Mount Laurel, N.J. New Jersey law firm Parker McCay announces the promotion of Brett E.J. Gorman to shareholder.
Mr. Gorman concentrates his practice in public schools and education. He represents public school boards of education in all areas affecting their operations including special education, civil litigation, labor and employment matters, and negotiations. On behalf of those clients, he regularly appears before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, District Court of New Jersey, New Jersey Superior Court - Appellate Division, and the Office of Administrative Law.
CEO and Managing Shareholder Philip Norcross said, “On behalf of all of our shareholders, I am excited to announce Mr. Gorman’s promotion to shareholder and congratulate him on this important achievement. The promotion recognizes his dedicated service to his clients and his stellar legal reputation in the area of school law. He demonstrates his commitment to the firm and his profession by actively sharing his expertise with the legal community and the next generation of Parker McCay attorneys. We are all looking forward to his continued growth and bright future with the firm.”
Mr. Gorman is a leader in the New Jersey legal community. He was appointed as secretary for the Burlington County Bar Association in 2019. Through the association he has also been a young lawyer trustee (2013 – 2015), a member of the board of trustees (2015 – 2018) and the mock trial program coordinator (2013 – present). He was awarded the prestigious Robert W. Criscuolo Award, presented annually by the Burlington County Bar Association to a young attorney committed to the legal profession and the community. He was also honored by the association for his years of service to the students of Burlington County through his work with the mock trial program. Mr. Gorman is a member of the Cape May and Camden County Bar Associations as well as the New Jersey State Bar Association. In addition to his work with the association, Mr. Gorman serves on the Board of Trustees for the Green Valley Tennis Club.
“The promotion of Mr. Gorman to shareholder is a recognition of his work ethic, dedication to clients, and commitment to the firm,” said Shareholder and Public Schools and Education Chair Frank Cavallo. “He possesses all of the tools to be a future leader of the school law department and the firm.”
Prior to joining the firm in 2011, Mr. Gorman served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Frederick J. Schuck, J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Civil Division and previously worked at Parker McCay as a law clerk. He earned his juris doctorate from Rutgers University School of Law, and his bachelor’s degree in history from Rutgers University. Mr. Gorman enjoys spending his free time with his wife and their son.