in Lambda Legal’s New Jersey Marriage Lawsuit: Lewis v. Harris
Pictured: Sarah & Suyin Lael with Zenzali, Danica & Tanaj
Leading the list of plaintiff couples are Mark Lewis and Dennis Winslow, two Episcopalian pastors from Union City, Hudson County who have been a couple for 15 years. In addition to Lewis and Winslow, the plaintiff couples in the case are: Karen and Marcye Nicholson-McFadden, who have been together 17 years and are raising a seven-year-old son, Kasey, and three-year-old daughter, Maya; Saundra Heath-Toby and Alicia Toby-Heath, who have been together 17 years and are leaders in Newark’s Liberation In Truth Unity Fellowship church; Craig Hutchison and Chris Lodewyks, who have been a couple for 35 years and live in Pompton Lakes; Marilyn Maneely and Diane Marini, a southern New Jersey couple who were together for 14 years before Marilyn died tragically in the fall of 2005; Sarah and Suyin Lael, a 16-year couple raising three girls, nine-year-old Zenzali, seven-year-old Tanaj and six-year-old Danica; and Maureen Kilian and Cindy Meneghin, a couple of 32 years with a 14-year-old son, Josh, and an 12-year-old daughter, Sarah.
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Lambda Legal’s attorneys on the case were David Buckel and Susan Sommer. Lawrence S. Lustberg of Gibbons, DelDeo, Dolan, Griffinger & Vecchione, one of New Jersey’s largest and most prestigious law firms, was a cooperating attorney for Lambda Legal.
Editor's Note: Thank you and congratulations to you all! We stand behind you as the battle for one-hundred percent marriage equality moves forward! Thanks for your courage and strength!