With decades of litigation experience, Walter M. Luers has joined Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP, in its Saddle Brook office, to establish and grow the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) and the Open Public Meetings Act (“OPMA”) practice. In addition to OPRA and OPMA, he enjoys a successful practice in the areas of civil rights law and commercial litigation. Mr. Luers, who formerly had his own practice in Hunterdon County, has represented media organizations and other private entities, non-profit corporations and individuals in cases involving access to public records. His cases have resulted in seven New Jersey Supreme Court opinions, eight published Appellate Division opinions and dozens of other decisions.