 12 indicators of peer recognition, a panel review by practice area and a discipline.