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August 20, 2020

Press Release

58 Stroock lawyers across 34 practice areas have been selected by their peers for recognition this year by Best Lawyers in America, including the publication’s newly released “Ones to Watch” listing of up-and-coming lawyers.

In addition, senior counsel Michael Basile was named “Lawyer of the Year” for banking and finance law in Miami – a prestigious honor given to just one lawyer per practice area within each metropolitan region based on the highest peer ratings received.

Stroock lawyers recognized as Best Lawyers in America include:

Attorney Office Category
Robert Abrams New York Commercial Litigation
Michael Basile Miami Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Laura E. 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
Tax Law
Leonard Boxer New York Real Estate Law
Etta Brandman New York Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Melvin A. Brosterman New York Derivatives and Futures Law
Joel Cohen New York Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Andrew P. DeNatale New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Brian Diamond New York Real Estate Law
John B. Egnatios-Beene New York Land Use and Zoning Law
Daniel A. Fliman New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bruce D. Gallant New York Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Erez E. Gilad New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Joseph B. Giminaro New York Real Estate Law
Alon M. Goldberger New York Banking and Finance Law
Jerry H. Goldfeder New York Government Relations Practice
Jayme T. Goldstein New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization 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
Jeff 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
Howard S. Lavin New York Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Brett Lawrence New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency
Reorganization Law
Burton M. Leibert New York Mutual Funds Law
Robert Lewin New York Insurance Law
Kevin Matz New York Trusts and Estates
Michael J. McCarthy New York Real Estate Law
Frank A. Merola Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency
Reorganization Law
Jeffrey W. Meyers New York Energy Law
Charles G. Moerdler New York Litigation - Real Estate
Ross F. Moskowitz New York Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law
Steven P. Moskowitz New York Real Estate Law
Lewis F. Murphy Miami Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Securities and Litigation  
Trusts and Estates
Kim Pagotto Washington, DC Real Estate Law
Kenneth Pasquale New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency 
Reorganization Law
Steven B. Pokotilow New York Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Anita S. Rosenbloom New York Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Trusts and Estates
Karen Scanna New York Real Estate Law
Bruce H. Schneider New York Antitrust Law
Paul Shelowitz Miami Litigation - Real Estate
Hala M. Sibay Washington, DC Real Estate Law
Mark A. Speiser New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Derivatives and Futures Law
Julia B. Strickland Los Angeles Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Eva C. Talel New York Litigation - Real Estate
Ira K. Teicher Miami Real Estate Law
Robert T. Wright Miami Commercial Litigation

Stroock lawyers recognized as “Ones to Watch” include:

Attorney Office Category
Evan D. Babcock New York Real Estate Law
Emily L. Kuznick New York Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Robert A. Levine New York Corporate Law
Kingsley Nwamah Miami Commercial Litigation
Marija Pecar New York Banking and Finance Law
Jay J. Scharf New York Trusts and Estates
Binni N. Shah New York Patent Law
Pamela S. Takefman New York Commercial Litigation
John C. Van Horn New York Patent Law

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 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Miami.

Professionals

Diane A. Cohen

Director of Legal Personnel and LA Administration

Los Angeles

310-556-5925

dcohen@stroock.com

Jeffrey R. Keitelman

Co-Managing Partner

Washington, DC

202-739-2810

jkeitelman@stroock.com

Alan M. Klinger

Co-Managing Partner

New York

212-806-5818

aklinger@stroock.com

Hala M. Sibay

Special Counsel

Washington, DC

202-739-2893

hsibay@stroock.com