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47 Stroock Partners and Counsel Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Lewis F. Murphy Recognized as Lawyer of the Year

New York, NY, August 15, 2016 -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP announced that 47 attorneys across 34 categories have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America
 
In addition, Lewis F. Murphy was recognized as a "Lawyer of the Year" in the Litigation – Securities, Miami category, a prestigious honor named to only one lawyer per practice area within each metropolitan region based on the highest peer ratings received.
 
Stroock attorneys honored as Best Lawyers in America include:
 

Attorney Office Category
Robert Abrams New York Commercial Litigation
Albert M. Appel New York Litigation – Health Care
Jacob Bart New York Real Estate Law
Michael Basile Miami Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Laura Besvinick Miami Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Securities
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Micah W. Bloomfield New York Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Leonard Boxer New York Real Estate Law
Melvin A. Brosterman New York Derivatives and Futures Law
William Campbell New York Real Estate Law
Joel Cohen New York Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Stuart H. Coleman New York Mutual Funds Law
Andrew P. DeNatale New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Brian Diamond New York Real Estate Law
Joel H. Goldberg New York Mutual Funds Law
Marvin J. Goldstein New York Derivatives and Futures Law
Kristopher M. Hansen New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Steven Horowitz New York Real Estate Law
Jeffrey R. Keitelman Washington, DC Real Estate Law
Alan M. Klinger New York Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Labor and Employment
Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
Ronald A. Kriss Miami Real Estate Law
Lewis Kruger New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Ray LaSoya Los Angeles Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
William D. Latza New York Insurance Law
Howard S. Lavin New York Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Burton M. Leibert New York Mutual Funds Law
Janna Manes New York Mutual Funds Law
Frank A. Merola Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Jeffrey W. Meyers New York Energy Law
Charles G. Moerdler New York Litigation – Real Estate
Schuyler M. Moore Los Angeles Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
Tax Law
Ross F. Moskowitz New York Land Use & Zoning Law
Real Estate Law
Lewis F. Murphy Miami Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Securities
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Kim Pagotto Washington, DC Real Estate Law
Kenneth Pasquale New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Robert E. Plaze Washington, DC Mutual Funds Law
Steven B. Pokotilow New York Litigation – Patent
Steven W. Rabitz New York Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Mark N. Rae New York Derivatives and Futures Law
Anita S. Rosenbloom New York Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Trusts and Estates
James G. Sammataro Miami Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Karen Scanna New York Real Estate Law
Bruce H. Schneider New York Antitrust Law
Seth D. Slotkin New York Trusts and Estates
Mark A. Speiser New York Derivatives and Futures Law
David Stephens New York Mutual Funds Law
Julia B. Strickland Los Angeles Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Robert T. Wright Miami Commercial Litigation

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional, regulatory and litigation guidance to leading financial institutions, multinational corporations, investment funds and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad.  Our emphasis on excellence and innovation has enabled us to maintain long-term relationships with our clients and made us one of the nation's leading law firms for 140 years.  Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security/CFIUS, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.  The firm has offices in New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles and Miami. 
 
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