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October 28, 2020

Press Release

New York, October 28, 2020 — Fifty-four Stroock lawyers have been named “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” by the 2020 Super Lawyers rating service. Among those are four first-time listings, including Cristina Guido, Matthew Schwartz, Patrick Petrocelli and Jay Scharf.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The state- or region-specific Super Lawyers magazine features the annual list of selected attorneys.

Here is the complete list of Super Lawyers for 2020:

Loryn Arkow
Frank Merola
Julia Strickland

Laura Besvinick
Lewis Murphy

New York
Trevor Adler
James Bernard
Leonard Boxer
Mel Brosterman
Jonathan Canfield
Joel Cohen
Alex Cota
Andrew DeNatale
Brian Diamond
Ian DiBernardo
Daniel Fliman
Richard Fried
Laura Goldbard George
Jayme Goldstein
Kristopher Hansen
Steven Horowitz
Michele Jacobson
Alan Klinger
Bradley Kulman
Howard Lavin
Robert Lewin
Burton Lipshie
Jeffrey Lowenthal
Jeffrey Mann
Samantha Martin
Curtis Mechling
Ross Moskowitz
Steven Moskowitz
Kenneth Pasquale
Ernst Rosenberger
Anita Rosenbloom
Karen Scanna
Shira Scheindlin
Bruce Schneider
Matthew Schwartz 
Kevin Smith
Mark Speiser
Kenneth Stein
Claude Szyfer
Eva Talel
Jeffrey Uffner

Washington, D.C.
Chris Griner
Jeff Keitelman

Here is the complete list of Rising Stars for 2020:

Cristina Guido 
Julieta Stepanyan

New York
Patrick Petrocelli 
Gabriel Sasson
Jay Scharf 

Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally.  With a rich history dating back 145 years, the firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit


Alan M. Klinger

Co-Managing Partner

New York