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Florham Park, NJ (May 2021)Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. is pleased to congratulate Firm Managing Principal Diana Manning on her selection to the NJBIZ 2021 Leaders in Law. Manning also serves as the co-chair of the firm’s multi-state Business and Commercial Litigation practice group and leads the Appellate practice group. A longtime leader at the firm, she previously served on the firm’s executive committee, compensation committee, and as chair of its Women’s Initiative Committee.

The honorees for Leaders in Law were selected from a pool of nominees that includes lawyers and general counsel whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities is outstanding. Manning will accept the award at the NJBIZ virtual event on May 13, 2021.

“I am honored to be recognized with such distinguished colleagues for this award,” said Manning. “Like many of my co-honorees, I am committed to increasing opportunities for diverse attorneys and for providing an inclusive environment for all members of our profession while ensuring that we have created a pipeline to develop outstanding lawyers and leaders.”  

A distinguished trial lawyer, Manning has developed a successful track record of trial verdicts and settlements, especially in complex matters. She also has a reputation as a strategic, thoughtful and fearless advocate for her clients. She is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.

Manning’s distinguished career has brought her many leadership opportunities and honors from professional and legal industry organizations.  She served on the District XA Ethics Committee for 10 years and was appointed chair by the New Jersey Supreme Court from 2017-2019. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Board of Trustees and is currently Chair of its Amicus Committee. She is Vice President of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association. She formerly served as president of Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, the Morris County Bar Association, and the Morris County Bar Foundation.

Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, she has also been professionally recognized as a “Top 100 Lawyers in New Jersey” by Super Lawyers and a “Top 50 Women Lawyers in New Jersey,” a “Top Women Lawyer” by the New Jersey Law Journal and named in Best Lawyers - The Best Lawyers in America list.  In 2017, she received the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from both the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and the Morris County Bar Association in conjunction with the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law.


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