A.Y. Strauss Attorneys Brett Buterick, Kory Ann Ferro and Evan Goldman Named 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars

A.Y. Strauss is pleased to announce that its attorneys Brett M. Buterick, Kory Ann Ferro, and Evan M. Goldman have been named 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

“We congratulate Brett, Kory and Evan on their achievements that have earned them recognition from Super Lawyers as among the top attorneys in New Jersey,” said Aaron Y. Strauss, managing partner and founder of A.Y. Strauss.

Published by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in New Jersey are selected by Super Lawyers as Rising Stars, who must be 40 years old or younger or have been in practice for 10 or fewer years. Super Lawyers determines its rankings through independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The New Jersey Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists are published in New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine and New Jersey Monthly. The lists also are distributed to attorneys and ABA-accredited law school libraries.

Buterick was recognized for Business Litigation. Serving as counsel at A.Y. Strauss, he is a member of the firm’s Franchise and Hospitality and Litigation practice groups. He has significant experience counseling franchise and technology startups and representing established businesses in complex litigation. He has helped launch more than 60 franchise brands and annually assists more than 130 brands navigate the complexities of state and federal franchise registration and renewal laws. Buterick received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law and his B.S. from Rutgers University.

Ferro was recognized for Civil Litigation. She is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice group. Her extensive experience includes representing lending institutions in foreclosure proceedings and commercial litigation, including contract disputes and employment claims. Ferro received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Rutgers University School of Law and her B.A. summa cum laude, from Temple University.

Goldman was recognized for Business/Corporate. He is a partner and chair of the firm’s Franchise and Hospitality practice group and co-chair of the firm’s Litigation practice group. He works with franchisor and franchisee clients to draft, negotiate and register disclosure documents, franchise agreements, and related key documentation. He represents franchisors and franchisees in dispute categories such as termination issues, breach of contract, trademark infringement disputes, fraud claims, employment matters, and enforcement of non-competition. He also handles business litigation matters including partnership disputes, and construction, labor and discrimination lawsuits. Goldman received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. from the University of Michigan.