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April 25, 2019

Chambers USA

New York, April 25, 2019 – Chambers USA 2019 has recognized nine Stroock practices, including a new Band 3 recognition for New York’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring practice, and named 25 Stroock lawyers, including new additions Jayme Goldstein and Frank Merola, as leaders in their respective fields.

Chambers ranks leading law firms and lawyers based on the opinion of their peers and clients, and by the quality of their work. Stroock is consistently recognized by Chambers for its preeminent legal work.

Practice Areas

District of Columbia
Real Estate (Band 3)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 5)
International Trade: CFIUS Experts (Band 2)

New York
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)
Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Band 2)
Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory (Band 3)
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (RP)
Real Estate: Mainly Corporate & Finance (Band 4)
Real Estate: Mainly Dirt (Band 2)


Individual Rankings

California: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Frank Merola (Band 4)

District of Columbia: Real Estate
Jeffrey Keitelman (Band 2)
Kim Pagotto (Band 4)

Florida: Litigation: General Commercial
Lewis Murphy (Band 3)

Nationwide: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jayme Goldstein (Band 4)
Kristopher Hansen (Band 2)

Nationwide: Capital Markets: Derivatives
Marvin Goldstein (Band 4)

Nationwide: Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation)
Julia Strickland (Band 1)

Nationwide: International Trade: CFIUS Experts
Chris Griner (Band 1)
Shannon Reaves (Associates to Watch)

New York: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jonathan Canfield (Recognized Practitioner)
Jayme Goldstein (Band 4)
Kristopher Hansen (Band 2)
Brett Lawrence (Band 4)

New York: Environment
Gail Suchman (Band 3)

New York: Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer
Michele Jacobson (Band 3)
Robert Lewin (Band 3)

New York: Intellectual Property: Patent
Ian DiBernardo (Band 4)

New York: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Laura Goldbard George (Recognized Practitioner)
Steven Pokotilow (Band 3)

New York: Real Estate
Leonard Boxer (Senior Statesmen)
Steven Moskowitz (Band 2)
Karen Scanna (Band 4)

New York: Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Ross Moskowitz (Band 2)

New York: Tax
Jeffrey Uffner (Band 4)


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.