Joseph L. Buckley is a member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Management Committee and Chair of the Litigation Department. He has over 35 years of first chair trial experience in a wide variety of complex cases in federal and state courts in New Jersey and New York. According to a Chambers USA Guide, Mr. Buckley "is considered one of the leading business litigators in New Jersey" and "makes a very favorable impression on clients, who say ‘on experience and knowledge alone he is well worth recommending.'" He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.
As Chair of the Firm's Litigation Department, Mr. Buckley accepted the Benchmark Litigation award for “New Jersey Firm of the Year” for four consecutive years (2017-2020) and, on June 12, 2019, accepted the award for "New Jersey Litigation Department of the Year" from the New Jersey Law Journal. In August of 2018, Mr. Buckley was extensively quoted in a Law360 article entitled "New Jersey Powerhouse: Sills Cummis," in which the Firm was recognized as a New Jersey Powerhouse by Law360. Mr. Buckley was also interviewed and extensively quoted in an article about the Department, which was named the "2016 General Litigation Department of the Year Winner, Midsized Firm" by the New Jersey Law Journal.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Joseph L. Buckley