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Rankings & Recognition

Several of the firm’s practice areas are regularly recognized by legal rankings and referral publications, the editors of which consult with in-house counsel and practitioners in the field in making their determinations. Certain of these rankings and other recognitions are noted below. Individual firm attorneys are similarly recognized by these publications.

                                               

Commercial Litigation

  • Financial Times: Ranked as Highly Commended North America Innovative Lawyers in 2016.
  • Chambers USA: Ranked for Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite (New York) in 2016.
  • The Legal 500: Ranked nationally for General Commercial Disputes in 2016.
  • Benchmark Litigation: Ranked as “Highly Recommended” for Litigation in New York in 2017.
  • Benchmark Litigation: Ranked nationally for General Commercial Litigation in 2017.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Commercial Litigation (Nationwide and New York) in 2017.

Securities Litigation

  • Chambers USA: Ranked for Litigation: Securities: Institutional Plaintiffs (New York) in 2016.
  • The Legal 500: Ranked nationally for Securities Litigation - Defense and Plaintiff in 2016.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Litigation – Securities (Nationwide and New York) in 2017.

Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy

  • Chambers USA: Ranked for Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and New York) in 2016.
  • Chambers Global: Ranked for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in 2016.
  • The Legal 500: Ranked nationally for Finance - Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate in 2016.
  • Benchmark Litigation: Ranked nationally for Bankruptcy in 2017.
  • IFLR 1000: Ranked in Restructuring and Insolvency in 2015.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Nationwide and New York), and Litigation – Bankruptcy (Nationwide and New York) in 2017.

Criminal Defense

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Criminal Defense: General Practice (San Francisco) and Criminal Defense: White-Collar (New York and San Francisco) in 2017.

Mass Tort, Toxic Tort and Product Liability Litigation

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants (Atlanta) in 2017.

Real Estate

  • The Legal 500: Ranked nationally for Real Estate and Construction – Real Estate in 2016.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Litigation – Real Estate (Nationwide and New York) in 2017.

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • The Legal 500: Ranked nationally for Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation: Full Coverage in 2016.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms:" Ranked for Litigation – Intellectual Property (Nationwide and San Francisco) in 2017.

Insurance Recovery

  • Chambers USA: Ranked for Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (California) in 2016.
  • The Legal 500: Ranked nationally for Insurance: Advice to Policyholders in 2016.
  • Benchmark Litigation: Ranked nationally for Insurance in 2016.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Insurance Law (Nationwide, Los Angeles and San Francisco) in 2017.

 Mergers and Acquisitions - Related Litigation

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions (Nationwide and New York) in 2017.

Matrimonial and Family Law

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms:” Ranked for Family Law (New York) in 2017.