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November 7, 2019

Press Release

New York, NY, November 6, 2019 Stroock has tapped partner Michele Jacobson to lead its New York General Litigation Group. Michele is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a co-chair of its Insurance and Reinsurance Group.

The New York General Litigation Group comprises more than 60 lawyers. The group includes a former New York attorney general, former state and federal judges, ex-federal prosecutors and former officials with various other state and federal agencies.

Michele is highly ranked in a number of legal directories including Chambers USA and The Legal 500, and she has been recognized as one of the top women lawyers in New York state by the New York Times Magazine. She recently was named one of 14 “Women to Watch” by Business Insurance magazine.

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, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C. For more, visit

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