Author Bios

Christopher M. Placitella

Christopher M. Placitella is a shareholder in the law firm and an accomplished trial lawyer with a nationwide reputation as one of the country’s leading legal authorities on mass tort, class actions, and asbestos-related diseases. He represents individuals injured by defective products and drugs, toxic substances, and environmental damage.

Mr. Placitella is dedicated to working on behalf of victims of corporate misconduct, and this dedication has helped shape the direction of the firm and its values. A problem-solver by nature, he has devoted his career to helping change people’s lives and obtaining justice for his clients.

Mr. Placitella has developed an award-winning reputation for his commitment to those who have been harmed due to the wrongful conduct of others. His professional integrity and personal commitment to his clients and his community have provided him with local, regional and national recognition for his work and service. He is continuously recognized by his peers for his contribution to mass tort litigation.

As a member of the plaintiffs’ bar, Mr. Placitella is known for helping to establish a national asbestos litigation group dedicated to successfully and effectively representing individuals suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families.

Diana Bubser

Diana Bubser is a Web Developer and Copywriter at NextLevel Web  Strategies in Westfield, NJ.  In her capacity as a Web Developer, Ms. Bubser designs and develops WordPress websites – primarily for legal clients – and assists in content writing for the corresponding websites.  She also formulates and executes search engine optimization (SEO) and social media strategies.  Ms. Bubser has been with NextLevel Web Strategies since graduating from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in May 2011.

While attending TCNJ, Ms. Bubser studied Professional Writing and Journalism and also completed a minor in Interactive Multimedia (IMM).  She graduated in May 2011 with a BA in Journalism.  At TCNJ, Ms. Bubser held several editing positions at The Signal, TCNJ’s official newspaper, including: News Editor, Opinions Editor, Production Manager, and Social Media Manager.  She regularly wrote articles for the paper’s News and Arts and Entertainment sections throughout her four years at TCNJ.  She was also a member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and spent a semester abroad in Florence, Italy.

In her spare time, Ms. Bubser enjoys: reading, running, cooking, traveling, swimming, SCUBA diving (PADI Open Water Diver certified), and staying caught up on Glee news.


Lauren Gurry

Lauren Gurry is a Copywriter and Social Media Manager at NextLevel Web Strategies in Westfield, NJ.  In her capacity as a NextLevel’s primary Copywriter, Ms. Gurry is responsible for writing and optimizing all of the content for clients’ websites and blogs.  She additionally manages each client’s social media content and accounts.

Before joining NextLevel Web Strategies, Ms. Gurry was the Digital Marketing Coordinator at Prestige Volvo in East Hanover, NJ.  Her responsibilities included: social media management, blog writing, press release writing, search engine optimization, and corresponding with new Internet customers.

Ms. Gurry graduated magna cum laude from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) in May 2011 with a BA in Professional Writing and Journalism, along with minors in Mass Communications and Marketing.  She was the recipient of TCNJ’s Arthur Tiffany Award for Media and Expository Writing in 2010 and TCNJ’s Professional Writing Award in 2009.  While studying at TCNJ, Ms. Gurry was the Operations Manager for 91.3 FM WTSR, the student-operated radio station at TCNJ, for two years.  She also held several editing positions at The Signal, TCNJ’s official newspaper, and wrote a weekly column for the paper’s Features section.

In her spare time, Ms. Gurry enjoys: reading, writing, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

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