Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes Four Neubert, Pepe & Monteith Attorneys: Michael D. Neubert, Deborah Monteith Neubert, Andrew R. Lubin & Douglas S. Skalka

November 1, 2013

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (November 1, 2013) – Attorneys Michael D. Neubert, Deborah Monteith Neubert, Douglas S. Skalka, and Andrew R. Lubin, from the New Haven Connecticut law firm of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC) the oldest and most highly-respected peer-reviewed guide to excellence in the legal profession. Andrew R. Lubin was also named the Best Lawyers® 2014 New Haven Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year.”

The following Neubert, Pepe & Monteith attorneys were recognized in their respective practice areas.

Michael D. Neubert, Founding Partner – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Michael Neubert is a formidable trial attorney with a remarkable success rate trying jury and court trials in state and federal court. He has extensive experience in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, professional liability defense, hospital and medical liability defense, and litigation and appeals. In addition to his listing in Best Lawyers, attorney Neubert has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers.

Deborah Monteith Neubert, Founding Partner – Construction Law
Deborah Monteith Neubert practices in the areas of construction law and employment law. Attorney Monteith Neubert skillfully negotiates complex construction and contract issues and is accomplished in dispute resolution, mediation, arbitration and litigation. Attorney Monteith Neubert is an Executive Committee Member of the Connecticut Bar Association Construction Law Section and is active in the New Haven County Bar Association.

Douglas S. Skalka, Partner – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
As an experienced attorney in all aspects of bankruptcy, commercial finance and business reorganization matters, Doug Skalka is widely respected by his peers and clients. Attorney Skalka holds a certification in business bankruptcy from the American Board of Certification. He is Bankruptcy Committee Chairman of the New Haven County Bar Association. Attorney Skalka has been named in Best Lawyers since 2006 and in Connecticut Super Lawyers since 2007.

Andrew R. Lubin, Partner – Real Estate, Lawyer of the Year
Andy Lubin has earned a national reputation as an accomplished real estate, commercial finance, and commercial and business law attorney. He assists clients in all aspects of complex acquisition, financing, leasing, management, restructuring and disposition for retail, residential, office and industrial properties. The firm’s real estate practice group, led by Attorney Lubin, has merited a Tier 1 ranking in Best Lawyers. Attorney Lubin has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers, is listed in Chambers and Partners Connecticut Real Estate Band 2, has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2001, and is named in Best Lawyers the New Haven Connecticut Real Estate Lawyer of the Year for 2014.

Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services and has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence for more than 30 years. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which leading attorneys submitted over four million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. is a general practice law firm with offices in New Haven, Hartford and Fairfield, Connecticut and White Plains, New York ( Our team of attorneys possesses the type of exceptional legal and professional skills sought by clients to meet their objectives. The team’s depth, talent, and dedication to client success allows Neubert, Pepe & Monteith to better serve clients locally and nationally.