Four NPM Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2017

August 16, 2016

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (August 16, 2016) – Attorneys Michael D. Neubert, Deborah Monteith Neubert, Douglas S. Skalka, and Andrew R. Lubin, of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017, the oldest and most highly-respected peer-reviewed guide to excellence in the legal profession.

Michael D. Neubert, Principal – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Michael Neubert has extensive experience in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, professional liability defense, hospital and medical liability defense, and litigation and appeals. His clients include hospitals, physicians, medical practice groups, lawyers, professional associations, insurance companies, corporations, and municipalities. Attorney Neubert holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, has been listed in Connecticut Super Lawyers since 2007, and was named Best Lawyers® 2016 Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants “Lawyer of the Year” in New Haven.

M. Neubert, A. Lubin, D. Monteith Neubert, D. Skalka

Deborah Monteith Neubert, Principal – Construction Law
Deborah Monteith Neubert has a broad construction law practice which encompasses public and private development and construction projects during all phases of planning, development, design, and construction. She has worked for public and private owners, design professionals and contractors in all phases of construction projects, with particular emphasis on contracting, claims analysis, dispute resolution, arbitration, mediation and litigation.

Douglas S. Skalka, Principal – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Doug Skalka is an experienced attorney in all aspects of bankruptcy, commercial finance and business reorganization matters. He represents secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, commercial lenders, investors, purchasers and committees in bankruptcy and business reorganization cases. Attorney Skalka holds a certification in business bankruptcy from the American Board of Certification. Attorney Skalka has been named in Best Lawyers since 2006, in Connecticut Super Lawyers since 2007, and selected to the Top 50 Connecticut Super Lawyers list since 2014. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Andrew R. Lubin, Principal – Real Estate
Andy Lubin is an accomplished real estate and commercial finance attorney. He assists clients in all aspects of acquisition, financing, leasing, management, restructuring and disposition for retail, residential, office and industrial properties. As part of his commercial lending practice, Attorney Lubin has developed a subspecialty in closing both SBA 7a and 504 Loans. He is one of only four practicing lawyers in Connecticut holding a “Designated Attorney” certification from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Among his many honors and awards, Attorney Lubin has been listed in Best Lawyers since 2001, was named the Best Lawyers 2017 Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in New Haven, has been listed in the publication “Connecticut Super Lawyers” since its inception, and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which over 55,000 leading attorneys submitted over 6.7 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.