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Stroock Increases Number of Attorneys and Practices Recommended by The Legal 500 United States 2015

New York, NY, June 3, 2015-- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, announced that it has once again been recommended in The Legal 500 United States with 11 practice area rankings and 44 attorneys.
 
In the 2015 edition, Stroock was recommended for its national strength in the following 11 practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Domestic Tax: East Coast
  • Energy: Transactions
  • Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds
  • Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds
  • Insurance: Non-Contentious
  • Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
  • M&A: Middle-Market
  • Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate
  • Structured Finance
The following 44 Stroock attorneys were recommended as well: 
 
  • Robert Abrams
  • Conrad Bahlke (Structured Finance)
  • Eugene Balshem (Real Estate)
  • James Bernard (Commercial Litigation)
  • Micah Bloomfield (Domestic Tax: East Coast)
  • Leonard Boxer (Real Estate)
  • Melvin Brosterman (Commercial Litigation)
  • Diana Brummer (Real Estate)
  • Stuart Coleman (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Brian Diamond (Real Estate)
  • Christopher Doyle (M&A: Middle-Market)
  • Michel Evanusa (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Feig (Insurance: Non-Contentious)
  • Richard Fried (Structured Finance)
  • Marvin Goldstein (Structured Finance)
  • Gary Granik (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Mayer Greenberg (Tax)
  • Kristopher Hansen (Corporate Restructuring)
  • Bradley Kulman (M&A: Middle-Market)
  • Jonathan Kusko (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds)
  • Ray LaSoya (M&A: Middle-Market)
  • William Latza (Insurance: Non-Contentious)
  • Brett Lawrence (Corporate Restructuring)
  • Burton Leibert (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Todd Lenson (M&A: Middle-Market)
  • Richard Madris (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds)
  • Janna Manes (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Jeffrey Meyers (Energy: Transactions)
  • Ross Moskowitz (Real Estate)
  • Steven Moskowitz (Real Estate)
  • Bernhardt Nadell (Insurance: Non-Contentious)
  • Tram Nguyen (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds; Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Lior Ohayon (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds)
  • Robert Plaze (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Steven Rabitz (Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation)
  • Jordan Rosenbaum (M&A: Middle-Market)
  • Nicole Runyan (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • James Sammataro (Commercial Litigation)
  • Andrea Satty (Energy: Transactions)
  • Karen Scanna (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Schwartz (M&A: Middle-Market)
  • David Stephens (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Mutual/Registered Funds)
  • Jeffrey Uffner (Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds; 
  • Domestic Tax: East Coast)
  • Boris Ziser (Structured Finance)

The Legal 500 series of guides reviews the strengths and strategies of law firms in more than 90 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, North and South America and the Caribbean. Annually, researchers speak to thousands of law firm clients and commercial lawyers, with firm and attorney recommendations largely based on these conversations.
 
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 almost 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. 
 
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