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Bressler, Amery & Ross Firm Managing Principal honored at ECBA Annual Installation & Awards Reception

Florham Park, NJ (May 2022) –  Diana Manning, the Firm Managing Principal of Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C., received the Civil Practice Achievement Award from the Essex County Bar Association (ECBA). Manning accepted the award at the ECBA’s Annual Installation & Awards Reception and Golf Outing on May 2, 2022.

The ECBA established the annual Achievement Awards to recognize individuals and entities committed to promoting integrity, professionalism, advocacy, and the administration of justice in the Essex County legal community and the legal profession overall. The ECBA gives the Civil Practice Achievement Award to a lawyer who demonstrates excellence and integrity in civil trial advocacy and ongoing efforts, recent accomplishments, or significant contributions to the practice of law and the legal profession and the representation of clients in the civil court system.

“I am honored to be recognized by the Essex County Bar Association,” said Manning. “The ECBA is an organization that has consistently been a leader in our legal community. The past awardees have been among the most important civil practitioners in the state and it is humbling to be included in the list of such great lawyers.”

Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, Manning has developed a successful track record of trial verdicts and settlements, especially in complex matters. She is a distinguished trial and appellate lawyer who has participated in six matters before the New Jersey Supreme Court, including four arguments. She also provides attorneys and law firms of all sizes with ethics and compliance advice.

This distinction is the latest in a long list of honors that Manning has garnered over the years. Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, she has been professionally recognized by Super Lawyers® as a “Top 100 Lawyers in New Jersey,” and by the New Jersey Law Journal as a “Top 50 Women Lawyers in New Jersey,” and by Best Lawyers - The Best Lawyers in America as a “Top Women Lawyer.” In 2021, Manning received the Morris County Bar Association’s Civil Practice Award. She received the Professional Lawyer of the Year Award from the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association in conjunction with the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the law, marking her third time receiving this award, having previously received this award from both the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and the Morris County Bar Association.


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